Cavendish and Wiggins battle through rainstorms in Andalusia

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HTC-Columbia's Mark Cavendish took on the role of team helper for the first stage of his debut race of the 2010 season, the Tour of Andalusia in Spain.

"He did really well," HTC-Columbia manager Rolf Aldag told Cycling Weekly. "Mark was feeling so strong that he spent most of the day as team helper, working for his team-mates Mick [Rogers] and Maxime [Monfort] who are our overall contenders here."

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