Mark Cavendish Tour of Britain 2007

Mark Cavendish has already shown he can win sprints against the fastest finishers in the world but surprised even himself by winning the prologue of the Tour of Britain on Sunday.

He spent a painful hour in the dentist?s chair last week having a wisdom tooth removed and was worried about his fitness but used his natural speed and bike handling skills to fly round the tight 1.6-mile circuit.

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