Mark Cavendish Tour de France 2007

MARK Cavendish?s dream of crowning his Tour de France debut with a stage win ended in frustration in Bourg en Bresse today when the Manxman rolled in 181st on stage six.

The T-Mobile rider has endured pitiful luck in the Tour?s first week; knocked off by a spectator on stage one, then wiped out in the final stages of stage two by Manuel Quinziato who himself had been brought down by German Erik Zabel.

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.