It's going to be strange to try and beat Cavendish, says Etixx-QuickStep sports director

It may take a while for riders, teams and fans to get used to the sight of Etixx-QuickStep riding for Marcel Kittel and against Mark Cavendish, says team DS Brian Holm

Mark Cavendish wins stage seven of the 2015 Tour de France (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Mark Cavendish without Etixx-QuickStep, Marcel Kittel without Giant-Alpecin's train, and Etixx trying to beat Cavendish in sprints... The 2016 sprints will be 'strange' for both the fans and the teams with Cavendish and Kittel in new colours, says Etixx Sports Director Brian Holm.

Cavendish left Etixx after three years to ride for team Dimension Data, and German Kittel essentially took Cavendish's spot when he left Giant after five years.

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