Mark Cavendish and new team-mates must 'work together, or else'

MTN-Qhubeka/Team Dimension Data boss Douglas Ryder explains that conflict of interest between the squad's sprinters will be kept to a minimum

Mark Cavendish, Tour of Britain 2015 team presentation

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

Mark Cavendish and his new team-mates must work together or risk ruining everything that team Dimension Data and Qhubeka represents in Africa.

Cavendish and the South African team, which still races as MTN-Qhubeka until next year, announced today that they would join forces for the 2016 season. The team already has a string of second-level sprinters with Tyler Farrar, Theo Bos, Kristian Sbaragli and Edvald Boasson Hagen.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.