Mark Cavendish at the Ghent Six (photo gallery)

Mark Cavendish and team-mate Iljo Keisse warm up for the Ghent Six

Mark Cavendish and Patrick Sercu at the 2014 Six-days of Ghent
(Image credit: Watson)

Mark Cavendish is partnering Omega Pharma-QuickStep team-mate Iljo Keisse at the Ghent Six-Day track event in Belgium this week (November 18-23)

The historic event sees pairs of riders take part in a series of events, with an overall winning pair awarded at the end of the six days.

Cavendish and Keisse took to the track on Monday to warm up for the event, and meet the press.

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