Mark Cavendish: It feels weird riding against Etixx-Quick Step

Mark Cavendish spoke ahead of the Tour of Qatar about settling in at Dimension Data and racing against his former Etixx-Quick Step teammates

Mark Cavendish at the 2016 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Classic

(Image credit: Watson)

Mark Cavendish is settling in well at Dimension Data, but he still has happy memories of his time with Etixx-Quick Step and is finding it hard to get used to racing against his former teammates.

The 26-time Tour de France stage winner joined the African team in the off-season and notched his first podium finishes of 2016 in last week's Dubai Tour, finishing second on stage one and third on stage four to eventual general classification winner Marcel Kittel.

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