Mark Cavendish joins Team Dimension Data for 2016 season

Mark Cavendish, Mark Renshaw and Bernie Eisel will join Team Dimension Data in 2016, the team confirms

Mark Cavendish, Tour of Britain 2015 team presentation

(Image credit: Andy Jones)

MTN-Qhubeka, soon to be known as Team Dimension Data, have announced the signing of 2011 world champion Mark Cavendish for the 2016 season.

Cavendish will be joined by long time leadout man Mark Renshaw and former HTC teammate Bernie Eisel, who leaves Team Sky at the end of the season.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.