Mark Cavendish Tour of Ireland 2008 stage 4

It's a debate that has divided the nation during the past week. Should John Sergeant have quit the BBC?s Strictly Come Dancing or not?

As a former ballroom dancer, Mark Cavendish has a typically forthright opinion on the matter: ?He was hopeless, wasn?t he? I wouldn?t have voted for him.?

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Sports journalist Lionel Birnie has written professionally for Sunday Times, Procycling and of course Cycling Weekly. He is also an author, publisher, and co-founder of The Cycling Podcast. His first experience covering the Tour de France came in 1999, and he has presented The Cycling Podcast with Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe since 2013. He founded Peloton Publishing in 2010 and has ghostwritten and published the autobiography of Sean Kelly, as well as a number of other sports icons.