You know you've arrived when someone makes a T-shirt celebrating your achievements. A clothing company has just released a green T-shirt depicting a map of France showing the location of all ten of Mark Cavendish's 2008-09 Tour de France stage wins.
The company, www.philosophyfootball.com, are more used to making shirts celebrating footballers so it's an endorsement of cycling's rise in prominence that they are making a shirt dedicated to Cavendish.
The company's co-founder Hugh Tisdale is apparently a fan of the Tour and witnessed Cavendish in action at this year's race.
The shirt also includes a quote from French sporting paper L'Equipe, and has the legend 'Cavendish 10' on the back.
The shirt is available in five sizes from small to XXL and is priced at £20.99 from www.philosophyfootball.com.
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on CyclingWeekly.com, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, CyclingWeekly.com would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, n exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.
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