USA team: Cavendish's rival Farrar takes eight to Worlds

Tyler Farrar wins, Vuelta a Espana 2010, stage 21

Sprinters Mark Cavendish and Tyler Farrar locked horns over the last three weeks at the Vuelta a España, with Britain's Cavendish getting the upper hand: 3 - 2.

Farrar wants to even the score at the World Championships on October 3 in Geelong, Australia, and overnight he received notice of the eight-man team that the USA will send to help him:

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.