CW Live: Mark Cavendish reportedly set to sign for Astana; Tom Pidcock smashes Sa Calobra KOM; London cycle lane gritting row; Ineos Grenadiers release new kit; Mathieu van der Poel 'scared' on Val di Sole snow; Lotto-Dstny skipping Giro d'Italia

All the news in the world of cycling you need to read

Good morning, Adam Becket here ready to take you through another big day of cycling news. Today might be the day that we finally find out where Mark Cavendish will be riding next year, but there are some other things happening too.

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Mark Cavendish reportedly heading to Astana Qazaqstan

Decathlon launch e-cargo bike in the UK - could this transform cycling?

ICYMI Alex Morrice and Luca Vergallito win Zwift Academy

Tom Pidcock sets new record for Sa Calobra climb on Strava

WiV SunGod (now AT85) to ride Dolan Bikes in 2023

Cycling through an eruption of joy

Southwark Council attacked for apparently favouring cyclists over pedestrians

Father Christmas on two wheels

Ineos Grenadiers release new 'visibly fast' kit

Council workers told to call police if faced with 'trouble' over bike hangars

Mathieu van der Poel 'scared' on Val di Sole snow

No Lotto-Dstny at the Giro d'Italia for the first time in 23 years

No Jai Hindley at Giro, but Aleksandr Vlasov will go

Right, that's probably enough news for now. I'll be back tomorrow unless something dramatic happens tonight - still no concrete news on the Mark Cavendish front, remember. 

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