Mark Cavendish is Britain's best ever cyclist

Mark Cavendish, Giro d'Italia 2013 podium after stage one

When Mark Cavendish won the sixth stage of the 2013 Giro d'Italia he became Britain's greatest-ever male road cyclist.

For some that is a bold statement, and we know that a section of the British cycling community will disagree strongly. But many more will not.

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