'I'm on a one-year contract': Mark Cavendish feeling fortunate despite uncertain future

The Manxman doesn't believe the Tour de France will happen this year

Mark Cavendish (Giuseppe Cacace/AFP via Getty Images)

(Image credit: AFP via Getty Images)

Mark Cavendish has said he doesn't believe the Tour de France will happen this year amidst an uncertain future for the Manxman, who is well aware he only has a one-year contract with Bahrain-McLaren.

The sprinter held a Q&A session on Instagram live with former team-mate Bradley Wiggins where they touched on numerous topics including the current period of no racing as well as Cavendish's future.

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