Mark Cavendish re-signs with Dimension Data for 2019

Cavendish extends with his current team after two tough recent seasons

Mark Cavendish crosses the line outside the time cut on stage 11 of the Tour de France

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Mark Cavendish, after a "difficult" season, has re-signed with Dimension Data for the 2019.

The super sprinter from the Isle of Man suffered in the Tour de France without a win and ended his 2018 season soon after the RideLondon-Surrey Classic in July. He discovered he had the Epstein-Barr virus.

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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.