Mark Cavendish on bottle duty, Tour de France 2012, stage seven

It's hardly the curse of the rainbow jersey, but World Champion Mark Cavendish has been fetching his fair share of waterbottles in aid of Bradley Wiggins' bid for the yellow jersey at the 2012 Tour de France.

Despite making no secret of his passion for winning stages at the Tour, Cavendish revealed at Team Sky's press conference on yesterday's rest day that he is relishing his new role away from the usual limelight.

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