Cavendish's train must adapt to win Tour de France stages

Mark Cavendish steps up, Tour de France 2011 team presentation

The Tour de France route will force Mark Cavendish's sprint train to adjust in order to win. The route this year, especially the first week, features sprint stages with a punch. The race's first leg on Saturday closes with a 4.7 per cent climb to in Les Herbiers.

Cavendish's HTC-Highroad train will include Bernhard Eisel, Mark Renshaw and Matt Goss in the final kilometres.

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