Mark Cavendish tired of Tour de France 'chicken pox'

Etixx-Quick-Step sprinter Mark Cavendish bemoans the number of climbs between now and the final Tour de France stage in Paris

Mark Cavendish during the Team Presentation of the 2015 Tour de Francet

(Image credit: Watson)

Sprinters hate mountains and Mark Cavendish is no exception.

The Manxman took to Twitter before Thursday's stage 18 bemoaning the number of red dots on the route profile, which indicate categorised climbs.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.