Mark Cavendish: Tour de France crash 'could have been worse'

British sprint star Mark Cavendish philosophical over Tour de France exit as a result of crash

Mark Cavendish will be riding with team mate Kwiatkowski at the Tour de San Luis Credit Graham Watson

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Mark Cavendish looked at the bright side this morning after abandoning the Tour de France due to a crash on Saturday in Harrogate.

"It's disappointed, but things could be worse," Cavendish said at the Omega Pharma-QuickStep team's bus in York. "I don't think I'm too bad, I'll come back in two weeks. We have an incredibility strong team: Tony Martin, Niki Terpstra, Matteo Trentin, Jan Bakelants. I'll be devastated to miss the success that they'll have."

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