Mark Cavendish will ride in Tour of Britain

Omega Pharma-QuickStep sprinter Mark Cavendish confirmed for Britain's premier stage race, from September 7-14

Mark Cavendish on stage one of the Tour de l'Ain 2014

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Mark Cavendish will ride in this year's Tour of Britain, his Omega Pharma-QuickStep team confirmed on Monday.

The 29-year-old Isle of Man sprinter is still on the comeback trail after crashing out of the Tour de France in July on the opening stage to Harrogate. He underwent surgery to correct a separated shoulder as a result of the incident.

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