World Champ Hushovd to help Farrar beat Cavendish at Tour

Thor Hushovd, World Champion,Tour of Lombardy 2010

World Champion Thor Hushovd said that he will help his new team-mate Tyler Farrar beat Cavendish at the Tour France in July.

"We must go far back in time to find a flat stage where I beat Mark Cavendish," Hushovd told Norway's VG Nett. "So, I'd rather help Farrar to beat him."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.