Is Mark Cavendish wearing the new S-Works 8 shoes at the Tour of Oman?

The Manx sprinter starts his 2022 campaign in new kicks

Mark Cavendish wearing new Specialized shoes at Tour of Oman
(Image credit: Getty / Dario Belingheri)

Mark Cavendish makes his return to racing this week, and in a new pair of shoes no less.

Riding the Tour of Oman as part of Quick Step Alpha-Vinyl’s six-man team Cavendish is wearing what looks to be the hotly anticipated Specialized S-Works 8 model.

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Luke Friend has worked as a writer, editor and copywriter for twenty five years. Across books, magazines and websites, he's covered a broad range of topics for a range of clients including Major League Baseball, the National Trust and the NHS. He has an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University and is a qualified bicycle mechanic. He has been a cycling enthusiast from an early age, partly due to watching the Tour de France on TV. He's a keen follower of bike racing to this day as well as a regular road and gravel rider.