Mark Cavendish's future still unclear as he bows out of Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl with podium ride

The British national champion has been heavily linked with the B & B Hotels KTM team for 2023

Mark Cavendish
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Mark Cavendish finished second at the Memorial Rik Van Steenbergen in his final race for Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl at the weekend

The Manxman was unable to get the better of sprinter Tim Merlier of Alpecin Deceuninck in the final kick for the line, with Dylan Groenewegen of BikeExchange-Jayco completing the podium at the one day race in Belgium. 

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Tom joined Cycling Weekly in early 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

He has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the recent Glasgow World Championships. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world and interviewed some of the sport's top riders. 

When not writing news scoops from the WorldTour, or covering stories from elsewhere in the domestic professional scene, he reports on goings on at bike shops up and down the UK, where he is based when not out on the road at races. He has also appeared on the Radio Cycling podcast.