Bradley Wiggins: That's not the way Mark Cavendish should exit cycling

Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish 2016 Madison World Champions
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Bradley Wiggins has reacted with shock to the news that Mark Cavendish may have ridden his final race as a professional. 

An emotional Cavendish told Sporza that he may have ridden his final race at the conclusion of Gent-Wevelgem on Sunday, having been in the day’s early break before the Classics favourites eventually decided the race. 

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.