Cavendish pleased with Sky train's perfection

Mark Cavendish (Sky) wins Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne.

Mark Cavendish (Sky) wins Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne. (Image credit: AFP)

When Mark Cavendish (Team Sky) wins, and it's a regular occurrence, you can bet that the first words to come from his mouth will be praise for his team. And today was no exception - except for an expletive on live Belgian television - when the world champion swooped to win Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne at the first attempt.

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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.