Mark Cavendish leads QuickStep-AlphaVinyl at Giro d'Italia

Mark Cavendish (QuickStep-AlphaVinyl)
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Mark Cavendish returns to the Giro d’Italia after a nine-year absence at the head of a QuickStep-AlphaVinyl team designed to help him up in the sprints finishes. 

The Manxman has won fifteen stages in his five Giro d'Italia appearances and he also won the points classification on his last outing in 2013.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.