Sprint rivalry between QuickStep and Tinkoff continues to simmer in California

The simmering rivalry between the Etixx-QuickStep team of Mark Cavendish and the Tinkoff-Saxo squad led by Peter Sagan at the Tour of California will likely end up on the back burner during today’s stage in San Jose. The climb over Mt. Hamilton and the uphill finish on Metcalf Road could rule out the type of bunch sprint finish that has seen Cavendish win the first two stages of this year’s race.

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