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Cavendish still the man to beat on Tour sprints

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Being likened to a "time trial helmet on a bike" is not the most flattering compliment, but it's an image Mark Cavendish's rivals will be wishing they could emulate when they set out to beat the British sprint king at the 100th Tour de France. 

British cyclist Mark Cavendish (L) during the fourth stage of the Star ZLM Tour on June 15, 2013. he will line up in Corsica as the man to beat over seven sprint-friendly stages from the 21 on offer.

Cavendish, who took his tally of victories on the race to 23 in last year's edition while with Team Sky, has since switched to the Omega-Pharma team. But the move has not made the 'Manx Missile' any slower.

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