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Cyclist Mark Beaumont breaks around the world record

Image copyright Mark Beaumont Mark Beaumont has broken the world record for cycling around the world – by 44 days. The 34-year-old, from Perthshire, arrived in Paris one day ahead of schedule having cycled the 18,000-mile route in 79 days. He set a new world record of 194 days in 2008. Since then it has been broken by other riders, with the previous record set at 123 days. To achieve his goal, Mark needed to cycle an average 240 miles a day. He was on his bike for more than…

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Mark Cavendish to make his return from injury for the Tour of Britain

Mark Cavendish (centre) suffered a broken shoulder blade at the Tour de France Mark Cavendish will return to cycling at Sunday’s Tour of Britain after breaking his shoulder blade during the Tour de France in July. The 32-year-old withdrew from the Tour after colliding with Peter Sagan and hitting the barriers during the sprint finish on stage four in Vittel. Cavendish will ride for Team Dimension Data, who are chasing a third consecutive Tour of Britain title. The Manxman is a 10-time stage winner at the event. This year’s Tour…

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Mark Beaumont: BBC Breakfast chats to cyclist halfway through his round-the-world trip

BBC Breakfast catches up with endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont halfway through his attempt to cycle round the world in 80 days. WATCH MORE: A compilation of Mark’s first-half of his trip and Mark making an 80-second smoothie. If you want to get into cycling, find out how to with the special Get Inspired guide. Source link

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Endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont’s story – and a smoothie – in 80 seconds

Ahead of his round-the-world record attempt – 18,000 miles in 80 days – endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont talks about inspiration and nutrition, all while making a smoothie! Check on Mark’s progress here – and to find out more about getting into cycling, check out our inclusive Get Inspired guide. Source link

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Tour de France 2017: Mark Cavendish appeals for end to ‘vile and threatening comments’

Race judges ruled that Cavendish was put into the barriers by Sagan on stage four Tour de France: 1-23 July Coverage: Live text commentary of every stage on the BBC Sport website. BBC Radio coverage on 5 live sports extra and/or website from 14:30 BST on every stage. Mark Cavendish has appealed for an end to “vile and threatening” social media comments to him and to his family after his Tour de France exit. The 32-year-old collided with world champion Peter Sagan before hitting the barriers in a sprint finish…

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Tour de France 2017: Mark Cavendish out of race after breaking shoulder in crash

Mark Cavendish has won 30 stages on the Tour de France Britain’s Mark Cavendish pulled out of the Tour de France after breaking his right shoulder in a crash. The 32-year-old collided with world champion Peter Sagan before hitting the barriers in a sprint finish on stage four in Vittel. Cavendish, who has won 30 career stages, said he was “massively disappointed”. Sagan was disqualified from the Tour, although his Bora-Hansgrohe team appealed against the decision. Cavendish added: “I feel I was in a good position to win and to…

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Tour de France 2017: Mark Cavendish crashes heavily as Arnaud Demare wins stage four

Mark Cavendish has won 30 stages in the Tour de France Tour de France: 1-23 July Coverage: Live text commentary of every stage on the BBC Sport website. BBC Radio coverage on 5 live sports extra and/or website from 14:30 BST on every stage. Britain’s Mark Cavendish crashed heavily in a sprint finish as Arnaud Demare won stage four of the Tour de France. Dimension Data rider Cavendish, 32, made contact with Peter Sagan before hitting the barriers on the right-hand side of the road in Vittel. He required lengthy…

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Tour de France 2017: Marcel Kittel wins sprint finish with Mark Cavendish fourth

Marcel Kittel has now won 10 Tour de France stages Tour de France: 1-23 July Coverage: Live text commentary of every stage on the BBC Sport website. BBC Radio coverage on 5 live sports extra and/or website from 14:30 BST on every stage. Germany’s Marcel Kittel won a sprint finish to take the second stage of the Tour de France as Britain’s Geraint Thomas retained the yellow jersey. Defending champion Chris Froome crashed in the wet conditions, 30km from the finish, but resumed and finished the stage in 37th place….

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