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Cav moves closer to Le Tour

Isle of Man cyclist Mark Cavendish has moved a step closer to realising his boyhood dream of riding in the Tour de France.

He has been named in T-Mobile's preliminary squad of thirteen riders - this will be reduced to nine ahead of the start on July 7th.

T-Mobile have named another British rider, Roger Hammond, alongside Cavendish which is significient with the opening stage taking place in London.

Picture - Mark Cavendish (right) and Roger Hammond

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