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Cav ready for event of the year

It's the start of the Tour de France today (Saturday), and Mark Cavendish is in bullish mood.

The 'Manx Missile', who has won 15 stages over the last three years, insists he is in good shape to win the green points jersey.

Although he claimed five stage victories last year, the Isle of Man rider missed out on the coveted sprinters' title by eleven points.

However, he says his preparations haveĀ been ideal this time around:

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