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Cav tipped for Le Tour success

Mark Cavendish is being tipped by one of his team mates to build on his Giro d'Italia success and win a stage of the Tour de France.

George Hincapie was speaking after he sprinted to victory in the second stage of the Dauphine Libere in France yesterday.

He believes High Road is a team that can win with many different riders and in many ways.

"We have some of the best sprinters in the world," said Hincapie, adding that, "A sprinter like Cavendish is perhaps the fastest in the closing stages."

The American thinks Cav can bring the team a victory at the Tour and is also looking to win a stage himself.

The greatest cycling event in the world takes place from July 5 to 27.

Picture: Mark Cavendish crossing the line for one of his two stage victories at this year's Giro d'Italia.

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