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Cavendish makes team switch

Leaving Etixx-QuickStep for African challenge

Isle of Man cyclist Mark Cavendish has left Etixx-QuickStep after three years.

The Manx Missile has signed for South African Team Dimension Data who have been called MTN-Qhubeka this season.

Cavendish will be joined by wingmen Mark Renshaw and Bernie Eisel.

Cav has signed a three-year deal which is believed to allow him room to include track racing in a bid to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

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