Congratulations Cavendish

First ever Brit to win the green jersey. In just four years, he’s won 20 stages – that puts him 6th highest in Tour history. My money is on him breaking Eddy Merckx’s record of 34.

By | 2011-07-25T07:57:02+00:00 July 25th, 2011|News|

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  1. Ty July 25, 2011 at 8:26 am - Reply

    He may beat Merckx record but that would be like Katy Perry having more number #1 singles than Bruce Springsteen. The number might be higher but the quality is nowhere near.

  2. Luke July 25, 2011 at 10:37 am - Reply

    A very good analogy Ty – I have to agree!

  3. Mat Brook July 26, 2011 at 6:12 pm - Reply

    I do not agree. Different days, you can’t compare the two.

    No one would ever say that Cav is a better rider than Merckx, that is not the point. Cav would beat him hands down in a sprint but then again Merckx would be leading a breakaway!

    Cav, what can you say, you either love him or loath him!

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