Rider updates: Mark Cavendish, Marcel Kittel and Peter Sagan

With a brief hiatus in racing ahead of the Tour de France as many riders head off to contest their national championships, the VeloVoices team is looking back to see how our selected riders to watch in 2012 have performed over the past couple of months. I’m following three of the sport’s fastest men: reigning world champion Mark Cavendish, Argos-Shimano’s Marcel Kittel and Liquigas-Cannondale’s Peter Sagan. Each has added further victories to their palmares since we last checked in on them midway through the spring Classics, so here’s a quick run-down of how they have been doing since then.

Mark Cavendish (Sky)

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Results: Won three stages at the Giro d’Italia, second in points classification. Won general classification at Ster ZLM Toer. Continue reading