The next rider to get the Panache pop-art treatment has nearly as many nicknames as he does victories. Here for your visual delectation is Cannonball Cav, the Manx Missile, 2011 green jersey and 2013 Giro points classification winner Mark Cavendish.
He adds a bit of razzmatazz, a bit of sparkle and shimmer to the peloton. Who? Why That Boy Phinney, of course! Here are just a few of the reasons why we love him so much!
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If he wins stage one, Mark Cavendish will become the sixth British rider to wear the yellow jersey at the Tour de France. The other five are Tommy Simpson (1962), Chris Boardman (1994, 1997, 1998), Sean Yates (1994), David Millar (2000) and Bradley Wiggins (2012).