• Oakley Announces Custom Jawbone Eyewear in Tour de France

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    Posted almost 5 years ago by Rick Zacharias

    Oakley, Inc. today announced updates regarding the 2009 Tour de France and the concurrent worldwide release of JAWBONE, a revolutionary breakthrough in performance eyewear.

  • Cavendish Wins First Classic of Season

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    Posted about 5 years ago by Richard Williams/The Guardian

    After spending almost seven hours in the saddle covering a 190-mile course including the climbs of the Poggio and the Cipressa at an average of over 27mph, Cavendish demonstrated a combination of blazing speed and an instinct for the kill unequalled among contemporary cyclists.

  • Cavendish Wins Tirreno-Adriatico

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    Posted about 5 years ago by Kiko Garcia

    Oakley sprinter Mark Cavendish once again demonstrated he is the fastest man in the peloton by sprinting to victory in the final stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico stage race in Italy on Tuesday. 

Mark Cavendish

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"I don't consider myself lucky to be a professional. I'm a pro because I worked for it. I'm not a pro because I was lucky, but I'm lucky to be where I am." "It's an unbelievable sense of achievement when you cross the line first, knowing all the hard work your team and yourself have put into the race, and everything leading up to it, has all been worthwhile. " "I want to keep winning - big, small, long, short, road, track, hard, easy - it doesn't matter, as long as the team or I are first across the finish line. I just love racing my bike! "

Date of Birth:
May 21, 1985
Hometown:
Isle of Man, UK
Sponsors:
Omega Pharma, Quick Step, American Pistachio Growers, Specialized, Jaguar, Nike, Science In Sport

Career Highlights

    • 2008: 1st, British Madison Championship
    • 18 victories in 2008
    • 2009: 2 Stage Wins Tour of California
    • 2009: 1st, Milan - San Remo
    • 2009: 3 Stage Wins - Giro d'Italia
    • 2009: 1st stage at the Tour of Qatar
    • 2009: 6 Stage Wins, Tour de France
    • 2009: 4 Stage Wins, Giro d'Italia
    • 2010: 5 Stage Wins, Tour de France
    • 2010: 4 Stages and Points Jersey Winner, Vuelta a España
    • 2011: 3 Stage Wins, Giro d'Italia
    • 2011: 5 Stage Wins and Green Jersey Winner, Tour de France
    • 2011: UCI Road Race World Champion
    • 2012: 1st, Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
    • 100th Career Win - Stage 12 Giro d'italia 2013
    • 2013 - Points Classification Winner - Giro d'Italia
    • 2013 - 25th Career Tour de France Stage Victory