Eisel: Mark Cavendish’s 2008 Châteauroux Tour de France stage win changed everything

Eisel: Mark Cavendish’s 2008 Châteauroux Tour de France stage win changed everything



These days Bernhard Eisel might be on a race motorbike and commenting for television at the Tour de France but he was once Mark Cavendish’s protector and teammate in the mountains at the biggest race on the calendar.

The pair go back decades and first roomed together at the Tour back in 2007 when the pocket-rocket sprinter abandoned on stage 8 having missed out on a stage win.



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