Cavendish spill dents aim for Tour stage-win mark

Updated: July 4, 2013, 4:26 PM ET
Associated Press

MONTPELLIER, France -- Catching up with Andre Leducq will have to wait. Mark Cavendish's campaign to match the Frenchman's 25 stage wins at the Tour de France was put on hold Thursday when he crashed near the end of Stage 6 and ran out of power at the end.

Cavendish pedaled furiously, rode in a team car's slipstream, and even bunny-hopped over a curb to catch up with the pack after crashing with about 33 kilometers to go.

Benefiting from a textbook lead-out from his Lotto-Belisol ...

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