Mark Cavendish to battle on track with Tom Boonen and Iljo Keisse tonight (streamed live)

Omega Pharma-Quick Step hold team track championships this evening - and you can watch it live online

by Simon_MacMichael   January 15, 2013  

Mark Cavendish in Omega Pharma Quick Step kit

Mark Cavendish, twice a world champion in the Madison, will be taking to the boards tonight in a track competition against other members of his new team, Omega Pharma-Quick Step, including Tom Boonen and Six Day racing specialist Iljo Keisse - what's more, it will be streamed live on the team website.

The event, billed as the OPQS Championship, takes place at the Flemish Eddy Merckx cycling centre in Ghent and comes on the same evening as the team presentation, the event starting from 1955 local time - that's 1855 in the UK.The event is scheduled to finish at 11pm local time - 10pm UK time.

You can watch it here.

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Thats great! Good to see a team trying new things to add a bit of positive publicity beyond the usual boring rubbish.

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posted by STATO [467 posts]
15th January 2013 - 20:15


Oooh I have 30 minutes to get my bubs to bed, tidy up the toys, make lunch boxes & sort out clean uniforms..
No problem!

I'm only here for the cake

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posted by Dizzy [66 posts]
15th January 2013 - 20:19


Thanks for the steer lads!


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posted by antonio [1108 posts]
15th January 2013 - 20:43


Just got back from hockey training and read this - checked out some already - excellent !

Cycling - not just a pastime or sport - free your soul on the open road.

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posted by timbola [232 posts]
15th January 2013 - 21:21


Good move by the team, not keen on the Belgian commentary though!

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice, but in practice...

posted by notfastenough [3722 posts]
15th January 2013 - 21:30


Poor Cav, having to listen to all that Flemish. He must have really hated Sky!

posted by LeDomestique [34 posts]
15th January 2013 - 22:01


notfastenough wrote:
Good move by the team, not keen on the Belgian commentary though!

Can't be as bad as Hugh Porter saying "Raceface" every 2mins.

posted by Dog72 [108 posts]
16th January 2013 - 11:11