But Cavendish will race, even though he underlined his pedigree in sprintfinish bunfights
by winning two stages, and finishing second in two more, on the Giro d'Italia in May.
The arrival of gleaming new 21-inch flat screen monitor on a desktop can result in desperate bunfights
as employees try to secure equivalent honours.
WITH St David's Day approaching fast the ex-pat community is busily filling diaries with celebrations, dinners, lunches and bunfights
to celebrate the occasion.
But our vote for the whackiest and best of all the Christmas bunfights
goes to the Irish Food Board (Bord Bia) who staged a packed party at the Irish embassy.
What terrifies me is that I may be being asked to these bunfights
on the grounds of my interestingness.