Given the traditional hostilities between cyclists and taxi drivers, it feels a little odd to be sitting in the back of a London cab with the notoriously combustible Mark Cavendish, the number one.
Cavendish and Wiggins finish Track World Champs in style
Mark Cavendish - believe in Britain!
Mark Cavendish combines intense preparation with a near-photographic memory
Mark Cavendish Photos - Mark Cavendish of Omega Pharma-Quick Step and Great Britain prepares to ride during stage one of the 2013 Giro d'Italia on May 2013 in Naples, Italy. - 2013 Giro d'Italia - Stage One
Happily ever after: Cycling champion Mark Cavendish wed glamour model Peta Todd in London on Saturday
Cycling: Cavendish crashes out in Tour of Britain as Greipel wins stage