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Team believes Cavendish doused in urine at Tour

Updated: July 10, 2013, 2:43 PM ET
Associated Press

MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France -- Mark Cavendish believes a roadside spectator sprayed him with urine during the Tour de France time trial on Wednesday, his team manager said.

Patrick Lefevere of Omega Pharma-Quick Step said it may have been linked to anger among some fans who claimed -- unfairly in his view -- that Cavendish intentionally bumped into Dutch rider Tom Veelers and caused him to crash in the final sprint a day earlier.

"(Cavendish) explained to the other guys in the bus that ...

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