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Wiggins and Cavendish visit Cumbrian village pub

Bradley Wiggins with Team Sky Photo: ITV

Hundreds of people in Cumbria were able to see cyclists Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish, with the rest of the Sky Team, up close last night as they dropped in at a village pub near Penrith.

After completing the stage from Jedburgh to Dumfries the riders went for a meal at the Strickland Arms at Great Strickland.

Hundreds wait outside Penrith pub to meet Olympics cyclists Credit: ITV
Mark Cavendish Credit: ITV

2011 Road Race World Champion Mark Cavendish said: "To think we have come to a village like this and so many people are supporting this. Who would have thought that this many people would be excited about cycling. But we've come here up north where everybody's friendly."

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