03/07/2014 10:23 BST | Updated 03/07/2014 10:59 BST

Loom Beats Froome As Mark Cavendish Wears Craze Jewellery At Tour De France

He's the fastest man on two wheels - blink and you'll miss him (and his trendy new bracelets).

Mark Cavendish, one of Britain's most loved sportsmen, was pictured wearing green loom bands as he trained for Saturday's Grand Depart of the Tour De France.

Cav, as he's known to cycling fans, wants to win the tour's green jersey which will mean he's the fastest sprinter in the race.


The green machine: Cav sports the loom band

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The Manx Missile has recovered from illness to take part in the historic race

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Cycle fans are flocking to Yorkshire to see the start of the race

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Pro teams, including Cavendish's Omega team, have been training on the roads