What a year for Mark Cavendish - the green jersey at the TdF 2011 and now World Champion, courtesy of his win yesterday in Copenhagen... From a lukewarm response from BBC Radio 5 Live, with his victory falling well down the pecking order in the sports bulletins, the Radio 5 Live Breakfast Show has been covering it as the main sports item this morning...
Surely, he must be the main contender for Sports Personality of the Year now?
As ever, the British media have covered this occasion well, here is a flavour of the coverage:
Can it get any better for the Manx Missile? Time will tell, but 2011 has been the best year in british cycling, perhaps of all time....