Cyclists in Wevelgem, Belgium
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Belgian town Mark Cavendish will call home

3 November 2012 Last updated at 00:25 GMT

We are all used to big-name transfers in the world of football, but cycling has just seen one of its major stars, Mark Cavendish, leave the British Sky Team for a team based in a small town in Belgium.

So what do the locals in Wevelgem make of their new arrival - and why are they such big fans of cycling?

Tom Kavanagh went to find out.