|Feillu has three wishes for 2012, but his sights are set|
firmly on cycling's greatest event
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He came tantalisingly close in 2011 - 2nd in Stage 3 and two 4th places for Stages 6 and 7 proved he has the potential and Hhe says that he is "getting something stronger. In terms of strength, but also mentally."
Romain, contracted to Vacansoleil until 2013, realises that his goal will not be easy and that he's up against some very stiff competition. "Mark Cavendish is definitely the fastest man in the peloton. He is the boss and gets so much respect and space in the peloton. But sometimes he goes to a defeat," he says.