Tag: Peter Sagan

Tour Down Under: Liggett takes us back to the good old days

Stage 4: Norwood to Uraidla (128.2km) After a bad news winter, what with all the speculation and the let down, Stage 4 of the Santos Tour Down Under came prescribed to cycling fans like a tranquilizer. “Take this”, they should have said when introducing…

Stage 6: Learning to love this lawyering-up revolution

Peter Sagan won Stage 3 in style earlier this week. Today he started Stage 6 with a little less panache, forced to swap his usual swagger for the hope that his team might be successful in overturning the decision the race jury took the…

Code of the Soigneur gets Sagan moving

Paris-Roubaix Last week it was a jacket, and a race-ending tumble with Oliver Naesen on the cobbles of Flanders; this week a more routine rear wheel change on the cobbles of northern France. But it was the same familiar sight – Peter Sagan standing…

Sagan and Naesen hit the high road

Tour of Flanders Perhaps it was just me that had unanswered questions after the Tour of Flanders today. For instance… What was Philippe Gilbert saying in those last 15 km? What was Peter Sagan thinking as he stood at the side of the road?…

Milan-Sanremo: Hang on. This is real, isn’t it?

Two moments stood out in the minutes after Michal Kwiatkowski won Milan-Sanremo. First there was Peter Sagan, beaten by a spoke length, extending his hand to Kwiatkowski in congratulations. Then came Sagan’s comment to Italian TV, that “it wasn’t the result that mattered, the…

Tirreno-Adriatico: Peter Sagan’s dog day afternoon

Stage 7: (ITT) San Benedetto del Tronto to San Benedetto del Tronto It was a beautiful day in San Benedetto del Tronto today. The sun was shining, the skies were clear and blue, and the barometer pointed to about 14 degrees Celsius. It was…

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad: The Sagan Lectures

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Saturday 25 February 2017 It was the first Classic of the Season, a chance to test winter training plans or at least get schooled as part of an exclusive offer open to all 198 other starters: learning to ride an Omloop like…

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