Peter Sagan

Tour de France tech: Custom paint jobs

It’s all about standing out at the Tour de France. Teams and riders fight for publicity over three weeks, whether it be getting in breaks that will ultimately fail, trying to winning a stage, wearing one of the leaders’ jerseys or in the case of some, having products that catch the attention of the media. […]

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Peter Sagan’s descending masterclass

Regarded as the the rider with the best bike handling skills in the pro peloton, watch Peter Sagan as he descends the Col de Manse into Gap on stage 16 of the Tour de France. A masterclass lesson from one of the best. As you can see, Jarlinson Pantano (IAM) can hold Sagan through the […]

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Plaza fends off Sagan to take stage 16 in Tour de France, Nibali aggressive

Spanish rider Ruben Plaza clocked up the best result of his career at 35 years of age, winning stage 16 of the Tour de France in Gap on Monday. The Lampre-Merida rider attacked on the final climb, the Col de Manse, surging 15 kilometres from the finish line and riding flat out to the summit. […]

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“If God wants, I win.” Consistency continues but Sagan still hunting stage victory

Peter Sagan has had a remarkable run of high placings in this year’s Tour de France. Consider the numbers: he was second four times, third twice, fourth on three occasions and fifth on stage fourteen. In all he’s notched up ten top five placings out of 15 stages; remove the two time trials and that […]

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Sagan: We have just one leader – Alberto is still in the game.

CAUTERETS, France (CT) – Although Alberto Contador is currently four minutes four seconds adrift of the yellow jersey in sixth place, far off the form he hoped to be showing in the Tour de France and arguably out of contention for victory, Peter Sagan insists the team is fully behind the Spaniard. The Tinkoff-Saxo rider […]

Contador: achieving the Giro d’Italia-Tour de France double can change my career

UTRECHT, The Netherlands (CT) – He’s said that he is in the closing stages of his professional career, with a retirement at the end of 2016 possible. Now, two days before the start of the 2015 Tour de France, Alberto Contador has made clear that taking a certain major achievement before hanging up his wheels […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Peter Sagan takes a second Tour de Suisse stage victory; Jolien d’Hoore wins stage 2 of the Aviva Women’s Tour, Lisa Brennauer retains overall lead; Andre Greipel sprints to stage 1 win at the Ster ZLM Toer; Steven Tronet takes a surprise win on stage […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Thibaut Pinot wins stage 5 of the Tour de Suisse, takes overall lead; Lizzie Armitstead wins stage 1 of Aviva Women’s Tour, crashes out after finish; Roger Kluge wins Ster ZLM Toer prologue; UCI/CADF anti-doping whistleblower hotline in place; Peter Sagan won’t leave Tinkoff-Saxo before […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Nacer Bouhanni takes a second stage win at the Dauphine, Dennis retains overall lead; Paddy Bevin wins stage 4 of the Tour de Korea, Ewan still in yellow; Annamiek van Vleuten wins Euskal Emakumeen Bira prologue; LottoNL-Jumbo becomes third team to quit MPCC over disagreement […]

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After California success, Sagan looking forward ‘to having more fun’ in Tour de Suisse

Returning to action after putting in one of the most impressive rides of his career in the Tour of California, Peter Sagan has the sound of a rider who suddenly has had a lot of pressure taken off his shoulders. The Tinkoff-Saxo rider will recommence racing in the Tour de Suisse on Saturday, and will […]

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