PETER SAGAN’S TOUR DE FRANCE PREVIEW

Just one month after he sat on the start line for the Unbound Gravel 100 off-road race in Emporia, Kansas, (and weeks after recovering from his third bout with Covid)  three-time world champion Peter Sagan will soon find himself on the start line for another Tour de France appearance where he has already begun to dispel any doubts about his goals for July.

“WHO SAID I’M NOT GOING FOR THE GREEN JERSEY?”

Peter Sagan (r) and his trusty TotalEnergies teammate Daniel Oss lined up for the Unbound Gravel 100 race. Photo: Zap

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Superstar Peter Sagan is once again at the Tour de France but for the first time with French squad TotalEnergies. “Finally I’m here at the Tour de France after some complications”, the Slovakian said. “I’m glad that tomorrow we can start. The Tour de Suisse confirmed that my preparation has gone well and I’m still able to win. I don’t think I’m doing that bad… It’s hard to predict what will happen in the race. All we can expect is three weeks of hard racing. I’ll try and win some stages and do my best. We are here with a very good team. It’s a new team for me. The atmosphere is very nice and very relaxed. It’s important to have some good time in this period as Covid makes life difficult for everyone. The first time trial will decide who will be able to hunt for the yellow jersey in the second and third stages. I will try to lose the less time possible. After that we’ll see… After stage 4, we’ll have a very interesting stage with cobbles. Who said I’m not targeting the green jersey anymore? Not me for sure…”

Photo: Bettini/SprintCyclingAgency

 

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