Mark Cavendish and Peter Sagan to ride Vuelta a San Juan

Bora-Hansgrohe's Peter Sagan puts on another green jersey at the Tour de France

Mark Cavendish and Peter Sagan will be headline names at the 2019 Vuelta a San Juan, it has been confirmed. It will be the first time that the pair have ridden the South American race, having previously ridden the now-defunct Tour de San Luis. "We are happy to confirm it,” San Juan sports minister Jorge Chica told Argentinian publication Diario de Cuyo. " The talks have been going on for some months and today, finally, we can confirm that Sagan will be here, giving more prestige to our Vuelta. “They are figures that will give [the race] an extraordinary level." Last month, Sagan told Cyclingnews that he intended on riding the South American race for the first time . He had already been confirmed to start the opening round of the WorldTour Tour Down Under, which he has ridden the past two years. Sagan has previously ridden the Tour de ...

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