Peter Sagan and Majka to lead Bora-Hansgrohe at Tour de France

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe)

Peter Sagan will have the backing of a solid Bora-Hansgrohe squad for the Tour de France , with Rafal Majka leading the German team's overall hopes. Sagan will target a record-equaling sixth green points jersey in July and further stage victories. He was disqualified from the 2017 Tour de France after tangling with Mark Cavendish in the stage 4 sprint but was later cleared of any wrongdoing by the UCI. The three-time world road race champion will be have the support of Marcus Burghardt, Maciej Bodnar and Daniel Oss for the sprints and flat stages but there is no place in the eight-rider squad for his brother Juraj, who Peter beat to take the recent Slovakian national championships. Bodnar will also lead Bora-Hansgrohe's hopes against the clock after winning the final time trial of the 2017 Tour de France in Marseille. Sagan is trying to equal Erik Zabel's record of ...

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