Peter Sagan joins storied list of Paris-Roubaix champions with named shower - Video

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) adds his name to history

Peter Sagan ( Bora-Hansgrohe ) had already added his name to the pantheon of greats long before last year, but Paris-Roubaix was one thing that was missing from his glittering palmares. Sagan added that title, and the cobblestone that comes with it, in style with a 54-kilometre attack. Just over 12 months to the day, Sagan was able to put the icing on the cake of that victory as he was invited to place his name plaque on the showers of the Roubaix velodrome. Still clad in his kit following his recon of the Roubaix course ahead of this year's race, Sagan pressed the plaque onto the concrete stall in the second, back room of the outdoor showers. Ordinarily, a set-up such as this would be overlooked, but not so when it is combined with the storied history of the French Monument. As Sagan put the plaque up, giving a ...

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