Peter Sagan: Results don't tell you everything

Peter Sagan withdrew mid-race

Peter Sagan ( Bora-Hansgrohe ) will start his 10th consecutive Amgen Tour of California next week hoping to breathe new life into a season that has so far netted the three-time world champion just one win. The 29-year-old Slovakian pulled the plug on his Classics campaign early after failing to land a podium, and he travelled to the US earlier this month to prepare for the seven-day WorldTour race he won in 2015 and holds the race record of 16 stage wins. Despite Sagan's relative lack of success this season, the former winner of Gent-Wevelgem, Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix said he views his early season effort positively. "The results don't tell you everything," Sagan said in an interview published on HNonline.sk. "After being sick in the spring, I was rather weak, and when I was better I immediately returned to racing, which didn't do me any good. But it ...

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