Peter Sagan stays coy about his Strade Bianche chances

Thumbs up from Peter Sagan (Bora-hansgrohe)

Peter Sagan ( Bora-Hansgrohe ) rocked up to the Strade Bianche pre-race press conference relaxed, smiling and with ruffled hair, as if he had awoken from an afternoon nap. He admitted he has not trained on the dirt roads due to the rain but seemed quietly confident that he can be a contender in his first European race of 2018. The world champion started his season at the Tour Down Under, winning a stage and racking up a series of placings. Since returning to Europe and visiting the Pope in the Vatican, he has spent a long spell training at altitude in the Sierra Nevada in southern Spain, preparing for his hugely important Spring Classics campaign. “We’re back, the season starts again. The Tour Down Under was like a movie trailer but here we aren’t going to the movies,” Sagan said as he sat with 2017 Strade Bianche winner Michal ...

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