Peter Sagan's advice to Remco Evenepoel: Just be yourself

Peter Sagan (Bora - Hansgrohe) in San Juan

Peter Sagan ( Bora-Hansgrohe ) watched on slightly amused as Remco Evenepoel made his professional debut at the recent Vuelta a San Juan , knowing what it's like to be at the centre of attention and have every performance – good or bad – scrutinised and discussed. The Belgian media at the Argentinean race followed the 19-year-old Belgian's every move as he made his debut with Deceuninck-QuickStep , with his eventual ninth place overall and success in the under-23 classification garnering more attention than Winner Anacona's overall victory. Evenepoel will ride the UAE Tour later this month, making his debut at WorldTour level, where his performance will be compared against Grand Tour stars such as Chris Froome and Vincenzo Nibali. Evenepoel sparked headlines early in the Vuelta a San Juan by revealing that Sagan had congratulated him on his riding in the echelons during stage 1. Sagan admitted to Cyclingnews ...

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