Vila: Peter Sagan is getting better and better

Peter Sagan on the cobbles, over-jersey still on

Bora-Hansgrohe directeur sportif Patxi Vila believes that Peter Sagan ’s form is getting better and better, with his ride at Paris-Roubaix one of his best performances so far this season. Sagan was one of the protagonists at Paris-Roubaix, helping to force the pace across the cobbles and making it into the six-man group that would eventually decide the race. Heading into the Carrefour de l’Arbre, it looked like Sagan was on course to win in Roubaix for the second year running. However, he did not have the power and speed to follow the acceleration of Nils Politt on sector 3 and did not contest the sprint for fourth place with Sep Vanmarcke. "From an overall racing perspective, I think that it was the best racing from Peter. I think that the progression of the shape and the results – if you take out Milan-San Remo – is getting better and ...

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