Vila: Peter Sagan is not finding his past feelings, and we need to analyse why

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) was not at his best at the Tour of Flanders

Bora-Hansgrohe are concerned about Peter Sagan ’s sub-par performances so far this spring, with directeur sportif Patxi Vila saying after the Tour of Flanders that they need to “analyse why that’s happening.” Sagan, a winner of the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix in the past, has had a disappointing spring campaign so far, with fourth place at Milan-San Remo, 17th at E3 Binck Bank, 32nd at Gent-Wevelgem, and 11th at the Tour of Flanders. His results have been mitigated by the fact a stomach virus put him out of action for five days in the build-up to Tirreno-Adriatco last month. However, Vila’s comments suggested that the explanation did not start and end with that illness. “We are chasing those results and that good feeling. For the moment, it’s not coming,” Vila told reporters in Oudenaarde at the finish of Tour of Flanders. “I think he’s not finding the feelings he ...

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