Pezcyclingnews: Worlds’15 Men’s Road Race: Super Sagan!


Jan 3, 2005
Race Report: With a text book late move Slovakias charismatic Peter Sagan was crowned champion of the world after an exciting and savage finale in Richmond, Virginia. Invisible until one minute to midnight he made his move on the steep cobbles of 23rd Street and once he was alone, he was gone – despite a desperate peloton on his heels all along the finish straight.His victory salute said it all; Hey! How about that?Australian youngster Michael Matthews was best of the rest ahead of Lithuanias big Ramunas Navardauskus. It was worth the six-and-a-quarter hour wait . . .Its 14:00 GMT and Spain lead off as UCi number one ranked team; we have six-and-a-half hours ahead of us as soon as that commissars car accelerates the first kamikaze will head off into the southern greenery before we head back into the city centre for 16 laps of a tough, unforgiving 16 K urban circuit. Conor Dunne is first away for the Emerald Isle as others bridge across, well wait til it gels before we list names OK, they have daylight: Andriy Khripta (Ukraine), Jesse Sergent (New Zealand), Ivan Stevic (Serbia), Park Sung Baek (Korea) and Mr. Dunne.We caught up with the big Irish bhoy last season, you can see what he had to say here.And now another three bridge; Sergei Tvetcov (Romania), Ben King (USA) and Carlos Alzate (Colombia) thats eight up front and the gap is yawning out over a pedestrian peloton.The break of the dayLets have a look one...

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