Broken shifter spoils Sagan's chances at Paris-Roubaix

Another race and another disappointment for Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo) in 2015, however, at Paris-Roubaix it was his equipment that let him down and not his legs. While Greg Van Avermaet and Yves Lampaert were up the road, Sagan was in the main group of contenders with five kilometres to go when a broken shifter forced him to change his bike. His frustration was evident when he threw his bike, bidons and all, onto a grassy bank. The bike change was quick but it was too late for the Slovakian to cover the next wave of attacks and he was left fighting for the minor positions.

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