Peter Sagan could skip cobbled Classics in favour of Giro d'Italia

Bora-Hansgrohe's Peter Sagan at the 2020 Vuelta a San Juan in Argentina
Bora-Hansgrohe's Peter Sagan at the 2020 Vuelta a San Juan in Argentina (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Bora-Hansgrohe leader Peter Sagan could stick with his pre-COVID-19 race programme of riding both the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France this season, racing 42 stages in just 58 days due to the rescheduled calendar that sees the Tour de France in September and the Giro d'Italia in October.

The UCI decided to overlap the Giro d'Italia and many of the Classics, meaning that if Sagan rides the Corsa Rosa he will miss both the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix for the first time since 2013.

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