Peter Sagan tops list of highest earners in pro cycling

PARIS FRANCE JULY 28 Peter Sagan of Slovakia and Team BoraHansgrohe Green Sprint Jersey Egan Bernal of Colombia and Team INEOS Yellow Leader Jersey Julian Alaphilippe of France and Team Deceuninck QuickStep during the 106th Tour de France 2019 Stage 21 a 128km stage from Rambouillet to Paris Champslyses TDF TDF2019 LeTour on July 28 2019 in Paris France Photo by Peter De VoechtPoolGetty Images
Three of the 2020 season's top earner – Peter Sagan, Egan Bernal and Julian Alaphilippe (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

It may come as no surprise given his racing quality and star power, but Bora-Hansgrohe leader Peter Sagan is believed to be the highest-earning rider in pro cycling this season.

The Slovakian reportedly takes home €5 million (€4.47m) per season, though Cyclingnews has been informed that the real figure is still higher at €5.5m (£4.92m).

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