Sagan out of De Panne with eye on Flanders

After "accidentally" winning yesterday's stage at VDK-Driedaagse De Panne-Koksijde, when he didn't brake hard enough to allow his teammate Oscar Gatto to take victory, Peter Sagan began the day in the leader's jersey but decided to call it quits at De Panne for one of his season targets; victory at the Tour of Flanders. In 2012 and 2013, Sagan also withdrew from the race and went on to place fifth and second respectively at De Ronde.

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