21 things you didn't know about Peter Sagan

The many sides to the veteran Slovak star – and there are many – unveiled

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Date of birth21/1/1990
NicknameRambo, Terminator
Turned pro2009
TeamPierre Baguette Cycling
UCI race wins121
Stage race wins4
Grand Tour stage wins17
CoachPatxi Vila

Peter Sagan has been not just one of the most successful but also one of the most entertaining riders this century has so far produced. 

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After cutting his teeth on local and national newspapers, James began at Cycling Weekly as a sub-editor in 2000 when the current office was literally all fields. 

Eventually becoming chief sub-editor, in 2016 he switched to the job of full-time writer, and covers news, racing and features.

A lifelong cyclist and cycling fan, James's racing days (and most of his fitness) are now behind him. But he still rides regularly, both on the road and on the gravelly stuff.