Who exactly is Tom Pidcock and why is he described as a 'mini-Sagan'?

We detail exactly who the in-demand Tom Pidcock is and why he has been likened to Peter Sagan.

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Touted as a “mini-Sagan” and attracting the attention of WorldTour teams at just 17, Tom Pidcock is the most highly-rated British rider for a generation.

The reigning junior national, European and world cyclocross champion, the Leeds teenager is just as prolific on the road as he is a muddy trail, and his bike-handling skills and celebrations would be a match for Peter Sagan (hence the similarities).

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