Peter Sagan celebrates his 26th birthday with a recon of the Olympics road race

Tinkoff's Peter Sagan turns 26 and goes on a little spin around Rio de Janeiro ahead of August's Olympic road race

Roderik Asconeguy and Peter Sagan looking relaxed during Stage 5 of the 2016 Tour de San Luis

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It's official: Peter Sagan can no longer wear the white jersey at the Tour de France. He's done it a few times in recent years, leaving some observers to wonder 'is he not older than 25?'

The world champion turned 26 on Tuesday and celebrated with a ride in Rio de Janeiro with a few teammates and some guests from bike sponsor Specialized.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.