Peter Sagan confident that he can win the Tour of Flanders

After a weekend where he won E3 Harelbeke and placed third in Ghent-Wevelgem, Peter Sagan says he can take the Tour of Flanders

Peter Sagan wins the 2014 E3 Harelbeke. Photo: Graham Watson

(Image credit: Watson)

Peter Sagan starts the new week full of confidence. He races the Three Days of De Panne and then tries to do something he has never done before: win a monument. He said that in respect to last year, when he placed second in the Tour of Flanders, he feels more confident in his ability to win.

"I'm always confident," Sagan told Cycling Weekly yesterday. "If I'm not confident in myself, then who should be?"

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.