Peter Sagan shows off his new black shorts and updated world champion's kit

Peter Sagan has ditched the white shorts in favour of some black ones as he models his all-new world champion's kit

Photos: Watson

It looks as though Peter Sagan got his Christmas wish, to be able to wear black shorts with his world champion's kit, with the Slovakian rider also sporting a redesigned jersey.

UCI rules state that the world champion is entitled to wear his team's shorts, or else white ones to accompany his rainbow jersey. Sagan opted for the all-white look the team's yellow and blue shorts.

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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.