Peter Sagan wins Tour of California time trial; takes overall lead

Tinkoff-Saxo's Peter Sagan took victory in the 10.6km time trial by 15 seconds, moving him into the leader's yellow jersey

Peter Sagan on the podium at the Tour of California (Photo: Graham Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Peter Sagan took control of the Tour of California with a storming victory in the stage six time trial at Big Bear Lake.

The Slovakian took the top spot on the podium by a full 15 seconds ahead of LottoNL-Jumbo’s Jos van Emden on the 10.6km stage, with Etixx-Quick-Step’s Julian Alaphilippe continuing his remarkable run of form with a third place.

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