It’s been a relatively quiet season for Peter Sagan, but his 2014 highlights video is worth a watch for his bike handling skills alone.
The Slovakian dominated the Tour de France green jersey competition once again, but was denied a Grand Tour stage win for the first time since 2011.
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He’s still happy to show off his skills on both road and mountain bikes, often pulling wheelies up mountain inclines and tail-whip skids on the descents.
His antics in race situations are also pretty mesmerising, especially when he bunny-hops over a central reservation just before a roundabout to escape two fellow escapees.
With Sagan’s Cannondale team folding at the end of the 2014 season, the 24-year-old will race for the big-spending Tinkoff-Saxo team next year.
And as part of his integration into his new squad, Sagan recently joined team leader Alberto Contador and others in an ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Footage of Russian WorldTour team Tinkoff-Saxo's adventurous team-building exercise on Mount Kilimanjaro
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