Peter Sagan using De Panne as a training ride

Peter Sagan, Three Days of De Panne 2013, stage one

Peter Sagan (Cannondale) collected a win in today's stage of the Three Days of De Panne, which he considered a training ride towards the Tour of Flanders.

Asked if it was too much ahead of Flanders, he said that he could dial it back if he needs to. Besides, he added, "it wasn't a true race."

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