'Everything should stop somewhere': Sagan plays down chances of continuing Worlds streak on difficult climbing course

The three-time world champion says the Vuelta a España will be the preparation he can get for the difficult climbing in Innsbruck

Peter Sagan at the 2018 Vuelta a España (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) sees his World Championship winning streak ending this month on an Innsbruck course that suits "real climbers."

Sagan is racing in the Vuelta a España to prepare for the Worlds course that has 4,670 metres of climbing with a hard Igls climb.

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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.