'Nobody waited for me when I punctured' says Max Schachmann, left with mixed emotions after Paris-Nice win

The German said it's not nice to win in the manner he did after successfully defending his title

Max Schachmann wins Paris-Nice 2021 (David Stockman/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images)

(Image credit: BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images)

For someone accused of being robotic as often as Primož Roglič is, the Slovenian certainly finds himself at the centre of drama more often than that label would justify.

The 2020 Tour de France time trial saga, the irrational accusations of not working hard enough for Wout van Aert at the Imola Worlds, sneaking to the win at Liège-Bastogne-Liège after Julian Alaphilippe's early celebration, and that was all before Paris-Nice 2021.

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