Peter Sagan to make return to mountain biking

The world champion will compete in two events ahead of a return to road racing at the Tour of California in May

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) will make a return to where it all started for him in the coming weeks, by taking part in two mountain bike events.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).