Peter Sagan should stop complaining about other teams, says Tom Boonen

The Classics legend says Sagan should not complain about other teams refusing to cooperate with him, saying "he is the one who always starts to sit on"

Peter Sagan leads the chasing pack at the 2018 Tour of Flanders (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) is complaining about the lack of cooperation from other riders after his rivals attack, but he has been warned by cycling great Tom Boonen that it's better to keep quiet.

The three-time world champion placed sixth in the Tour of Flanders on Sunday. To win the race, Quick-Step Floors's Niki Terpstra launched a solo move off the heels of Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida) at 26 kilometres out.

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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.