Peter Sagan’s new standard Bora-Hansgrohe kit unveiled for Tour de France 2019

The multiple world and Slovakian national champion will be returning to stock colours for the first time in eight years

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Peter Sagan will be riding in unfamiliar colours at the 2019 Tour de France – the standard Bora-Hansgrohe strip.

The Slovakian superstar will race in stock colours for the first time in eight years, having lost both the world champion’s rainbow jersey and the national colours we are accustomed to seeing him wear.

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.