Peter Sagan made history on Sunday at Gent-Wevelgem – the Slovak’s victory is not only the first of what will surely by many Classics wins, but also the first achieved by a rider born in the 1990s. Here’s a nice video from Cannondale giving an insider’s view of the day – you may have seen Sagan’s one handed wheelie victory salute, but look out for that slide towards the battery of finish-line photographers at the end. Classy stuff.
Simon joined road.cc as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.