Slovakian superstar wins rainbow stripes with audacious attack
The frame is a Specialized S-Works Tarmac size 56cm (click to enlarge).
With one perfectly timed late-race attack, Peter Sagan reaffirmed his place among cycling’s elite, winning the 2015 UCI men’s world championship elite road race title. The flamboyant Slovakian will spend at least the next 365 days as proud owner of the coveted rainbow jersey. Here are the highlights in case you missed it. Push ahead to the 5:15 mark to witness Sagan’s winning move:
Carrying Sagan to his impressive triumph was a custom-painted Specialized S-Works Tarmac, which we present here. Special thanks to Specialized PR man Chris Riekert for the photos.
Best brakes in the business, Shimano Dura-Ace 9000 (click to enlarge).
Electronic shifting for Sagan (click to enlarge).
Seat post is a FSA SL-K. Notice the GPS bracket under the saddle (click to enlarge).
Shifting courtesy of Shimano Dura-Ace 9070 Di2 (click to enlarge).
K Edge chain catcher just in case (click to enlarge).
Pedals are Look KeO Blade (click to enlarge).
No. 179 turned out to be a very lucky number. Brakes are Shimano Dura-Ace 9000. And yes, the host state grabbed some key sponsorship space (click to enlarge).
Saddle is Prologo Scratch 2 (click to enlarge).
Wheels are carbon fiber Roval CLX 60 (click to enlarge).