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.
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).
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The Shimano groupset is broken up by a FSA K-Force Light crankset with 172.5mm cranks and 53/39T chainrings (click to enlarge).