Sean Yates gave an perception into Peter Sagan’s “authentic” and “super-nice” manner on The Bradley Wiggins Podcast.
Now on the lookout for a record-breaking 7th inexperienced jersey, Sagan – who these days leads the issues classification within the Excursion de France – was once the topic of prime reward from Yates on Eurosport’s newest podcast.
“He’s clearly an out of this world skill, however in reality a super-nice man,” stated Yates.
“I left Tinkoff, the workforce folded, I had a truly dangerous accessory and the 12 months when I went again to Belgium – that is an instance of the way pleasant he’s – I used to be over there to look at the Excursion of Flanders, and his workforce got here down the street on a coaching trip.
“He unexpectedly noticed me, pulled over from the workforce, came to visit and gave me a hug. The workforce had been clearly driving off into the space, he was once on my own and we had a snappy chat.
“A child then got here alongside and he signed an autograph then needed to chase again on. Peter is 100 according to cent authentic, and clearly as an athlete very thrilling. He offers with numerous force as do all champions.”
Yates’ son Jesse added: “He’s stored the game in some ways – the air of mystery he brings. He’s a personality and a showman.
“I’m certain he has impressed many riders for the longer term era.”