Saturday July 12th, 2014

Stage 8Tomblaine / Gérardmer La Mauselaine

Start 13h40 (Local time)

Peter Sagan: "It was better to take it easy"

interview12.07.2014Stage 8- Tomblaine / Gérardmer La Mauselaine

Green jersey.

"I felt good today. I was just happy to relax in the grupetto till the finish. This morning, I didn't have a clear plan. Firstly, I tried to catch a breakaway, soon after that, another group was gone. With five riders in the lead, I decided to take it easy. It was better for me considering the difficulty of the finale."

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