Peter Sagan (Team Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank) helped with the launch of the very first pro cycling team for Israel in November when he was in Jerusalem. This move on the part of Peter Sagan has been very noble as he has supported the start of cycling in a country like Israel.
Along with Sagan, Ron Baron (Cycling Academy’s president) and Nir Barkat (Jerusalem’s mayor) were present in Jerusalem to launch the pro cycling team. The team is going to start its cycling career in Argentina at the Tour de San Luis which is going to start in January.
This pro cycling team is going to include one Czech Republican professional cyclist, one Slovakian rider, four Polish professional racers and five Israelis riders. Sagan is also going to be a part of the team as he was called upon to be the ambassador of this team. Continue reading