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Watch: Peter Sagan helps another rider up a steep, windy climb in Tour de San Luis (video)

Watch: Peter Sagan helps another rider up a steep, windy climb in Tour de San Luis (video)

It’s not often that you see a world champion giving a rival a helping hand: but this is Peter Sagan .

The road race world champion gave a fellow rider a helpful hand as they were struggling up an extremely windy climb during the 2016 Tour de San Luis last week.

In a video posted by Sagan (Tinkoff) on his Facebook page , and shot by a roadside spectator, you can see the riders grinding up a mountain road into a brutal headwind.

Several fans also assist the riders by giving them a shove, as several riders appear to be struggling to stay upright let alone maintain enough momentum to finish the stage.

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Then we see Sagan in among a small group, easily distinguishable by his rainbow bands. He gives a friendly shove to Italian Francesco Chicchi of the Androni Giocattoli team.Sagan finished the Tour de San Luis in 98th place, 44 minutes behind overall winner Dayer Quintana (Movistar) . He finished second on stage two and fourth on stage seven.The 26-year-old Slovak is aiming to claim a major victory during this season’s classics. He’s also aiming […]

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