Peter Sagan suffered some nasty gashes throughout a birthday coaching trip.
The Bora-Hansgrohe rider shared a video message on his social media channels, thanking followers for his or her birthday needs and revealing his wounds.
Sagan, the previous triple world champion, spent his birthday driving for six hours, however got here away with some abrasions to his arm and leg.
The Slovakian, who turned 31 on Tuesday (January 26), didn’t really reveal how he suffered the accidents, however he doesn’t seem to have completed any lasting harm.
Whereas Sagan has not revealed how he got here by these new scars, Biking Weekly has contacted Bora-Hansgrohe for extra info and is ready for a response.
He stated: “I wish to say thanks very a lot for all the attractive needs you despatched me.
“I had an exquisite six hour trip on this lovely climate. I received some new scratches and scars on my pores and skin, however I’m nonetheless alive in order that’s good.
“For certain I’m going to recollect this present day.”
Sagan then posted a sequence of images, exhibiting his brother Juraj treating the injuries to his proper arm and leg.
He stated: “My brother is taking good care of the brand new scratches that I received for my birthday. I’m alive and nice, so all is properly.”
Sagan will return to the cobbled Classics this season, after shaking up his 2021 programme and specializing in the Giro d’Italia.
He’ll begin his season at Opening Weekend with Omloop Het Nieuwsblad and Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne on February 27-28, then will race Milan-San Remo, E3 Saxo Financial institution Basic and Ghent Wevelgem, earlier than making his return to the cobbled Monuments the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix in April.
However after making his Giro d’Italia debut final season, Sagan is predicted to return to Italy for the Grand Tour this 12 months within the hopes of repeating his stage victory from final season, whereas additionally chasing the factors classification.
Sagan is then anticipated to race the Tour de France then head to Tokyo for the Olympic Video games in the summertime.