eBay Finds: Signed Peter Sagan 2015 Tour of California chief’s jersey

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A signed-by-Peter-Sagan Tour of California leader's jersey from the 2015 race available in eBay

A signed-by-Peter-Sagan Tour of California chief’s jersey from the 2015 race accessible in eBay (Picture credit score: thescoobs / eBay)
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Sagan's scribble makes this signed jersey all the more valuable

Sagan’s scribble makes this signed jersey all of the extra priceless (Picture credit score: thescoobs / eBay)
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Tinkoff-Saxo’s Peter Sagan – in the leader's yellow-and-blue jersey on stage 7 – races to what would eventually be the overall title at the 2015 Tour of California

Tinkoff-Saxo’s Peter Sagan – within the chief’s yellow-and-blue jersey on stage 7 – races to what would finally be the general title on the 2015 Tour of California (Picture credit score: Getty Photos Sport)

Bora-Hansgrohe‘s Peter Sagan is presently racing on the 2020 Tour de France, locked in battle with Deceuninck-QuickStep’s Sam Bennett in a bid to win an eighth inexperienced jersey. However 5 brief years in the past, Sagan was locking horns with Julian Alaphilippe of what was then the Etixx-QuickStep workforce for the Tour of California’s yellow chief’s jersey. And right here, on eBay, is a type of jerseys, signed by Sagan, and framed and prepared on your wall.

Driving then for the Tinkoff-Saxo squad, Sagan took the race lead for the primary time on the 2015 Tour of California on account of successful the 10.6km particular person time trial on stage 6, beating LottoNL-Jumbo’s Jos van Emden and an up-and-coming Alaphilippe. The Slovakian then misplaced the yellow jersey to the Frenchman the subsequent day, on the penultimate stage to Mount Baldy, regardless of a valiant effort on the powerful summit end from Sagan to return dwelling sixth.

It meant that Alaphilippe went into the ultimate stage round Los Angeles with a two-second lead over Sagan, who proceeded to take a second again on the Frenchman within the intermediate dash, however then wanted to complete within the high three on the stage so as to have the ability to overhaul Alaphilippe for the general win – which he did, simply, taking the 4 seconds on supply for third place, whereas Alaphilippe’s Etixx-QuickStep teammate Mark Cavendish gained the stage forward of Drapac’s Wouter Wippert.

Tinkoff-Saxo’s Peter Sagan – in the leader's yellow-and-blue jersey on stage 7 – races to what would eventually be the overall title at the 2015 Tour of California

Tinkoff-Saxo’s Peter Sagan – within the chief’s yellow-and-blue jersey on stage 7 – races to what would finally be the general title on the 2015 Tour of California (Picture credit score: Getty Photos Sport)

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