Petacchi Compares Gaviria To Sagan

Alessandro Petacchi, the former cyclist, is happy with the performance that Fernando Gaviria is putting at the moment, He believes that the quickstep rider Gaviria is a very good racer and compares him with Peter Sagan.


Gaviria, from Colombia has impressed one and all with this cycling prowess during 2016. He has won stage victories in popular races like the Vuelta a San Juan, the Tour de San Luis, the Tirreno-Adriatico and the Tour de Pologne. He has also won the 2016 edition of the Paris-Tours. With so much of achievement in one year, there is no doubting the ability of the racer and this explains why Alessandro rates him this high.

Petacchi thinks that he is the new Peter Sagan and has heaps of praises for Gaviria. The former Italian sprinter is very much impressed with his cycling skills and his determination to make it big. He has only praise for Gaviria and says that he is a cycling genius. He has got loads of talent and skills to become a great cycling champion one day. Petacchi is really impressed with the way Gaviria moves in the peloton. Continue reading “Petacchi Compares Gaviria To Sagan”

Alessandro Petacchi Without Contract For The Next Season

The financial crisis that Italy is facing at the moment has also affected the country’s cycling. A number of Italian professional cyclists including Alessandro Petacchi haven’t been able to sign a contract for the upcoming season.

Petacchi has said that he would quit cycling if he is unable to find employment for the next season. He finds travelling so much to be burdening and he further added that if he retires, he’ll devote himself to his family. Continue reading “Alessandro Petacchi Without Contract For The Next Season”