Sagan lives in the moment but thinks about the future

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  • Monday, 28 Sep 2015

RICHMOND, Virginia (Reuters) - After shedding the cloak of cycling's nearly man and slipping into the rainbow jersey as road cycling's new world champion on Sunday, Peter Sagan declared himself an athlete who lives in the moment.

But from the second the 25-year-old Slovakian showman jumped off his bike, playfully flung it down the road and punched his fists into the air in triumph as he celebrated a long-awaited victory, he was looking towards the future.

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