Rider Poll: Who Is The Best Bike Handler In Pro Cycling?

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Winning a bike race involves a lot more than just pure strength. We asked the peloton to name the best bike handler in pro cycling.
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Whether it's cornering, descending, battling for position, or simply working one's way through the bunch, bike handling is an integral part of pro racing. And while all the pros are proficient, some are better than others. When asked which pro is the best bike handler, many answered Peter Sagan. Others, however, answered Danny Summerhill... including Danny Summerhill? Watch for yourself.

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