Think roadies are soft? We think they’re insane.

Words by Flow | Images by InCycle

From the comfort of the couch, the final sprint of a road race looks like a reasonably civilised affair. But inside the bunch it’s a completely different story. With the Tour de France coming up soon, we thought it was a good time to share this video to show you how completely mental the final few kays of a road race can be from a rider’s perspective.

Make sure you watch till the end to see Peter Sagan pull off the most incredible inside line on the final corner – you can literally hear his tyres squealing as he drifts over the road markings at 60km/h.