CHERBOURG-EN-COTENTIN, France — Peter Sagan did not celebrate his first Tour de France yellow jersey with his trademark wheelie.
He did not even pump his fist or raise his arms as he crossed the finish line on Sunday to end a three-year winless run at cycling's showpiece race.
That wasn't because of the misfortune endured by his teammate Alberto Contador, who fell off his bike for the second consecutive day and lost precious time in the battle among the race favorites.
The world champion simply didn't know he had won the stage.
"I'm very surprised I won, because I was thinking there were still two guys in front," said Sagan, who made the most of a...