More pictures from the finish at Laguna Seca. I'm not going to hide who won as it's on their website and has been on TV.
The day's winner must have been leading at this point and is in a tuck as they are at bottom of the downhill after the Corkscrew.
Sagan leading at beginning of final straight, but still had some work to do
He held off the challengers and won
Mark Cavendish got the Breakaway from Cancer® Most Courageous Rider Jersey for his part in a breakaway about an hour into the day's race.
Another spectator got a selfie with Sagan when he jumped over barrier. I expected him to go around it to where I was.
Yellow jersey still held by Julian Alaphilippe (FRA) who got the same time as Sagan
Thursday's race begins at near sea level in Lodi, goes up CA-88 past Kirkwood and over 8,600' Carson Pass, then .7740' Luther Pass before finishing at Heavenly's CA base.