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Tour de France: Here’s What Got Peter Sagan Disqualified From Road Race (Video)

And this is why you always wear a helmet, kids

On America’s birthday, grown men raced bicycles in France.

One guy won’t be participating any longer in the 2017 Tour de France, however, after being disqualified for causing a rough crash. World champion Peter Sagan got disqualified from the Tour for cutting across Mark Cavendish’s racing line, nudging the Manx sprinter over with an elbow. Cavendish hit the Stage 4 side barrier — hard.

Sagan had actually won Stage 3 and elbowed his way to close as Stage 4’s runner-up — but that’s as far as his bike will go this year. Watch the video above.

As for Sagan, well, he doesn’t think he did anything wrong. Bicyclists, am I right?

Here are Sagan’s comments from a press conference following the ruling:

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