According to the Tour of Alberta website, Peter Sagan did not win stage two of the Tour of Alberta on Thursday, but maintained his lead over Rohan Dennis of Australia after day three of this prestigious cycling competition that started in Edmonton on Tuesday and ends in Calgary on Sunday.
Thursday's winner from Devon to Red Deer was Silvan Dillier of Switzerland. The 23 year old rider for BMC Racing posted a time of three hours, 32 minutes and 47 seconds to beat Serghei Tvetcov of Moldova.
Sagan, who finished in third place on Tuesday, meanwhile continues to lead. He has a 26 second lead over Dennis. Sagan has a three day time of 7:03.34, while Dennis has a time of 7:04.00.
The first fifty kilometres of the race, the cyclists went extremely fast, as they averaged 55 kilometres per hour.
In Friday's stage three, the cyclists will travel from Strathmore to Drumheller. For the first time the cyclists will be traveling north and into one of the most historic regions in Canada, as Drumheller is known for its dinosaur museum.