Gilbert to skip Paris-Roubaix after Tour of Flanders triumph

The Quick-Step Floors team have confirmed that Philippe Gilbert will not ride Paris-Roubaix despite his impressive solo victory at the Tour of Flanders. Gilbert will instead focus on recovering and then training for the Ardennes Classics on his home roads in the Walloon part of Belgium in the second half of April. Gilbert's next race will be Brabantse Pijl on April 12th, which he...
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Gilbert: I thought I was crazy to attack when I did

Philippe Gilbert (Quick-Step Floors) barely had time to reflect on his Tour of Flanders victory when questions about his future were already being asked. Gilbert's Flanders win puts him among an illustrious group of riders who have taken titles at three separate Monuments. The result also keeps his hopes of winning all five alive, with Milan-San Remo and Paris-Roubaix remaining....
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philippe Gilbert wins Tour of Flanders after solo breakaway

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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tour of Flanders 2017 highlights - Video

The 101st running of La Ronde delivered on the promised hype Sunday when Philippe Gilbert (Quick-Step Floors) launched an audacious solo move with 55km to go, sticking his attack with a smooth effort over the famed cobbles and numerous bergs on the fabled route. Gilbert primed his form with an overall win at the Three Days of de Panne and came into the Tour of Flanders as heavy...
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Tour of Flanders: Gilbert plays down Quick-Step leadership role

Making the Quick-Step Floors team for the cobbled classics – the Belgian team's raison d'etre – is no easy feat at the best of times, and doing so as a new signing, as a 36-year-old, and after a five-year absence from the pavé, is another matter entirely. Yet Philippe Gilbert has gone above and beyond, pretty much establishing himself at the top of the team's hierarchy for Sunday...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former world champ Philippe Gilbert out of Tour de France with leg injury

  Former world champion Philippe Gilbert won't ride in the Tour de France next month because of a right leg injury. Gilbert withdrew from the Tour de Suisse on Tuesday because of the injury ''that will keep him from being considered for the BMC Racing Team's Tour de France roster,'' his team said. Gilbert is still suffering from a ''non-displaced fracture'' after crashing at the...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Gilbert wins Tour of Beijing

BEIJING (AP) Former world champion Philippe Gilbert of Belgium won the Tour of Beijing by three seconds over Dan Martin of Ireland on Tuesday. Gilbert held onto his overall lead after a 117-kilometer (73-mile) fifth and final stage from Tiananmen Square to the Bird's Nest Piazza. Sacha Modolo of Italy won the stage in a bunch sprint ahead of Greg Henderson of New Zealand, and Edvald...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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