Tag: Philippe Gilbert

Man in blue sees red, turns white

Driedaagse de Panne: Stage 1, De Panne to Zottegem There was the sunshine, warm temperatures, and a staggering view from the top of the Geraardsbergen, but it was a bad day to be a pedestrian on the Dreidaagse de Panne this afternoon. At least…

Gilbert pushing all the buttons

Dwars Door Vlaanderen The list of perilous things that can really ruin a professional cyclist’s day is a long one. There’s crashing for a start, and all the chains, cogs and asphalt that come with that. Then there are those unseen things, like ditches,…

Paris-Nice: It’ll all end in tears

Paris-Nice – Stage 2 – Rochefort-en-Yvelines to Amilly Rain jackets, sleet, and ice-cold conditions – this wasn’t the kind of exposure team sponsors were looking for. Picking up the race with 37.7km left to race, it became clear we were watching the convalescence portion…

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