Philippe Gilbert

>>>Philippe Gilbert results and rider profile

Nationality: Belgian
Date of birth: July 5, 1982
Height: 183cm
Weight: 70kg
Team: BMC Racing
Twitter: @PhilippeGilbert

Stage eight analysis: The phoney war

Stage eight analysis: The phoney war

Heroic performances from Thor Hushovd saw him finishing the day wearing the yellow jersey, and the stage saw the first successful long-range attack of the 2011 Tour, but the race…