>>>Philippe Gilbert results and rider profile

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

Philippe Gilbert on stage one of the 2016 Paris-Nice

Philippe Gilbert has been forced to withdraw from Paris-Nice after suffering from illness, his BMC Racing team confirmed on Wednesday morning. The Belgian 2012 road race world champion has been…

The peloton kicks up the dust as it winds it's way through Tuscany

The Strade Bianche’s history may be short, but it is a race which regularly creates some great early-season Classics racing. The landscape and scenery of the Tuscany region lend themselves…

Philippe Gilbert beat the Schlecks to win the 2011 LBL. Photo: Graham Watson

As his illustrious career reaches its twilight, Philippe Gilbert is reportedly considering a move back to the Lotto team when his contract at BMC expires at the end of 2016.…

Alejandro Valverde wins the 2014 Fleche Wallonne

The Ardennes Classics come thick and fast at this time of year, with the second of three instalments, La Flèche Wallonne, taking place on Wednesday, April 22. World Champion Michal…