Philippe Gilbert, born July 5th, 1982, is a Belgian professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTour team BMC Racing Team.
Philippe Gilbert is best known for winning the World Road Race Championships in 2012, and for being one of two riders to have won the three Ardennes classics
– the Amstel Gold Race, La Flèche Wallonne and Liège–Bastogne–Liège – in a single season, which he accomplished in 2011, the same year he finished as the overall winner of the UCI
Philippe Gilbert has won, as a Classics specialist, many classic cycle races, including Paris–Tours
twice (2008, 2009), the Giro di Lombardia twice (2009, 2010), the Amstel Gold Race three times (2010, 2011, 2014), La Flèche Wallonne (2011), Liège–Bastogne–Liège (2011) and the Clásica
de San Sebastián (2011). He has also won stages at each of the three cycling Grand Tours; he won a stage at the Giro d'Italia in 2009, a stage at the Tour de France in 2011, and five stages at the Vuelta a España,
winning two in both 2010 and 2012, and one in 2013. In 2014, next to the Amstel Gold Race, he won in the spring his second Brabantse Pijl.
Visit his website : www.philippegilbert.com