Tagged: Gilbert

All my posts that mention or include Philippe Gilbert in some way.

Tour of Flanders 2018 Podium

Tour of Flanders 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Sunday’s Tour of Flanders or De Ronde for short is the highlight of the Flemish Spring Classics season. All of the races in the area that we’ve had so far have all been a lead-up to this race – one of the 5 monuments of cycling. The race is tied in very closely to the culture and identity of the Flanders region. The sides of...

2015 La Fleche Wallonne Muur de Huy

La Fleche Wallonne 2018 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

La Fleche Wallonne is the first of the Ardennes Classics, tying in with Liege Bastogne Liege taking place at the weekend. The race is filled with plenty of climbs, usually a touch longer than what we got used to in the Flanders races. Also, there are no real cobbles to speak of either. The race has finished on the final climb of the Mur de...

Frederik Frison, Kemmelberg, Gent Wevelgem 2018

Gent – Wevelgem 2018 Photos

After heading to E3 Harelbeke with my camera the previous Friday, Hannah and I went along to Gent – Wevelgem (both the Men’s and Women’s races) on Sunday with my press pass in tow. We didn’t go to the start this time round, but instead took up station on the Kemmelberg. The Kemmelberg is known as a fearsome hill to cycle up – the pros took...

2015 E3 Harelbeke Logo

E3 Harelbeke 2017 Photos

As part of my trip to Belgium, I did the Gent – Wevelgem Cyclo Sportive and the Fabian Cancellara Classic. I also got to take in a pro race – E3 Harelbeke. Below are a selection of the best pictures I took.

Liege Bastogne Liege

Liege Bastogne Liege 2015 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Liege Bastogne Liege Profile Liege Bastogne Liege is the finale of the Spring Classics and is somewhat similar to the previous classic at Fleche Wallonne in that it has a hilly parcours with a climb at the end. The key difference however is that this climb can be won by those more punchy powerful climbers rather than lighter guys on the steeper Muy de Huy....

2015 La Fleche Wallonne Muur de Huy

La Fleche Wallonne 2015 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

La Fleche Wallonne is one of the key Ardennes Classics taking place in Belgium each year. The finale takes place on a circuit with two warmup climbs before the finish on the Muur de Huy which produces some fantastic finishes as the world’s best battle it out to time their attacks on the hill to perfection. Many of the best cyclists have won here such...