Philippe Gilbert on his illustrious career and imminent retirement

Sigma Sports presents Matt Stephens Unplugged

Sep 16 2022 • 1 hr 11 mins

Matt Stephens and Philippe Gilbert discuss his incredible career in the pro peloton and how he has prepared for retirement at the end of the season with one final ride on the Cauberg. A former world champion, with stage victories at all three grand tours, his dominance of the Spring Classics is perhaps how Philippe’s career will be best remembered. But the Lotto Soudal rider insists it’s not just the victory that matters, but the manner in which it is won.

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