Gilbert gives Silence-Lotto perfect end to season

Philippe Gilbert, Tour of Lombardy 2009

Philippe Gilbert gave team mate and world champion Cadel Evans an emotional hug after winning the Tour of Lombardy and completing a perfect end of season for the Silence-Lotto team.

Other teams dominated in the spring and summer, when little was heard from the Silence riders, but they more than made up for it by winning the last five big races of the season.

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