Gilbert will risk all for the rainbow jersey

Philippe Gilbert, Vuelta a Espana 2010, stage four

Belgian captain Philippe Gilbert said overnight that he is not afraid to take risks to win the World Championships tomorrow in Geelong, Australia.

He said: "It will be a game where one must dare and take some risks."

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Founded in 1891, Cycling Weekly and its team of expert journalists brings cyclists in-depth reviews, extensive coverage of both professional and domestic racing, as well as fitness advice and 'brew a cuppa and put your feet up' features. Cycling Weekly serves its audience across a range of platforms, from good old-fashioned print to online journalism, and video.