Philippe Gilbert: 'It's time to win a big Classic again'

Former world champion hoping to roll back the years and win another Ardennes Classic in 2017

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Philippe Gilbert admits that too much time has passed since his last big win, and says that he wants to correct that in 2017 with his new Quick-Step Floors team.

The Belgian rode for BMC Racing for the last five seasons, with a national championship title being the highlight of his 2016 season, and a broken finger after confronting a motorist with pepper spray while training, marking the low point.

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