Philippe Gilbert picks his three favourite kilometres from his career

The former world champ takes a moment of reflection after realising he'd surpassed 500,000km in his riding career

23 September 2012
Road World Championships (Limburg, THE NETHERLANDS)
Men Elite
1st : GILBERT Philippe (BEL) BMC
Photo : Yuzuru SUNADA

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Professional bike riders cover a lot of kilometres. Obviously. But how many take a moment to reflect on those specific kilometres that have defined their career?

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).