Philippe Gilbert

Philippe Gilbert : My Year in Top Gear

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Philippe Gilbert is the most famous Belgian road cyclist, and indeed, one of the most celebrated cyclists in the world. He was the first Beligan, and second person worldwide, to win all three of the Ardennes Classics races in a single year. He has also won a stage at the Tour de France among other races. 'Philippe Gilbert: My Year in Top Gear' documents his experiences in 2011, the most successful year of his career thus far in which he claimed 18 victories, along with the prsetigious Grand Prix Cyclist de Quebec award. It is a passionate account of his emotions, memories and anecdotes along the way, and his hopes to improve on that success in 2012. A must for all cycling fans.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 154 x 236 x 18mm | 358.34g
  • Editions Lannoo sa
  • Tielt, Belgium
  • English
  • 10 colour, 10 b&w
  • 9020916246
  • 9789020916249
  • 396,047

Review quote

'If you feel like putting a little bit of effort into a light and fluffy tale of a special season, you really should take My Dream Year out for a spin. It's well worth the rough ride' Podium Cafe

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About Stephane Thrion

This book has been created in collaboration with Stephane Thirion, journalist for 'Le Soir', Belgium's top francopohone newspaper.

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