Gilbert confirms Liège-Bastogne-Liège participation

Philippe Gilbert (BMC) has confirmed that he will line up at this weekend’s Liège-Bastogne-Liège, despite still suffering the after-effects of his crash at Flèche Wallonne. Gilbert injured his knee in the incident and has had trouble applying pressure on the pedals. At a press conference yesterday, Gilbert was named as the team’s leader but said that a final decision would be made on Saturday.

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