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Gilbert hails change of management at BMC

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Philippe Gilbert riders in the middle of the group

Philippe Gilbert riders in the middle of the group
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Philippe Gilbert and Thor Hushovd get their bottles

Philippe Gilbert and Thor Hushovd get their bottles
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Philippe Gilbert leads the team out for a ride

Philippe Gilbert leads the team out for a ride
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Philippe Gilbert hopes to return to form in the Classics this season

Philippe Gilbert hopes to return to form in the Classics this season
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Philippe Gilbert races in his rainbow stripes

Philippe Gilbert races in his rainbow stripes
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The transfer spree that brought Philippe Gilbert to BMC and altered the complexion of the team in 2012 may have garnered more headlines, but the Belgian believes that the appointment of Allan Peiper as manager has marked a very significant change in the philosophy of the team.