Gilbert left frustrated after aggressive Milan-San Remo

Philippe Gilbert (Omega Pharma-Lotto) tried desperately to escape the grip of the sprinters at Milan-San Remo but paid for his aggressive riding in the finish and could only watch as Matt Goss (HTC-Highroad) and even Fabian Cancellara (Leopard Trek) came past him in sight of the finish line. He finished third but knew he had missed out on a great chance of winning.

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Stephen Farrand
Head of News

Stephen is the most experienced member of the Cyclingnews team, having reported on professional cycling since 1994. He has been Head of News at Cyclingnews since 2022, before which he held the position of European editor since 2012 and previously worked for Reuters, Shift Active Media, and CyclingWeekly, among other publications.