Gilbert set for season debut at Dubai Tour with BMC

BMC Racing head to Dubai Tour this week looking to secure its second general classification success in three attempts having won the inaugural edition of the race in 2014 with Taylor Phinney. Former world champion Philippe Gilbert will lead the team as he looks to claim his first stage race overall since the 2014 Tour of Beijing. The 33-year-old finished his 2015 season at the Abu Dhabi Tour having also started the year at the  Dubai Tour, placing eighth overall.

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