Gilbert unhappy that only he and Trentin showed up for rider safety meeting

Lotto Soudal's Philippe Gilbert on the opening stage of the 2020 BinckBank Tour
(Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Philippe Gilbert has criticised his fellow riders for what he perceives as a failure to turn their safety complaints into meaningful action. 

The 38-year-old former world champion took part in the UCI’s latest Professional Cycling Council (PCC) meeting this week, which led to the announcement of a number of new safety measures, including standards for barriers in finishing straights. 

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