Gilbert's sprint tactics again successful in Tirreno-Adriatico

By snatching the victory from Wout Poels (Vacansoleil) in stage five of Tirreno-Adriatico on Sunday, one week before the great Italian Classic Milan-San Remo, Philippe Gilbert has demonstrated that he is in top form ahead of the event. The Omega Pharma-Lotto leader explained that his current success is due in part to experience, saying that "in the past, I would have done exactly what Poels did."

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