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Gilbert adds another win in Herentals

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Johan Van Summeren is always popular in Belgium.

Johan Van Summeren is always popular in Belgium.
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Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Cervelo) leads into a corner

Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Cervelo) leads into a corner
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Matthew Brammeier (HTC-Highroad) says hello

Matthew Brammeier (HTC-Highroad) says hello
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Basso says hello

Basso says hello
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Ivan Basso on the front

Ivan Basso on the front
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Lars Boom (Rabobank)

Lars Boom (Rabobank)
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Nibali was popular with the crowd

Nibali was popular with the crowd
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Gilbert signs an autograph

Gilbert signs an autograph
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Tyler Farrar does a lap of the circuit before the race

Tyler Farrar does a lap of the circuit before the race
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The Gilbert fans were out in force

The Gilbert fans were out in force
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Sven Nijs (Landbouwkrediet) has a go

Sven Nijs (Landbouwkrediet) has a go
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Gilbert on the front

Gilbert on the front
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The attacks came thick and fast

The attacks came thick and fast
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Vincenzo Nibali leads teammate Ivan Basso

Vincenzo Nibali leads teammate Ivan Basso
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Philippe Gilbert (Omega Pharma-Lotto) celebrates another win

Philippe Gilbert (Omega Pharma-Lotto) celebrates another win
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Philippe Gilbert (Omega Pharma-Lotto) at speed

Philippe Gilbert (Omega Pharma-Lotto) at speed
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At the startline.

At the startline.
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Tyler Farrar answers a few questions about the Tour.

Tyler Farrar answers a few questions about the Tour.
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Guess who these socks belong to?

Guess who these socks belong to?
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Gilbert on the podium.

Gilbert on the podium.
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Sven Nys on the attack.

Sven Nys on the attack.
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Nys was happy to be in attendance.

Nys was happy to be in attendance.
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Vincenzo Nibali talked about the Giro and his Tour aspirations.

Vincenzo Nibali talked about the Giro and his Tour aspirations.
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Nibali cornering on the cobbles.

Nibali cornering on the cobbles.
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Nibali leads Leukemans over the line.

Nibali leads Leukemans over the line.
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Vincenczo Nibali was a star in Herentals.

Vincenczo Nibali was a star in Herentals.
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There were some big crowds in attendance.

There were some big crowds in attendance.
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Bjorn Leukemans.

Bjorn Leukemans.
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Liquigas on the attack.

Liquigas on the attack.
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One of the biggest stars of the Belgian cycling scene.

One of the biggest stars of the Belgian cycling scene.
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Crowds lined the streets

Crowds lined the streets
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Gilbert took the win as the sun went down.

Gilbert took the win as the sun went down.
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Gilbert takes an interview.

Gilbert takes an interview.
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Gilbert midway through the race.

Gilbert midway through the race.
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Gilbert waves to the crowd

Gilbert waves to the crowd
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Today's winner, a little known Walloon rider.

Today's winner, a little known Walloon rider.
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The Telenet Fidea boys are more used to riding in winter but were out en masse.

The Telenet Fidea boys are more used to riding in winter but were out en masse.
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Farrar makes his way into the festival.

Farrar makes his way into the festival.
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Tyler Farrar is a popular man in Belgium.

Tyler Farrar is a popular man in Belgium.
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Thomas De Gendt

Thomas De Gendt
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Ivan Basso didn't have his best Tour but certainly enjoyed riding today.

Ivan Basso didn't have his best Tour but certainly enjoyed riding today.
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Basso has been omnipresent in the Post Tour crits.

Basso has been omnipresent in the Post Tour crits.
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44 laps in the pace was getting frenetic.

44 laps in the pace was getting frenetic.
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Van Summeren arrives.

Van Summeren arrives.
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Brief Results

#Rider Name (Country) Team
1Philippe Gilbert (Bel) Omega Pharma-Lotto
2Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale
3Björn Leukemans (Bel) Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team
4Ivan Basso (Ita) Liquigas-Cannondale
5Lars Boom (Ned) Rabobank Cycling Team

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