Rudy Project Conquers The Netherlands: Philippe Gilbert King Of The Classics Cycle Races


Unique quadruple string of victories for Rudy Project with Gilbert

It’s a Poker! After the triumph at the Brabantse Pijl, Amstel Gold Race, Flèche – Wallone Philippe Gilbert does it again and wins the Liège-Bastogne-Liège.

Gilbert has gained the first victory of this incredible serie at the Brabantse Pijl after he has pushed the pace in the breackaway and having an engaging sprint in the final section with the dutch rival Leukemans.

The Amstel Gold Race race was likewise truly dominated by the 28-year old from the Omega Pharma Lotto Team, as he led from start to finish of the 260 km race, making breaks, up hill and downhill, always accompanied by the support of the vast enthusiastic public. A huge roar broke out as Gilbert crossed the finishing line, where he was followed by the Spanish rider Rodriguez and Australia’s Gerrans.

And after he conquered the Amstel Gold Race Philippe Gilbert established himself also in the Flèche – Wallone.The belgian champion won the race attacking in the final 300 meters on the steep climb of the Mur de Huy, a spectacular finish suited to the spacialists of Classic cycle races. Gilbert concluded this exceptional and glorious sequence of victories with the most important for him; the Liège-Bastogne-Liège. It’s the first time ever that a cyclist wins the four Classics cycle races in a single season.

For those great performances, the champion Gilbert once again chose Rudy Project. For the very sunny conditions during the races, Philippe Gilbert chose Genetyk Racing Pro White with red photochromatic lenses, which can ensure excellent contrast and, therefore, perfect vision. In addition, the photochromatic lenses darken when necessary and offer total protection against light rays. A racy design, with wraparound mask style lenses and highly-advanced technology: these are the winning features of these glasses made for champions, ideal for places on the most important podiums. The end pieces of the temples can be adjusted in every direction by simply applying light pressure and, like the bridge, are in Megol® (allergy-proof silicon). This ensures a perfect fit so that the glasses adhere perfectly to the face under all conditions, preventing the frame from scratching. Fitted with adjustable end pieces and bridge, to ensure a perfect fit, Genetyk may also have clip-on parts for graduated lenses, attaching easily behind the sun lenses.

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