BOULDER, CO (CN) – Philip Gilbert has proven himself to be one the cycling’s greatest talents. Gilbert had an incredible spring campaign that was followed up by the most successful Tour de France of his career. He has also shown no signs of fading with recent victories the Clásica de San Sebastian and Eneco Tour just in time for the upcoming World Championships were he is favored by most. With recent news of some big names moving around, the immediate question now for Gilbert is who will he ride for next season?
Of course, Chamois News uncovered the story of Gilbert’s next team before the rest of the cycling news sources could even get air in their tires. Chamois News can now confirm that Gilbert will be riding – for his own team next season. Yes, this new team will consist of just one rider, Philip Gilbert. Team management has found a loop-hole in the UCI rules that set the minimum riders a team is allowed to have on it’s roster and will be contesting all of the remaining races with just Gilbert toeing the line. This change also means Gilbert will receive the entire team budget of 20 million euros. No word on the team’s sponsor yet but all rumors point to Marldoro Cigarettes.