He and compatriot Björn Leukemans attacked out of what had been a leading group of ten, and stayed clear to blog casino en ligne the finish where Gilbert won the sprint.
While the Brabantse Pijl did not contribute points toward the rankings, the other three races did.
The 2011 season for Omega Pharma-Lotto began in January with the Tour Down Under, where defending champion Andre Greipel debuted for the team, and ended in October at the Giro di Lombardia.While Gilbert's attacks, when successful, usually get him away alone, this time he had to deal with Alessandro Ballan and Damiano Cunego, who were able to follow.Rider, date of birth, matthew Lloyd, n 1 (AUS) May 24, 1983 (aged 27)."Pressure on Greipel to bring in first Omega Pharma-Lotto win at Tour of Algarve".The three decided the race a few bike lengths ahead of the rest of the 20-strong leading group, with Gilbert coming across the line ahead of Ballan and then Cunego."Omega Pharma's Tom Stubbe becomes the latest Donckers Koffie-Jelly Belly".
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At one point, on the Côte de Saint-Nicolas, Gilbert slipped away with only the elder Schleck able to follow.He joined a counter-attack just as the day's morning escape was caught and easily bested his three breakaway mates at the finish line, though the peloton had come so close to catching them there was no appreciable time gap at the finish."Gilbert looks to continue dominance at Liège"."Greipel takes De Panne opener, race lead"."D'Hollander is ploegleider van Topsport-vrouwen" D'Hollander's general manager of Topsport women.Omega Pharma-Lotto was forced to work at this point, since they had no rider in that leading group.49 The team also won lesser classifications at the Vuelta a Andalucía, 50 the Tour of Belgium, 51 and the Ster ZLM Toer."Impey and Van Goolen find new teams"."Gilbert sparkles on Strade Bianche".