I hope Gilbert becomes the World Champ. No rider deserves it more and none will show off the jersey better.
Millar is bigging him up quite a bit just now on Twitter and his sister is hinting at him to shut up. Is there any chance he could sign for Garmin?
I am surprised he hasn't ben caught yet.
He won Paris–Nice for the third successive time beating Roche as well as the Tour de France winner, Bernard Hinault  who was returning after a knee injury. Kelly finished second in Milan – San Remo and the Ronde van Vlaanderen, but was unbeatable in Paris–Roubaix and Liège–Bastogne–Liège. The day after Paris–Roubaix, the French daily sports paper, L'Équipe, pictured Kelly cycling the cobbles with mud on his face and had the heading Insatiable Kelly! referring to his appetite for winning that spring  He won all three stages in the Critérium International: the bunch sprint on stage 1, a solo victory in the mountain stage and beating Roche in the final time trial. Kelly achieved 33 victories in 1984. He was becoming a contender in the grands tours, as seen by finishing fifth in the Tour de France. This may have caused him to lose his grip on the maillot vert in that year's Tour. Kelly was wearing it as the Tour was finishing on the Champs-Élysées but lost it in the bunch finish
Just looking at his palmares for 2011 on Wikipedia made me laugh, hes just demolishing everyone. Who has had a more dominating single season in the past?