Rider updates: Philippe Gilbert, Rui Costa and Nairo Quintana

It has been a mixed end to the season for my trio of riders, with an out-of-sorts Philippe Gilbert losing the rainbow jersey to Rui Costa, as the Portuguese rider’s prolific campaign extended into the final couple of months of the cycling year. In contrast, Nairo Quintana wound down quietly after a busy summer. Here’s my final 2013 update.

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