Primož Roglič remaining pragmatic after mechanical and crash costs him valuable time at Giro d'Italia

The Slovenian suffered his worst day at the race so far, losing 40 seconds to race leader Richard Carapaz

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Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) showed a humorous side in the worst of situations for him in the Giro d'Italia, losing time to a crash on the descent to the stage 15 finish to Como.

Roglič switched bikes with around 20km to go on the shores of Lake Como and on his team-mate Antwan Tolhoek's bike, crashed on the Civiglio descent. He lost 40 seconds to his rivals including race leader Richard Carapaz (Movistar) and Vincenzo Nibali (Bahrain-Merida).

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