Rival Australian comes to Richie Porte's rescue in Giro d'Italia

Orica-GreenEdge's Simon Clarke gave his compatriot a front wheel after he puncture in the finale to stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia

Simon Clarke helps Richie Porte after a flat tyre on stage ten of the 2015 Giro d'Italia

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Team Sky's Richie Porte was saved by Simon Clarke when he punctured in the final kilometers of stage 10, despite his fellow Australian riding for another team.

When Orica-GreenEdge's Clarke saw his Antipodean friend at the side of the road with a mechanical problem, he stopped and put his front wheel in Porte's bike.

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