Watch: The moment Primož Roglič crashed on the descent and lost valuable time on stage 15 of the Giro d'Italia 2019

The Slovenian lost 40 seconds to his GC rivals after a disastrous end to the race

Primoz Roglic on stage 15 of the Giro d'Italia 2019 (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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Primož Roglič had a day to forget on stage 15 of the Giro d'Italia 2019, as he lost 40 seconds to his GC rivals ahead of the second rest day.

With 18km remaining, Primož Roglič had a mechanical, and with a Jumbo-Visma team car not readily available, he was forced to jump on team-mate Antwan Tolhoek's bike.

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