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Disaster for Roglic, Pogacar soars | Should Tour have cobbles chaos?

Season 5, Ep. 6

After a breathless and nervy Stage 5 of the Tour de France, which witnessed carnage on the cobbles, Brad and Matt catch up while driving past the iconic Arenberg.

Simon Clarke took a tremendous win but the real story of the day was a succession of major incidents involving big-name riders.

Jack Haig was forced to withdraw, Primoz Roglic dislocated his shoulder and had to pop it back in - and that was after yellow jersey Wout van Aert had crashed and then almost hit a car when trying to rejoin the group.

All in all it was a disastrous day for Jumbo-Visma, as Roglic conceded almost two minutes to Tadej Pogacar, which might have ended his GC hopes already.

But Geraint Thomas came through largely unscathed and is one of three Ineos riders in the top 10, along with Adam Yates and Tom Pidcock.

To finish, Brad and Matt debate whether the spectacle of the cobbles is worth the toll it takes on the peloton...

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