Yates takes yellow, but did Alaphilippe lose it on purpose?
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Graham and Brad are joined by Brian Smith and Sean Kelly after a Stage 5 which started slowly, continued in that vein, and then had the most explosive of endings.


Did Julian Alaphilippe lose the yellow jersey on purpose? That's Brad's theory after a bottle penalty docked him 20 seconds and installed Adam Yates as the GC leader.


The team also reflect on a quite stunning win for Wout van Aert, reserve praise for Sepp Kuss, and wonder what the Ineos masterplan is...


Brad also recalls his famous 190km solo break in 2007, and also the dispiriting moment when his Cofids team pulled out of the Tour after a team-mate failed a doping test, leading Brad to throw away his kit in disgust.



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