Forced bike changes jeopardise Chaves' GC chances at Vuelta a Espana

Esteban Chaves (Mitchelton-Scott) crosses the finish line of stage 9 of the 2019 Vuelta a España having lost time to his rivals
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Mitchelton-Scott's Esteban Chaves has seen his general-classification chances at the Vuelta a España take a considerable knock after a mechanical problem on stage 9 on Sunday forced him to borrow bikes from his taller teammates to chase back to the group of main contenders.

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