March 11, 2015

Time bonifications are back!

The Tour de France organization has confirmed on Friday March 6th, that time bonuses will be back in the 2015 Tour. The bonuses, which are in fact time deductions, will apply on all flat stages. For the first time in 8 years, the first 3 riders crossing the finish line on flat stages will receive a time bonus of 10 , 6 and 4 seconds respectively. This should make for a very competitive first week in the Netherlands, Belgium and Brittany.