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Old 05-29-15, 07:33 PM
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The Tour of Belgium is trying something new.

It's called the Golden Kilometer, and it consists of 3 sprint points in one kilometer, giving the riders 6, 3 and 1 second bonuses.

The idea is to make the payoff so tempting, that the peloton will really go after the 10 available seconds. It hasn't really panned out yet in the first 2 stages, because there were breakaway riders out there to grab all the points, but is interesting and it can work if there is no breakaway.
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