'You're not waiting for anyone' - A look at the Paris-Nice team time trial that will be timed individually

There's a funky new innovation coming on stage three of Paris-Nice, which might make the TTT more interesting

Team Time Trial
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The team time trial is back. On stage three of Paris-Nice, today, the teams will face a 26.9km rolling test around Auxerre. It is the second year in a row a TTT has featured in the French race.

For those of you that are yawning at the thought of those 40 minute efforts, which return to the 'Race for the Sun' for the second time since 1993, there is a twist, however.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.