Every stage brings time bonuses of 10, 6 and 4 seconds at the finish line, while seconds are to be gained at intermediate sprints also. Last year it was Mark Cavendish winning the overall thanks to his supremacy in the bunch sprints. Yes, he lost time at the only uphill finish, but made up for it at the finish line.
Favourites Dubai Tour:
*** Mark Cavendish, Philippe Gilber
** Elia Viviani, Fabian Cancellara, Juan José Lobato
* Marcel Kittel, Jasper Stuyven, Andrea Guardini
Dubai Tour 2016: Route maps, and more
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