**Merckx Bonus New for 2020**
We are offering a Merckx bonus this year to try to level the field amongst those who have TT equipment and those that don't. To receive the Merckx time bonus the TT must be riden on:
A mass-start bike as per USAC rule 1 I (g)
Drop bars only - No aero bars (extensions) will be allowed.
The bike frame and helmet you use in the TT needs to be the same bike/helmet that you use during the other stages.
No disc or tri-spoke wheels are allowed
The time bonus is 35 seconds.