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Organisers reveal 2014 Tour de France route through Yorkshire

17th January 2013


THE 2014 Tour de France will begin in Leeds with a second stage the following day setting off from York and finishing in Sheffield.

Leeds will host the Grand Depart on July 5, with the stage then proceeding through Harewood, Otley, Ilkley, Skipton, Kettlewell, Aysgarth, Hawes, Reeth, Leyburn and Ripon before the competitors cross the finishing line in Harrogate.

The next day's race will start in York, passing through  Knaresborough, Silsden, Keighley, Haworth, Hebden Bridge, Elland, Huddersfield, Holmfirth and f......for the full story register now for free or login below...

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Can we see a brakdown of the £100 million the bid team say this will bring. I'm genuinely interested!

Geoff Hume

Some enticing hills in that list - just what spectators ordered! Great for Yorkshire - will have to 'down tools' on those two days, I'm afraid

Mike Cartwright

'appen. Great news for cycling and Yorkshire

Geoff Hume

Fantastic News and great circuit that will allow tens of thousands of people to see the glorious Yorkshiore countryside and allow hundreds of millions to see it on TV !!! Vive La Yorkshire.

Paul Martin

Wow. It is tiring enough thinking about driving those routes let alone cycling them! Plenty of roadside viewing opportunities on those routes.

David Warren

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