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Funds to help mark the arrival of Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate

A pot of £10,000 has been made available to help mark the arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire and the eyes of the world being on Harrogate.
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The search is on for special Tour Makers.

Search is on for Tour de Yorkshire volunteers

Welcome to Yorkshire are searching for passionate and reliable volunteers to become Tour Makers at this year’s Tour de Yorkshire.

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ABC superstar Martin Fry will headline this year's Eroica Britannia cycling festival - then join family and fans on their bikes in the Peak District.

Eroica Britannia cycling festival steps up a gear with ABC's Martin Fry and DJ Norman Jay

Poison Arrow hitmaker Martin Fry is on target to join thousands of fans on a bike ride after he headlines a retro cycling festival weekend in the Peak District.

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Thomas Voeckler winning in 2016

French cycling star to headline Tour de Yorkshire

The Tour de Yorkshire organisers have confirmed their first star rider for the 2017 race.

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West Park Stray.

Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate: Stray Act suspension approved for 2017 event

Parliament has approved the temporary suspension of the Stray Act ahead of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire.

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Acorn Ladies Louise Hannan, Anne Lax and Kieran Sykes with riders Andrew Froggatt and Julie Elders at the 2015 event.

District's much-loved bike ride set for spectacular return

The teams behind one of the district’s most loved cycling events are looking for volunteer marshals to help out on the day.

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Crowds in Pateley Bridge welcomes riders in last year's Tour de Yorkshire.

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Roadshows to discuss road closures and legacy

Roadshows giving details about the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire are coming to our district.

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The event will take place at Conyngham Hall (s).

Paralympian to take part in New Year's Day cyclocross event in Knaresborough

A gold medal winning Paralympian will take part in a cyclocorss event on New Year’s Day at Conyngham Hall in Knaresborough.

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The Stray, Harrogate

MPs recommend lifting of Harrogate Stray restrictions for Tour de Yorkshire

Historic regulations governing the use of parkland in central Harrogate look set to be relaxed to allow the town to host the Tour de Yorkshire cycle race.

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Pictured from left, Tour Director Christian Prudhomme, MP Nigel Adams and Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire were met at Tadcaster bridge by school children from all three primary schools in the town.

Eyes of the cycling world on Tadcaster

It was summed up pretty well by Sir Gary Verity who said on Friday: "2017 will be Tadcaster’s year!"

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Video: Full route for 2017 Tour de Yorkshire cycle race

Two Unesco World Heritage sites, four corners of the county and a famous bridge damaged in the floods of last Christmas will all play a role in the third annual Tour de Yorkshire cycle race next April.

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Video: Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ripon, Pateley and Tadcaster primed for 2017 Tour de Yorkshire

Stage two of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire will begin in Tadcaster, taking in Knaresborough, Pateley Bridge and Ripon before finishing in Harrogate.

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Sir Gary Verity believes rural Britain could be enjoying far greater benefits from overseas tourism than is currently being realised.  Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Tour de Yorkshire: Venues announced for Britain’s top cycling event

The host towns and cities for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled.

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Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive at Welcome to Yorkshire, as Yorkshire is chosen to host the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, during a press conference at the Welcome to Yorkshire offices, Leeds.

Now let’s add a fourth day to Tour de Yorkshire, says Verity

WELCOME to Yorkshire chief executive Sir Gary Verity is hoping the successful bid to bring the 2019 road world championships to the region will persuade British Cycling to give the Tour de Yorkshire an extra day.

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Lottery millions helping to bring world's top cyclists to Yorkshire for 2019 UCI Road World Cycle Championships

Lottery millions for Yorkshire cycling showcase 'will enhance UK as world leading host'

Millions of pounds of National Lottery funding for the 2019 UCI Road World Cycle Championships will help Yorkshire enhance the UK's reputation as a world leading host, says the head of UK Sport.
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Tour de France 2014 - Stage 2, York to Sheffield - Yorkshire, England - The peloton Passes through Addingham for the second time in Le Tour. (Picture: SWPix.com)

Racing into the history books: Yorkshire wins bid to host 2019 Road World Cycle Championships

Yorkshire’s standing as the capital of world cycling was confirmed today when it was announced that the county will host the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.

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Harrogate hosting the Tour de France in 2014. The UCI Road World Championships will come to Yorkshire in 2019.

Excitement across world peloton at return to Yorkshire

Yorkshire’s selection as host for the 2019 UCI Road World Championships has been greeted with delight across the peloton.

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Mark Cavendish (centre) shakes hands with Alberto Contador (left) and Chris Froome at the start of of the first stage of the Tour de France in in Leeds. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Yorkshire awaits UCI decision over hosting cycling World Championships

Yorkshire is confident of being named host of the 2019 UCI Road World Championships on Wednesday.

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‘Fat to fit’ cyclists to feature in new Dales film campaign

An Ilkley cycle clothing brand has launched a campaign to help persuade people of all shapes and sizes to get on their bikes.

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RIO VIDEO & 360 PHOTO: Yorkshire's Ed Clancy gears up to equal Sir Bradley Wiggins' five Olympic golds

Yorkshire's Olympic cycling superstar Ed Clancy hopes to equal Sir Bradley Wiggins' total of five gold medals.

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