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Tour de Yorkshire hopes to add to its impressive cast list

The prospect of Mark Cavendish returning to race on Yorkshire’s roads remains alive and well, while organisers still retain hope of luring Chris Froome to the county for next month’s Tour de Yorkshire.

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The Tour de Yorkshire, and defending champion Thomas Voekler, is returning to Scarborough for the third year running

Tour de Yorkshire welcomes record number of teams in 2017

A record number of teams will ride this year’s Tour de Yorkshire, organisers have announced.

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Lizzie Deignan

Lizzie Deignan excited to return for 2017 Women's Tour de Yorkshire

Lizzie Deignan has committed her return to this year's Tour de Yorkshire.
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Lenny Hartley hopes to live out his dream of cycling across the Tour de France route.

Tour de Force: fundraising for a Harrogate cyclist's dream

A broken back and a £3,000 sponsorship target has not deterred one Harrogate man from pursuing his lifelong dream of cycling the route of the Tour de France.
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The Tour de Yorkshire will take place between April 28-30

Where and when to see the Tour de Yorkshire 2017

The highly anticipated race timings for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled by Welcome to Yorkshire.
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Tour de Yorkshire proceeds through Pateley Bridge

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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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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