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Four new host towns revealed for Tour de Yorkshire 2018

It's good news if you live in Richmond, Ilkley, Barnsley or Halifax.
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Tour de Yorkshire cycling race extended to four days

Organisers of the Tour de Yorkshire cycling race have today announced that the event will grow from three to four days in 2018.

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Yorkshire becomes just one of eight UCI Bike Regions in the world

Yorkshire's reputation as a cycling mecca has been enhanced with the announcement that it has been awarded UCI Bike Region status.

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French cyclist Nacer Bouhanni, powering up the finishing straight to win the stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate earlier this year (Picture: James Hardisty)

Harrogate to be central hub for 2019 UCI Road World Championships

If Yorkshire is positioning itself as the new capital of cycling in Britain, then Harrogate can lay claim to being the epicentre of that revolution.

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Pictured right is overall race winner Julian Varley of Team KTM (s).

Club cyclists take on 'Tour de Darley'

The dust had only just settled from the Tour de Yorkshire which sped through Nidderdale on April 29 when Ilkley Cycling Club staged their fourth annual race in the  area at the weekend.

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Pictured above, Mike Hall.

Harrogate memorial service for cyclist killed in Australia race

The Pavilions of Harrogate will host a celebration of the life of endurance cyclist Mike Hall on Tuesday.
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The Peloton passes through Burnsall in the Yorkshire Dales on the last leg of the race from Bradford to Sheffield. Picture: Tony Johnson

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Photos and videos from Stage 3

The Tour de Yorkshire peloton headed from Bradford to Sheffield on the final day of this year's race.
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VIDEO: Jubilant crowds roar Tour de Yorkshire through Pateley Bridge

Pateley Bridge welcomed crowds from across Yorkshire to share its time in the cycling world’s spotlight on Saturday.

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Ripon Hornblower Wayne Cobbett, Coun Pauline McHardy, and Sally Close from Discover Ripon.

Special report: How Ripon marked the Tour de Yorkshire

Finola Fitzpatrick reports on a very special and memorable day for Ripon.
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Lori and Tony Handley outside the famous spotty house!

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Crowds savour party atmosphere in Knaresborough

A wave of yellow and blue welcomed the Tour de Yorkshire to Knaresborough,where community efforts helped craft an all day showcase of the town to mark the historic event.

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As it happened: Tour de Yorkshire 2017 Tadcaster - Harrogate

As it happened: Tour de Yorkshire 2017 Tadcaster - Harrogate

Nacer Bouhanni won the second stage of the Tour de Yorkshire, crossing the finish line in first place on Harrogate’s iconic Parliament Street.

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Nacer Bouhanni celebrates winning Stage Two of the Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate. Picture: ASO/Alex Broadway

Tour de Yorkshire: Bouhanni races to victory in Harrogate

Nacer Bouhanni won the second stage of the Tour de Yorkshire, crossing the finish line in first place on Harrogate’s iconic Parliament Street.

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VIDEO: Tour de Yorkshire arrives in Harrogate

The Tour de Yorkshire rolled into Harrogate today with a grandstand finish along the town's iconic Parliament Street.

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Lizzie Deignan on the winner's podium at the Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire: Otley's Lizzie Deignan hails 'incredible' feeling after women's race glory in Harrogate

A DELIGHTED Lizzie Deignan described her epic win in the ASDA Women’s Tour de Yorkshire as “up there” with the best of her career.
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Day One of the Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire Day 1: Thrills and spills at the seaside

Even before the tumble on the approach to the finishing tape in Scarborough, the crowds had been buzzing.

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Lucy Garner, from Leicestershire, is hoping to improve on her fine showing in last years womens Tour de Yorkshire but knows it will be tough with the likes of Otleys Lizzie Deignan and Hollands Anna van der Breggan in the field (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Tour de Yorkshire: Lucy Garner aiming to seize her chance in Yorkshire

BY dangling the carrot of the richest prize in women’s cycling for last year’s Asda Women’s Tour de Yorkshire, organisers ensured they grabbed headlines in the fight for equality in the sport.

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Thousands of fans are expected to line the route for this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire.

Everything you need to know about this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will get underway today as competitors tackle the east coast circuit in front of an expected crowd of thousands.

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Tour de Yorkshire: Forged by legacy

The Tour de Yorkshire cycling race arose as a legacy event following the success of the visit of the 2014 Tour de France to God’s own county.

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Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

The Tour de Yorkshire arrives this weekend.
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The Tour de Yorkshire is a free show like no other

Tour de Yorkshire preview: What you need to know about this weekend’s big event

THE Tour de Yorkshire will be an opportunity for Yorkshire’s local communities to present themselves and the county to the world as never before, the chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire says.

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