Tour De Yorkshire

Tour De Yorkshire Boosts Economy By 64 Million Pounds

Tour de Yorkshire

  From The Yorkshire Times.   The 2017 Tour de Yorkshire boosted the economy by almost £64 MILLION, independent research shows today. The race weekend from 28-30 April saw a record 2.2 million spectators line the route and spend 8% more than last year. Accommodation spend was UP 6.5% year on year and non-accommodation items […]

Tour de Yorkshire: Cycle Race Marks Tadcaster Flood Rebuild

Tadcaster

    From BBC News.   Brewing beer and a broken bridge are two things Tadcaster are famous for. But on Saturday, the once-split North Yorkshire market town is intent on redefining itself as host of one of Britain’s marquee cycle races. The Tour de Yorkshire women’s race and stage two of the men’s event […]

Groenewegen Wins Opening Stage At The 2017 Tour De Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire

    From The Yorkshire Post.   History repeated itself at the Tour de Yorkshire with Dylan Groenewegen winning the opening stage for a second year in succession in sunny Scarborough. Huge crowds turned out in Bridlington to see the start of the third edition and bright conditions meant the county was at its brilliant […]

Plan Your Journeys For The Tour De Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire Caravan

      From The Yorkshire Times.   Drivers travelling near the Tour de Yorkshire this weekend are advised to allow extra time for their journeys. During Sunday’s final phase which goes from Bradford to Fox Valley the race will cross under the M62 between junctions 25/26 at (Brighouse/Chain Bar) and the A616. For safety […]

Soldiers Who Helped In Tadcaster Floods Return To Celebrate Tour De Yorkshire

Yorkshire Regiment

    From The Yorkshire Times.   With exactly a month until the start of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Women’s Tour de Yorkshire, it has been confirmed soldiers from the Yorkshire Regiment who helped Tadcaster in the floods will return to help the town celebrate as the race passes over the newly […]

Yorkshire Gears Up To Welcome Tour De Yorkshire Trophies

Trophy Tour de Yorkshire

    From The Yorkshire Times.   Communities across Yorkshire are set to welcome the official Tour de Yorkshire trophies when they go on tour later this month. Both the men’s and women’s Y shaped trophies are visiting each of the six start and finishes for a day ahead of the race weekend and plans […]

50 Days Until The 2017 Tour De Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire

  From The Yorkshire Times.   Lizzie Deignan is the latest star rider to confirm her attendance as the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire is now just 50 days away. Deignan (née Armitstead) will return to her home county for the Asda Women’s Tour de Yorkshire on Saturday 29 April, which will see the world’s best […]

Rising Star Unveiled As Official Artist For 2017 Tour De Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire

    From The Yorkshire Times.   One of Yorkshire’s rising stars of the art world has been unveiled as the official artist for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire. Richmond-based pastel artist Lucy Pittaway is the UK Fine Art Trade Guild’s current ‘Up and Coming Artist of the Year’, and this is the second consecutive […]

Become A Tour De Yorkshire Tour Maker !

Tour de Yorkshire

    From The Yorkshire Times.   Welcome to Yorkshire are on the lookout for passionate and reliable volunteers to become Tour Makers at this year’s Tour de Yorkshire. Tour Makers are the welcoming face of Yorkshire for the millions of spectators who travel to the county to witness the world’s best cyclists in action […]

Full Route Of 2017 Tour De Yorkshire To Be Revealed

Tour de Yorkshire

  From Calendar News. The complete route of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire will be unveiled at a press conference in Bradford today. Bradford, Bridlington, Fox Valley in Sheffield, Harrogate, Scarborough and Tadcaster have already been announced as start/finish locations for the Men’s Race, which takes place between April 28th and 30th. The Women’s Race […]

Charge Of The Lycra Brigade: Will The Tour de Yorkshire Attract More People To Cycling?

Tour de Yorkshire

    By  Matthew Whittle,Alison Heppenstall and Nik Lomax in The Mighty.   Competitors in the second Tour de Yorkshire cycling event have begun their three-day route through many of the region’s towns and cities, racing toward the finish line in Scarborough. This event has largely been developed off the back of the success of […]

Road Closures Announced Ahead Of Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire

  By Mike Laycock in The Press.   Motorists are being urged to be prepared for road closures in towns and villages across North Yorkshire when the Tour De Yorkshire passes through. The cycle race, which runs from April 29 to May 1, will affect roads in the Selby, Ryedale and Hambleton districts. North Yorkshire […]

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