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Tour de Yorkshire promises Leeds a bank holiday bonanza

Leeds – Excitement is building ahead of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire this bank holiday weekend, with the big race finale taking place on Princes Avenue, Roundhay Park on Sunday 3 May. A fantastic family day out is on the cards at the official spectator hub on Soldiers Field with giant screens showing live TV coverage of the race between 3pm to 5pm. Organised by Leeds City Council, the spectator hub will be open to the public between 12 noon and 6pm, featuring a large family picnic area surrounded by…

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Bradford all geared up for the Tour de Yorkshire

Bradford – Bradford is all geared up to welcome the Tour de Yorkshire to the district. Crowds are expected to line the route as the cyclists pass through the district on Stage Three of the race on Sunday May, 3. Signs have gone up and letters have also been sent to residents and businesses along the route to remind people about road closures and parking restrictions. Banners, bunting and other decorations have also been popping up at various places along the route and will continue to appear in the coming…

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Cycling spectacular rolls into Leeds

Leeds – Join the cycling revolution in Leeds as Sky Ride returns for its third year bringing thousands of cyclists and spectators to a traffic free city centre. The free family friendly mass-participation bike ride takes place on Sunday 14 June 10am – 3pm. Registration is now open at www.goskyride.com/leedsskyride and people are being encouraged to sign up fast as places are filling up. Previous years have proved to be very successful attracting more than 8,500 people of all ages and abilities, with many more lining the streets to cheer…

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Countdown begins as Tour de Yorkshire timings announced

Leeds – Highly anticipated details of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire’s closing stage in Leeds have been announced. Held on 1 – 3 May, the major international cycling race will showcase some of Yorkshire’s most iconic scenery. Day three, and the entire race, finishes in Leeds and is set to be the most challenging and beautiful. All routes were announced in Bridlington earlier this year and now race organisers, Welcome to Yorkshire and the Amaury Sport Organisation based in France, have announced the timings and details of the location starts…

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