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In response to today’s announcement from Welcome to Yorkshire about the route for the Tour de Yorkshire 2019, Cllr Tim Swift, Calderdale Council’s Leader said: “Hosting the Tour de Yorkshire is a real honour and I’m delighted to learn that the Piece Hall in Halifax will feature at the start of the fourth day of… read more … about Calderdale excited to welcome the Tour de Yorkshire 2019>>

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Halifax has been unveiled as one of the eight host locations for the Tour de Yorkshire 2019 by organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and the Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O). The stages for the fifth edition will begin or end in Halifax, Barnsley, Bedale, Bridlington, Doncaster, Leeds, Scarborough and Selby. Cllr Tim Swift, the Leader of Calderdale… read more … about Woo hoo! Halifax is a host town for the Tour de Yorkshire 2019>>

The 2018 Tour de Yorkshire boosted the county’s economy by a massive £98 MILLION, independent research shows today. A record 2.6 million spectators lined the route over the four days of action between 3-6 May and overall spend was UP 54% on 2017 to £97,973,806. Accommodation spend also increased 49% year on year and non-accommodation… read more … about Tour de Yorkshire boosts county’s economy by £98 Million!>>

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The millions of spectators getting ready to line the route for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire will have a special treat in store with organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and ASO confirming the largest-ever publicity caravan and ambassadors tour.   This popular cycling tradition will see some of the county’s best-loved brands travel behind the women’s… read more … about Largest-ever Tour de Yorkshire caravan and ambassadors tour!>>

Reigning Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet is the latest star cyclist confirmed to ride the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire. Van Avermaet is one of the biggest names in the sport who has also won two Tour de France stages, the 2017 Paris-Roubaix title, and numerous other accolades alongside his Rio 2016 success. It will be… read more … about Olympic champion set to ride Tour de Yorkshire!>>

Tour de Yorkshire organisers Welcome to Yorkshire are delighted that Mark Cavendish has confirmed he will return to racing after injury at the 2018 edition of the race. Cavendish suffered a dramatic crash at the Milan – San Remo race in Italy on Saturday 17 March, fracturing a rib and damaging his ankle after colliding… read more … about Cavendish back in action at Tour de Yorkshire!>>

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The new jerseys for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race have been unveiled by organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and ASO. Yorkshire Bank and Yorkshire Bank Bike Libraries will make their first appearance as sponsors of the coveted blue jersey which is awarded to the daily leader and overall winner… read more … about New Tour de Yorkshire jerseys unveiled!>>

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