Category Archives: Tour de Yorkshire

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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Not one but two former Tour de Yorkshire winners have announced they will be jetting in for the fourth edition which runs between 3-6 May.  Reigning champion Serge Pauwels has confirmed he will be back to defend his title, while retired 2016 victor Thomas Voeckler will also be present in an ambassadorial role.   Pauwels… read more … about Two Tour de Yorkshire champions back for the fourth edition!>>

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With just over six weeks to go until the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire, organisers Welcome to Yorkshire and Amaury Sport Organisation have announced a record 40 teams will compete. Welcome to Yorkshire Chief Executive Sir Gary Verity shared the news at Y18 – the UK’s largest tourism event – in Bradford on Wednesday and revealed… read more … about Record number of teams unveiled for 2018 Tour de Yorkshire and Asda Tour de Yorkshire women’s race>>

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Visitors to The Piece Hall in Halifax will soon be able to get up close to the prestigious Tour de Yorkshire trophies. Ahead of The Piece Hall hosting the start of stage four of the Tour de Yorkshire on Sunday 6 May, both the men’s and women’s race trophies will arrive in Calderdale on Tuesday… read more … about Tour de Yorkshire trophies come to Calderdale>>

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