On Monday 22nd December 2014 we were invited to the Welcome to Yorkshire office for the official press launch of the Tour de Yorkshire start and finish towns and cities.

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Of course we took our, made in Yorkshire, Pennine frames – On this occasion we took two of the bikes which were made for the Tour de France, the yellow and dotty!

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The room was full of local media all waiting for the announcement which came from Welcome to Yorkshire’s CEO Gary Verity.  The first Tour de Yorkshire will run from the 1st-3rd May 2015 – The starts and finishes will be in Bridlington, Leeds, Scarborough, Selby, Wakefield and York.  The full route will be announced on the 21st January 2015.

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Also in attendence was British Cycling’s Bob Howden.  Sandra also was interviewed by the press!

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This certainly got us in the mood for the Tour de Yorkshire and with memories of the Grand Depart still vivid we know it will be another big success!  You can see more photos from the event on our Facebook page.

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