2014 TdF in Yorkshire

by robdaykin   December 14, 2012  

TMS have just told Boycott that news is coming out that the 2014 Grand Depart will leave from Yorkshire.
No confirmation on the web yet, apart from one article in Danish, which I don't read well enough to take as confirmation

http://www.sportenkort.dk/nyhed/153546/touren-tilbage-til-england&sa=U&e...

If it's true... Hurrah!

EDIT

CONFIRMED http://www.bikebiz.com/index.php/news/read/yorkshire-to-host-the-2014-to...

HURRAH!

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Tha dosn't wanta cycle like that, young man. Alays keep a straight handlebar. When I were a youngster bikes was proper bikes, wi a bit of heft to em.

.....etc, etc, for the next 2 years.........

Edgeley

posted by Edgeley [183 posts]
14th December 2012 - 10:33

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No Hurrah's from me, Glad to see it back in Britain, But Edinburgh should have gotten it, that way all mainland countries would have gotten some action.

As is Yorkshire gets two stages and one in London.......BALLS Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry

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posted by Gkam84 [9010 posts]
14th December 2012 - 11:03

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Perhaps ASO didn't want to be hijacked by Mr. Salmond's agenda. The Commonwealth Games will be plenty of a party for him. Anyway The North is a country that deserves the race just as much and you don't need a passport to get in from Scotland (though I would still take it with you, you might be stopped at Watford Gap on the way to that London.)



I am stronger than Mensa, Miller and Mailer, I spat out Plath and Pinter.

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posted by bikeboy76 [1391 posts]
14th December 2012 - 12:49

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As long as it's not all centered around London I'll be more than happy.
Great it's in Yorkshire, a long way for me but at least it will get a great reception there and if I can get there I will. Bit far to 'nip up' on the bike though.

I bet it will be a great spectacle and support will be fantastic.

Regards

Trikeman. Wink

Grunt, puff, pant and groan goes the old man - but he gets there in the end. ;o)

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posted by trikeman [386 posts]
14th December 2012 - 16:24

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cant wait for it. i should be able to see quite a bit of it. hope it comes to Mirfield/Huddersfield where Brian Robinson lives. first stage winner and he still rides his bike round west yorkshire and he's over 80 now

posted by mpt68 [101 posts]
15th December 2012 - 20:45

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