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Leeds drivers warned: Cyclist you’re overtaking could be undercover officer

Motorists in Leeds have been warned to be on the look-out for cyclists in case one turns out to be an undercover police officer filming their driving.

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PIC: Gary Longbottom

Cyclists pay their respects to Mike

Hundreds of lycra-clad cyclists from across the UK have gathered to celebrate the life of an inspirational British endurance rider who died after being hit by a car during a race across Australia.

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Scott Thwaites of Dimension Data, Ian Stannard of Team Sky and Adam Blythe of Aqua Blue Sport  at the press conference on the eve of the  2017 Tour de Yorkshire at the National Railway Museum. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Millions of reasons why the Tour de Yorkshire should be extended

Two of Yorkshire’s leading cyclists have joined the growing clamour for the Tour de Yorkshire to be extended into a fourth day.

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The Peloton passes through Burnsall in the Yorkshire Dales on the last leg of the race from Bradford to Sheffield. Picture: Tony Johnson

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Photos and videos from Stage 3

The Tour de Yorkshire peloton headed from Bradford to Sheffield on the final day of this year's race.
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Tour de Yorkshire 2017 (Stage 3), Birstall. Photographer: Andrew Bellis

Birstall shines during Tour de Yorkshire as community bounces back from darkest day

SWATHES of spectators lined the streets of Birstall for the Tour’s final stage to shine a positive light on the town, less than a year on from its darkest day.

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Harrogate memorial service for cyclist killed in Australia race

An inspirational British endurance cyclist who died after he was hit by a car during a race across Australia will be remembered this week.

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Boels Dolmans' Lizzie Deignan celebrates with her team-mate after winning the race. (Picture: SWPix.com)

Tour de Yorkshire: Hometown heroine Lizzie Deignan breaks clear to deliver fairytale ending

IT was what the thousands of spectators lining the roadside had come out to see.

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Local rider Harry Tanfield, from North Yorkshire won the Tour de Yorkshire's Digital Jersey for being the "most active" rider on day two of the race. (Picture: James Hardisty).

Tour de Yorkshire: Active Harry Tanfield earns acclaim of local crowd

WHEN THE opening stage of the 2014 Tour de France finished in Harrogate, North Yorkshire rider Harry Tanfield watched from the crowd.

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As it happened: Tour de Yorkshire 2017 Tadcaster - Harrogate

As it happened: Tour de Yorkshire 2017 Tadcaster - Harrogate

Nacer Bouhanni won the second stage of the Tour de Yorkshire, crossing the finish line in first place on Harrogate’s iconic Parliament Street.

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VIDEO: Tour de Yorkshire arrives in Harrogate

The Tour de Yorkshire rolled into Harrogate today with a grandstand finish along the town's iconic Parliament Street.

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Lizzie Deignan on the winner's podium at the Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire: Otley's Lizzie Deignan hails 'incredible' feeling after women's race glory in Harrogate

A DELIGHTED Lizzie Deignan described her epic win in the ASDA Women’s Tour de Yorkshire as “up there” with the best of her career.
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Dylan Groenegwgen wins the 1st stage in Scarborough from Caleb Ewan. Tour de Yorkshire Stage 1 - Bridlington to Scarborough.

Horton ‘enjoys’ his moment in the Tour’s spotlight

IT SEEMED like a good idea at the time. That was Leeds-based rider Tobyn Horton’s reaction after a long day in the saddle on the opening stage of the Tour de Yorkshire.

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Day One of the Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire Day 1: Thrills and spills at the seaside

Even before the tumble on the approach to the finishing tape in Scarborough, the crowds had been buzzing.

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Lucy Garner, from Leicestershire, is hoping to improve on her fine showing in last years womens Tour de Yorkshire but knows it will be tough with the likes of Otleys Lizzie Deignan and Hollands Anna van der Breggan in the field (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Tour de Yorkshire: Lucy Garner aiming to seize her chance in Yorkshire

BY dangling the carrot of the richest prize in women’s cycling for last year’s Asda Women’s Tour de Yorkshire, organisers ensured they grabbed headlines in the fight for equality in the sport.

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Jonny and Alisitair Brownlee officially open the Brownlee Centre at Weetwood  fri 28th april 2017

Leeds is the world’s best triathlon city, says Jonny Brownlee

Olympic triathlete Jonny Brownlee described Leeds as the “best triathlon city in the whole world” today as he officially opened a new £5m elite training centre and cycle circuit named in his honour.

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Thousands of fans are expected to line the route for this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire.

Everything you need to know about this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will get underway today as competitors tackle the east coast circuit in front of an expected crowd of thousands.

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25 April 2017.......      The Brownlee Centre and the state-of-the-art cycle track in Adel, north Leeds,, named after the Brownlee brothers and will be the base for the country's top triathletes. Picture Tony Johnson.

First look at Leeds’ £5m Brownlee Centre and cycle circuit

It’s named after two of the most successful Olympians Leeds has ever produced.

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Tour de Yorkshire: Forged by legacy

The Tour de Yorkshire cycling race arose as a legacy event following the success of the visit of the 2014 Tour de France to God’s own county.

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Yorkshire climbs will be ‘one of the hardest days of the year’

THE spectre of stage three is giving riders nightmares with two days to go until this year’s Tour de Yorkshire.

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Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: The best places to watch the race

The Tour de Yorkshire arrives this weekend.
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