The world’s greatest cycle race – the Tour de France – will start in the world’s greatest county on 5th & 6th July 2014 bringing millions of fans to the Yorkshire roadside. Yorkshire is the UK’s biggest county and home to some of Europe’s most stunning countryside and coastline.The route will take the cyclists through some of our great and vibrant cities, including York, Leeds, Ripon, and Sheffield, complemented by pretty market towns. The Grand Départ will be a festival and a spectacle for fans and first timers alike. Yorkshire will give the riders, the teams and the race organisers a race to remember.
Bike Story has been commissioned by the Yorkshire Festival 2014, a county-wide cultural festival celebrating the Grand Départ in our region.