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Tour de Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald: Tour de Yorkshire

Yorkshire wowed the cycling world with its spectacular staging of the Grand Depart to the 2014 Tour de France and then the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire in 2015. The 2016 Tour de Yorkshire will be staged on April 29 and 30 and May 1, with stages from Beverley to Settle, Otley to Doncaster, and Middlesbrough to Scarborough.

Tour brings business boost for Ryedale

Gazette & Herald:

12:38pm Friday 6th May 2016

BUSINESSES and communities across northern Ryedale have praised the “special and exciting atmosphere” created during Stage Three of the second annual Tour de Yorkshire on Sunday.

Tour de Yorkshire: Thousands line Tour route in Ryedale - with new pictures

Gazette & Herald:

5:21pm Sunday 1st May 2016

THOUSANDS of people have lined the streets in Helmsley and Kirkbymoorside to cheer the cyclists of the Tour de Yorkshire as they swept through.

Helmsley "open for business" for TdY

Gazette & Herald:

1:48pm Friday 29th April 2016

BUNTING, bikes, balloons and banners – the final touches are being put to preparations for this year’s Tour de Yorkshire.

Bike 'selfie' competition launched for TdY

Gazette & Herald: RACE: Riders during the Tour de Yorkshire leaving Whitby. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

4:22pm Thursday 28th April 2016

A "prize pack" of TdY goodies is up for grabs as part of a new competition.

Giant land art created for Tour de Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald: The North York Moors National Park Authority’s giant land art to mark Stage Three of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire cycle race has been unveiled on the top of Sutton Bank

10:06am Wednesday 27th April 2016

THE North York Moors National Park Authority’s giant land art to mark Stage Three of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire cycle race on May 1 has been unveiled on the top of Sutton Bank.

Kirkbymoorside prepares to welcome Tour

Gazette & Herald:

4:39pm Tuesday 26th April 2016

KIRKBYMOORSIDE is ready for a day of action on Sunday, with the Tour de Yorkshire, the Beadlam Tractor Run and the town's 10k all taking place.

Party atmosphere at TdY finish line

Gazette & Herald: The Tour de France in North Yorkshire

5:40pm Thursday 21st April 2016

THERE will be a party atmosphere in Scarborough on Sunday, May 1 as spectators eagerly await the finish of Stage Three of the Tour de Yorkshire.

Road closures in Ryedale for TdY

Gazette & Herald:

11:34am Thursday 21st April 2016

ROADS in Ryedale will be closed on a rolling basis for the Tour de Yorkshire, it has been confirmed.

Ryedale gets 'Tour ready'

Gazette & Herald: TdY Stage Three route map. May 1, 2016.

6:09am Wednesday 20th April 2016

SCHOOLS and businesses on the Tour de Yorkshire route are preparing to welcome the riders as they sweep through north Ryedale.

Sir Bradley Wiggins and Lars Petter Nordhaug among riders returning for TdY

Gazette & Herald: Tour de France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins, riding in last year's Tour de Yorkshire.

12:35pm Friday 15th April 2016

SOME of the best road cyclists in the world will race in this year's Tour de Yorkshire, it has been announced today.

100-year-old gears up for Tour de Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald:

12:00pm Friday 15th April 2016

A CYCLING centenarian is celebrating the imminent Tour de Yorkshire after a lifelong love of the sport.

Follow in the cycle tracks of pro cyclist

Gazette & Herald: David Millar           Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

6:04am Saturday 2nd April 2016

CYCLISTS tackling this year's Tour de Yorkshire Ride, the public "sportive" ride which takes place on the last day of the Tour, have been set a mountainous challenge.

Get, set go for Kirkbymoorside 10k

Gazette & Herald: Dave Pearson, Kirkbymoorside 10k race secretary and director, helps pupils at Kirkbymoorside Primary School prepare for annual event in May     Picture: Nigel Holland

6:07am Wednesday 30th March 2016

KIRKBYMOORSIDE will be under starter's order for three major events on Sunday, May 1.

Lizzie Armitstead confirms participation in Women's Tour de Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald: Lizzie Armitstead wins the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

1:50pm Wednesday 23rd March 2016

WORLD champion Lizzie Armitstead will race in this year's Women's Tour de Yorkshire race, which will start in her home town of Otley.

Planning assistance for Tour de Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald: FLASHBACK: The Tour de Yorkshire

6:05am Tuesday 22nd March 2016

FREE marketing support is available to communities in Selby celebrating the Tour de Yorkshire.

Tour de Yorkshire start and finish times revealed

Gazette & Herald: The Tour de Yorkshire Trophy..

3:19pm Friday 18th March 2016

START and finish times for the Tour de Yorkshire have been revealed.

Get in the saddle for Tour de Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald:

6:00am Thursday 10th March 2016

FOR those cyclists itching to get in the saddle on the Tour de Yorkshire weekend, general entries are open to the Tour de Yorkshire Ride sportive.

New bike bank opens and gets immediate boost

Gazette & Herald:

6:00am Sunday 28th February 2016

A NEW bike bank has opened in the region.

Town makes bike appeal for tour

Gazette & Herald: Yellow bikes lined the route of the Tour de France and Tour de Yorkshire

6:04am Saturday 6th February 2016

FROM collecting old bicycles to calling for volunteers, preparations for this year's Tour de Yorkshire are well underway in Ryedale.

RNLI named as Tour de Yorkshire charity

Gazette & Herald: RNLI launched as official charity for Tour de Yorkshire 2016      Picture: SWPix

6:04am Monday 18th January 2016

THE RNLI has been launched as the official charity for this year's Tour de Yorkshire.

Talks being held for 2016 Tour de Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald:

1:50pm Thursday 14th May 2015

TALKS are being held on plans for the 2016 edition of the Tour de Yorkshire international cycle race.

Tour de Yorkshire rides into the history books

Gazette & Herald:

4:43pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

THE first-ever Tour de Yorkshire has ridden itself into the history books after a momentous three days of racing. One and a half million fans at the roadside and TV audiences in more than 150 countries have witnessed some of Yorkshire’s finest scenery, with crowds at key points in the race comparable with the Tour de France.

Norton gives Tour a Yorkshire welcome

Gazette & Herald:

4:29pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

THE Tour de Yorkshire rolled into Norton and the whole town did it proud.

Tour de Yorkshire: Going to town in Pickering

Gazette & Herald:

4:20pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

“Let them know they’ve come to Pickering,” shouted Tour Maker Tony Poole as the crowds cheered in response.

Tour de Yorkshire brings in £1m to York’s economy

Gazette & Herald:

7:47am Tuesday 5th May 2015

ORGANISERS of the Tour de Yorkshire estimate the cycling event boosted York’s economy by £1 million as 450,000 watched from the roadside in the city.

Hermans wins stage three as Nordhaug lands overall victory in inaugural Tour de Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald:

6:19pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

Belgian Ben Hermans was victorious in the third stage of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire as Team Sky's Lars Petter Nordhaug clinched overall victory.

118 photos from TdY Day 2 - York, Selby & Norton

Gazette & Herald:

9:57am Sunday 3rd May 2015

See dozens of photos of Saturday's spectacular scenes in York and Selby

TdY in York: Your videos

Gazette & Herald:

12:12pm Sunday 3rd May 2015

DID you miss the Tour de Yorkshire in York? Or were you there, but want to relive it again?

Joining the Tour de Yorkshire party

Gazette & Herald:

5:33pm Saturday 2nd May 2015

As the second day of the Tour de Yorkshire headed for York, STEPHEN LEWIS joined the party in Bishopthorpe Road

Thousands line York's streets for Tour de Yorkshire Stage 2

Gazette & Herald:

12:28pm Saturday 2nd May 2015

Crowds cheer on the Tour de Yorkshire riders in York

Hofland wins Tour de Yorkshire stage two in York as Nordhaug retains overall race lead

Gazette & Herald:

5:04pm Saturday 2nd May 2015

Dutchman Moreno Hofland won stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire in York.

Crowds enjoy "important" women's race through York's streets

Gazette & Herald:

4:56pm Saturday 2nd May 2015

THE finish line in York was loud with applause an hour before Stage Two got underway in Selby, but not for the Tour de Yorkshire.

Tour de Yorkshire road closures in York

Gazette & Herald: Tour de Yorkshire - Stage 2 map

7:43am Saturday 2nd May 2015

The Tour de Yorkshire race route will be closed to traffic from 8:00am for up to 10 hours.

Shattered but buoyed by crowd after ride

Gazette & Herald:

8:06am Monday 4th May 2015

Press reporter Megi Rychlikova took part in a gruelling 55km Cycletta yesterday to help celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire. She describes her exhausting experience

Tour de Yorkshire riders receive a warm welcome in North and East Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald:

5:21pm Friday 1st May 2015

THOUSANDS lined the route for the first day of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire.

Favourites drop out on brutal opening day in inaugural Tour de Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald:

7:42pm Friday 1st May 2015

Norwegian Lars Petter Nordhaug claimed what he said felt like a “home victory” for Team Sky in front of massive crowds on day one of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire.

Tour de Yorkshire: Wiggo’s Brad to be here!

Gazette & Herald:

8:02am Friday 1st May 2015

ALL eyes will be on North Yorkshire today as the first ever Tour de Yorkshire is staged, kick-starting a weekend of cycling activities around the region.

Tour de Yorkshire: Fossgate traders take advantage of road closure

Gazette & Herald: Fossgate Picture Frank Dwyer (14882919)

8:16am Friday 1st May 2015

A POPULAR street lined with independent traders will close to traffic this weekend to celebrate its varied businesses.

Children’s bicycle bunting gives street a real lift

Gazette & Herald:

8:43am Friday 1st May 2015

YOUNGSTERS at a York primary school have designed bunting for the Tour.

Yorkshire cycling star visits York bike shop ahead of the Tour de Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald:

4:51pm Thursday 30th April 2015

YORKSHIRE cycling star Ed Clancy and his team visited a cycling shop in York today ahead of the Tour de Yorkshire.

Scarborough pledges tour will be ride of your life

Gazette & Herald:

3:20pm Thursday 30th April 2015

A DAY of festivities, including a spectacular bicycle ballet, a lifelike animatronic dinosaur and an international-class racing powerboat will mark the ending of stage one of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire in Scarborough.

Tour de Yorkshire: Plan ahead to avoid road congestion

Gazette & Herald: Tour de France goes through Bishopthorpe Road. Jo Hughes (15367809)

3:16pm Thursday 30th April 2015

PLAN ahead and have a great Tour, that is the message to people along the East Coast, as details are announced of which roads will be affected by the Tour de Yorkshire.

Rosedale dresses up to welcome cyclists

Gazette & Herald:

3:10pm Thursday 30th April 2015

ROSEDALE is “dressing up” for the Tour de Yorkshire and providing visitors and residents with a day to remember.

Moors fun for cycling enthusiasts

Gazette & Herald: Top cyclists to take part in Tour de Yorkshire

3:07pm Thursday 30th April 2015

A CYCLING-themed family fun day at The Moors Centre at Danby will mark the Tour de Yorkshire.

Pickering in the saddle with Tour de Yorkshire celebrations

Gazette & Herald:

3:01pm Thursday 30th April 2015

THE community in Pickering is pulling out all the stops to make the Tour de Yorkshire a day to remember for the town.

Norton gears up for an epic day in its history

Gazette & Herald:

2:57pm Thursday 30th April 2015

THE bunting is up and Norton is ready to welcome visitors to the town on Saturday, for a family day to celebrate the Tour de Yorkshire.

All eyes on Wiggins as he hits the Yorkshire roads

Gazette & Herald:

3:22pm Thursday 30th April 2015

ALL eyes will be on Sir Bradley Wiggins when the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire gets underway on Friday.

Selby gears up for the Tour de Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald: Selby Abbey in all its  magnificence

9:51am Thursday 30th April 2015

SELBY is buzzing as residents and businesses prepare to host the start of Stage Two of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire.

Church bells to ring out for Tour de Yorkshire

Gazette & Herald:

10:12am Thursday 30th April 2015

CHURCHES across the Diocese of York will be offering hospitality to spectators during the Tour de Yorkshire.

Scarborough donkeys join in the race fun

Gazette & Herald:

9:53am Thursday 30th April 2015

DONKEYS in Scarborough are joining in the Tour de Yorkshire celebrations.

2015 Tour de Yorkshire pictures

Gazette & Herald: Tour de Yorkshire pictures

Stage 1 pictures | Stage 2 pictures

2016 Tour de Yorkshire stage maps

Gazette & Herald:

Stage 1 | Stage 2 | Stage 3

2016 Tour de Yorkshire route

Stage One
Friday, April 29
Beverley to Settle
Total stage length: 185km

2 x sprint points (Bubwith, Giggleswick)

1 x King of the Mountain (Greenhow Hill)

Total ascent: 1,832m

Stage Two
Saturday, April 30
Otley to Doncaster
Total stage length: 135.5km

Same route for men and women

2 x sprint points (Scholes, Warmsworth)

3 x King/ Queen of the Mountain (Harewood Bank, East Rigton, Conisbrough Castle)

Total ascent: 1,110m

Stage Three
Sunday, May 1
Middlesbrough to Scarborough
Total stage length: 198km

2 x sprint points (Thirsk and Whitby Abbey)

6 x King of the Mountain (Sutton Bank, Blakey Ridge, Grosmont, Robin Hood’s Bay, Harwood Dale and Oliver’s Mount)

Total ascent: 2,593m

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