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Tour de Yorkshire

York Press: 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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press: 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

York Press: 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

York Press:

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

York Press: 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

York Press:

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'

York Press: 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

York Press: 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

York Press:

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

York Press: 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

York Press: 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

York Press: 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

York Press: 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

York Press: 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

York Press:

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

York Press:

6:00am Sunday 28th February 2016

A NEW bike bank has opened in the region.

Town makes bike appeal for tour

York Press: 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

York Press: 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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press:

9:57am Sunday 3rd May 2015

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

TdY in York: Your videos

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press: 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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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!

York Press:

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

York Press: 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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press: 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

York Press:

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

York Press: 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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press: 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

York Press:

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

York Press:

9:53am Thursday 30th April 2015

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

Pickering welcomes Tour de Yorkshire

York Press: PRIZE: The Tour de Yorkshire Trophy.

3:31pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

Councillor Joy Andrews, Pickering mayor, is leading the welcome to the Tour de Yorkshire on behalf of the town.

Tour de Yorkshire rolls into Ryedale

York Press:

3:09pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

RYEDALE has been transformed into a sea of blue and yellow ahead of this weekend’s Tour de Yorkshire.

Norton mayor extends the Tour invitation

York Press:

2:58pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

Ray King, mayor of Norton, has extended an invitation to everyone in Ryedale to join the fun as Yorkshire’s inaugural Tour sweeps its way through the town on Saturday.

Visit the Tour de Yorkshire hub in Malton

York Press:

2:58pm Wednesday 29th April 2015

A VISITOR hub is being set up in Malton for visitors to enjoy the Tour de Yorkshire on Saturday.

Tour de Yorkshire: 8 fun events alongside the race

York Press:

10:04am Tuesday 28th April 2015

Want to join in the fun this weekend? Here are some of the highlights...

New ales brewed for Tour de Yorkshire

York Press:

10:11am Tuesday 28th April 2015

A YORK microbrewery has produced three new ales for the Tour de Yorkshire weekend.

Smart way to find about Tour de Yorkshire routes

York Press:

10:08am Tuesday 28th April 2015

CYCLISTS from around Yorkshire can download a free smartphone app to find out more about routes around the region.

York gets blue and yellow fever before Tour de Yorkshire

York Press:

10:37am Friday 24th April 2015

DOZENS of bikes painted blue and yellow have appeared across York as the city prepares to welcome the Tour de Yorkshire.

TdY BLOG: Shaping up for Yorkshire hills

York Press:

10:33am Friday 24th April 2015

Megi Rychlikova takes to the gym as she prepares to ride the Tour de Yorkshire cycletta for women.

Tour de Yorkshire trophy comes to Ryedale

York Press:

10:59am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

THE Tour de Yorkshire trophy went on public display at venues around Ryedale for the first time last week.

Tour de Yorkshire: Music acts announced for Bishy Road street party

York Press:

10:15am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

THE line up of local acts due to play at Bishopthorpe Road's Tour de Yorkshire street party has been announced.

County councils warn of road delays ahead of Tour de Yorkshire

York Press:

10:56am Tuesday 21st April 2015

'PLAN ahead' is the message being sent out by Yorkshire councils ahead of the Tour de Yorkshire next month.

Selby cycling festival to coincide with the Tour de Yorkshire

York Press:

12:35pm Monday 20th April 2015

SELBY has announced plans to hold a cycling festival to coincide with the Tour de Yorkshire.

Big free party in York to mark start of Tour de Yorkshire

York Press:

7:59am Saturday 18th April 2015

A FREE celebration on the streets of York will kick-start the Tour de Yorkshire at the end of this month as it prepares to hit the county’s roads.

TKO Column: It’s de wrong way to end up saddle sore

York Press:

12:01pm Saturday 18th April 2015

THERE'S a blaze of yellow around York - and it's not simply the spring burst of daffodils cascading down the embankment of the city's iconic walls.

Come and view Tour de Yorkshire trophy

York Press:

11:59am Thursday 16th April 2015

THE one-of-a-kind trophy for the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire has been on display in Selby this week.

Tour de Yorkshire trophy goes on public display

York Press:

11:25am Wednesday 15th April 2015

THE Tour de Yorkshire trophy, which will be presented to the overall winner of the new race, is going to be on public display at venues around Ryedale this week.

Disabled woman to help start Tour de Yorkshire

York Press:

12:29pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

A DISABLED woman who took up cycling 12 months ago will help start the Tour de Yorkshire.

Official jersey for the Tour de Yorkshire unveiled

York Press:

7:30am Saturday 11th April 2015

THE official jersey for the Tour de Yorkshire has been unveiled for general sale by its designers.

Tour de Yorkshire set to ‘imprison’ people in their streets

York Press:

10:39am Friday 10th April 2015

A YORK resident has claimed people will be imprisoned in their streets when the Tour de Yorkshire comes through the city next month.

TdY BLOG: Heading for the hills

York Press:

10:53am Friday 10th April 2015

Megi Rychlikova finds problems and pleasure in her training for the Tour de Yorkshire cycletta for women.

30+ road closures announced in York for Tour de Yorkshire

York Press:

8:08am Monday 6th April 2015

See the traffic advice and list of road closures for the Tour de Yorkshire in York.

Tour de Yorkshire trophy is unveiled

York Press:

8:12am Monday 6th April 2015

THE trophy which will be presented to the winner of the new Tour de Yorkshire international cycle race has been unveiled.

Tour de Yorkshire countdown begins with festival launch

York Press:

9:38am Wednesday 1st April 2015

AHEAD of the peloton and the cycling fans, a two month long arts festival to mark the county's new international race launched in Yorkshire today.

Tour de Yorkshire: Bishopthorpe Road traders aiming to recreate Grand Depart scenes with 'E by Eck' party

York Press: The Tour de France passing down through Bishopthorpe Road. Pic by Jo Hughes (8114949)

11:26am Wednesday 25th March 2015

TRADERS will aim to replicate impressive scenes from the Grand Depart when a second bike race rolls up outside their businesses.

2015 Tour de Yorkshire pictures

York Press: Tour de Yorkshire pictures

Stage 1 pictures | Stage 2 pictures

2016 Tour de Yorkshire stage maps

York Press:

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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