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Tour de Yorkshire pioneering the world cycling scene as women’s race to be fully televised

Gary Verity at the route launch of the Tour De Yorkshire 2019.

By Tom Clayton The 2019 Tour de Yorkshire will be among the first cycling events in the world to have equal length stages for male and female riders, it was announced today. The event from Thursday May 2 to Sunday May 5 2019 will also see the women’s race televised alongside the men’s as they compete on the Friday and […]

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West Yorkshire Police step up cycling safety with Operation Safe Pass in Leeds

West Yorkshire Police step up cycling safety with Operation Safe Pass in Leeds

By Jack Goodman A NEW scheme has been unveiled in West Yorkshire today to protect cyclists. Operation Safe Pass involves plain clothed police officers on bicycles fitted with video cameras to identify motorists who fail to provide sufficient space when overtaking – and offer on the spot information to culprits. Gary Roper, Sergeant of the West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing […]

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Bridge

Bridge

A new pedestrian and cycle bridge linking the Trans Pennine Trail with Leeds city centre has already been a major hit with the locals following its official opening on Friday. Tamara Schofield reports…

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Tour de Yorkshire

Tour de Yorkshire

The people of Bridlington came out in force on Friday to cheer on the cyclists as they set off on the Tour de Yorkshire. It was the first day of the race and the cyclists had a gruelling one hundred and seventy three kilometre route which ended in Scarborough in the afternoon. We sent reporter Hannah McDonagh to the seaside […]

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Leeds’ love of cycling continues with exhibition

Leeds’ love of cycling continues with exhibition

By David Mackie A YEAR to the day since the Grand Départ swept through the city, the story of cycling in Leeds will be explored as part of a new online exhibition run by Leeds Museums and Galleries. In particular, the history of the legendary Leeds Kirkgate Cycling Club will be presented through a series of digital stories.

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Fundraising bike ride in aid of injured safety campaigner

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Yorkshire tailor designs the UK’s first cycling business suit

Owen Scott's new business-style cycling suit.

By Joseph Keith A Yorkshire tailor has unveiled a new Tour de France inspired cycling business suit which is the first of its kind in the UK. Owen Scott Bespoke Tailors, based in Huddersfield and Leeds, said the new cycling clothing is “the ultimate in cycling wear for businessmen” after the designer ditched lycra shorts and tight t-shirts for a […]

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