Teams for the forthcoming 2015 “Tour de Yorkshire” cycling race have now been announced, and it is understood that Sir Bradley Wiggins will be taking part (having missed out on the Grand Depart of the Tour de France which took place the previous year. Sir Bradley’s own “Team Wiggins” will be competing against the likes of Team Sky, Team Giant Alpecin and Team One Pro Cycling (headed by the former England cricket star Matt Prior).
Stage One of the event is scheduled to take place on Friday 1st May 2015, starting out from Bridlington on a route which leads through the North York Moors and back along the Yorkshire Coast down to Scarborough.
Stage Two is scheduled to start in Selby on Saturday 2nd May 2015 with a route which takes the cyclists in to the Yorkshire Wolds and then back in to the Vale of York to finish in the City of York itself.
Stage Three is scheduled for Sunday 3rd May 2015 with most of the action taking place in the Bronte Country area of the West Yorkshire Pennines. A considerable part of the stage retraces the second day of the 2014 Grand Depart (albeit in reverse) with Huddersfield, Haworth, Keighley and Skipton being taken in on a route which starts in Wakefield and ends in Leeds (which was of course the starting point of the 2014 Grand Depart.
For more information, please visit the official Tour de Yorkshire website.
[N.B. Please mention the Eagle Intermedia Cycle Yorkshire website when making your enquiries.]