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Yorkshire Leg of Tour de France Route Revealed Today


9:15am 17th January 2013

Communities in North Yorkshire find out today if the Tour de France Grand Depart will come to their area.

Yorkshire won Le Bid to host the opening stages of the event in 2014.

The exact route's being revealed in Leeds this evening.

Chair of the York Hoteliers Association Lionel Chatard, who happens to be French, says he is expecting the city to enjoy a tourism boost.

Cyclists in York are also hopeful the tour will take in the city. Phil Bixby from the Clifton Cycling Club is expecting more members as a result of the Tour.

We'll keep you updated with the latest on the Tour here on Minster FM.

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