29 Brilliantly Yorkshire Ways To Welcome The Tour De France


The world’s best cycling race is starting in the world’s best county. And Yorkshire knows how to put on a show.

1. This encouraging message scrawled on a steep hill climb.

We are YorkshireFolk @DSand1947

Appleton’s Pork Butchers in Ripon has cooked-up an edible ‘pie-cycle’ in honour of the #letouryorkshire

3. This special bottle of Sheffield’s Henderson’s Relish.

Simon Young @SimonAccountant

The Black Prince with a yellow jersey! #Leeds #TdF #tdfYorkshire #Tdf2014

5. This Tour de Jarvis graffiti in Sheffield.

Bedale @OfficialBedale

Burley in Wharfdale's own 8.5m Eiffel Tower

8. This edible bicycle made out of vegetables.

Visit Harrogate @VisitHarrogate

Have you seen @RHSHarlowCarr 'crop circle' for @letouryorkshire look closely and you'll see visitors walking around

10. This special beer made by a Yorkshire brewery.

Katie Green @Katie_Green_

Tilley's ready for the King of the Mountains up Holme Moss for @letouryorkshire @letour @LeTourHolmfirth !

12. This special floral display.

This special floral display.

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13. This traditional dry stone wall in the shape of a bicycle.

anitamorris @anitamorris

Like the baguette-wielding Harold Wilson. @YFest2014 #hypervelocity

18. This scarecrow providing extra support in Ilkley.

This scarecrow providing extra support in Ilkley.

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19. This flag painted on the road in the Yorkshire Dales.

This flag painted on the road in the Yorkshire Dales.

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20. This cricket club that wants to be King of the Mountains.

This cricket club that wants to be King of the Mountains.

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21. And this café that also wants to be King of the Mountains.

And this café that also wants to be King of the Mountains.

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22. And this baby alpaca on a Yorkshire farm that really, really wants to be King of the Mountains.

Sathnam Sanghera @Sathnam

Love all the little yellow bikes that have been put up around Tour de France route in Yorkshire

24. This bicycle that somehow got up there.

This bicycle that somehow got up there.

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25. And this person who just took it too far.

Peter Hempsall @pjh68

.@waitrose – not sure I'd describe #TdF as “a local sporting event”!

28. This Yorkshire Tea rebrand.

Swallow Dental @SwallowDental

#LoveIt Silsden British Legion #tourdeyorkshire #GrandDepart

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