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2014 Tour de France

Race starts in Yorkshire

5 Jul, 2014

Thousands of spectators line the streets  in Yorkshire, England to watch the start of the race. 198 riders will participate in this year’s race.  The Duke and Dutchess of Cambridge, along with Prince Harry, attend. Kate and some of the lead riders cut the ribbon, signifying the start of the race.  Yorkshire is hosting the first stage of the 101st Tour de France, and the cyclists will wind through many towns and villages along the 190km route.  The race will go through the Yorkshire Dales to Harrogate on July 5, 2014, and then from York to Sheffield, through the Peak District, on July 6, 2014.