The detailed route of next year's Tour De France Grand Depart will be revealed later this morning.
The world's greatest cycle race will start in Yorkshire next July bringing millions of fans to the region. The route will take the cyclists through some of our great and historic cities, including York, Leeds, Harrogate and Sheffield,
The Grand Depart of the Tour de France got underway today - and all were eyes were on a small town in Corsica.
This year will be the first time that the French island has ever welcomed the famous race - But this time next year it will be Yorkshire at the centre of attention. The first stage next year will depart from Leeds, with the second stage beginning in York and ending in Sheffield.
York Mp Julian Sturdy has today called for UK Sport to support Yorkshire in hosting Le Grand Départ in 2014. Sports Minister Hugh Robertson MP replied saying talks are being held, but it is not for Government to intervene.