50 days until Tour de France comes to Yorkshire

It is 50 days until the world's largest annual sporting event arrives in the region.

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50 days until Tour de France comes to Yorkshire

Yellow bikes have been appearing in various locations ahead of the Tour de France coming to Yorkshire. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
Martin Crowson, who runs Leyburn Tourist Information Centre, said they are expecting the best summer season ever. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
In Middleham, a team of volunteers have been knitting yellow jersey bunting. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

It is 50 days until the world's largest annual sporting event arrives in the region.

Two stages of the Tour de France will pass through North Yorkshire on the 5th and 6th of July.

Communities along the route are gearing up to welcome the teams and thousands of visitors are expected to follow the race.

Yellow bikes have already appeared in several locations. The stages will take in the Yorkshire Dales, Harrogate and York.

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