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Sneak preview of the Tour de Yorkshire's local leg

More than a millon people are expected to line the route of this year's Tour de Yorkshire between tomorrow and Sunday (April 29- May 1).

Pictures from the race in our region will be seen in 150 countries.

Stage one tomorrow makes its way into North Yorkshire, where the riders are expected in Knaresborough at around 2.20pm and the finish is in Settle at around 4.30pm.

And Stage 3 on Sunday starts in Middlesbrough at 11.30am passing through Grosmont at 2.45pm on the way to Scarborough at 4.30pm.

If you're not out on the road supporting the riders, you can see it all on ITV 4. Ned Boulting will be one of the commentators, we asked him to ride Sunday's stage for us:

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Hambleton gets in the Tour de Yorkshire spirit

Bikes at the Civic Centre Credit: Hambleton Council

Hambleton’s Civic Centre has turned yellow and blue to celebrate the visit of the Tour de Yorkshire next week.

The race - which has attracted top cyclists from across the world - goes through Great Ayton, Stokesley, Hutton Rudby, Northallerton, Thirsk and Sutton under Whitestonecliffe in the district, before heading up Sutton Bank and a finish in Scarborough.

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