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After weeks of waiting, the route for the Yorkshire leg of the 2014 Tour de France has been announced this morning.
Bob Belton runs a B&B in Hawes, North Yorkshire. He says it isn't any quieter even though the cyclists have gone:
Karen Halliwell-Smart, who owns a gift shop in Hawes, North Yorkshire, says the town is still full of visitors:
Karen Halliwell-Smart, who owns a gift shop in the town of Hawes, in North Yorkshire, says plenty of people will come back to the county.
Mark Cavendish has been on Twitter today for an impromptu Q&A session. He has been asked about his diet, racing rituals and techniques as well as his hobbies and interests.
As expected though, many fans have been asking about the shoulder injury he suffered on Stage One of the Tour de France:
.@mjmjcj it's on the mend thank you. I have some great people helping me out.
Asked whether he thought Team Sky would regret not putting Bradley Wiggans and Chris Froome in their line up, especially following Froome's injury and withdrawal, Cavendish was carefully diplomatic in his response:
.@andybigfella I'd have loved to see Brad at the Tour.
But he is determined to be back up and running in good time to compete for next year's Tour.
.@mtbrider3886 next year!!!!!
I'll tell you what, I'll answer questions for the next 20 minutes. Use #AskCav in your tweets... Readyyyyyyyy GO!
The success of the Tour de France in Yorkshire is expected to create a tourism boom in the region.
A survey has shown a quarter of the country now want to visit Yorkshire. One third of people changed their opinion of the county after watching the biggest Grand Départ in history.
Flora Marriott from Hornsea will be one of the Tour Makers welcoming spectators from all over the world to Yorkshire for the Grand Depart. She was among five thousand volunteers at the Leeds Arena this weekend for their first day of training.
Chris Clyburn from Leeds is among the five thousand Tour Makers who have been in training at the Leeds Arena this weekend. He says it promises to be the best ever start to the Tour de France.
Leeds' Olympic Champion boxer Nicola Adams was on hand this weekend to fire-up our region's Tour Makers. Five thousand of them have been at the Leeds Arena on their first day of training ahead of the Grand Depart in 40 days.
Nicola told Calendar that if the Tour Makers are anything like the volunteers at London 2012, the Tour de France is bound to be a great success.
One of the teams preparing for this year's Tour de France say the narrow roads and high walls in the Yorkshire section of the race makes it challenging.
Team Shimano are the first team to try out the route ahead of Le Grand Depart in July.
Marcel Kittel spoke to ITV news after a training run.