Clay targets 'two or three' British stages in 2016 or 2017
ITV's Tour de France correspondent Ned Boulting talks to British Cycling's Jonny Clay about the possibility of the Tour de France again coming to Britain.
Clay hopes that the Tour will arrive on British shores within five years, with Scotland and Yorkshire likely destinations to host stages.
"We're definitely looking at three stages - three racing days plus team presentations.
"We're looking at 2016 or 2017. Both parties appear to be flexible - it's not too far away, but in terms of bidding and the whole process, it takes a few years to make that work."
The Tour last visited Britain since 2007 when London hosted the Prologue and Stage 1.
"It was such a success in London, obviously the appetite in our country for cycling is growing and growing and growing, and this is the biggest and best event so we'll do everything we can to bring it back," Clay added.
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