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PTP 2018 - Tour de Yorkshire - Thurs 3rd May to Sun 6th May

gregster04gregster04 Posts: 1,189
edited May 2018 in Pro race
The Giro might well be due to begin but why focus on the controversies of the Israeli start, Lance's little visit and Froome's participation when the newly-extended tour of God's own country begins on Thursday.

Here is the latest start-list : https://www.procyclingstats.com/race/to ... /startlist

Starting off in Beverley in the East Riding the riders will clock up a total of 711KM and around 7800M of climbing before they hit Leeds on Sunday afternoon.

Stage Previews can be found here: https://www.procyclingstats.com/race/to ... e-profiles

Stage 1 is expected to end in a bunch sprint in Doncaster. Stage 2 has the first summit finish in the Tour de Yorkshire's (limited) history on the Cow & Calf, hallowed ground for us Yorkies. The third stage has the now traditional Scarborough finish whilst the final day looks like a really tough run from Halifax to Leeds including 6 classified climbs.

I will be heading to watch at least one stage so will try and update the scores as often as I can. The peloton is due to leave Beverley at 13.50 so get your GC and Stage 1 picks in before then please.
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