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Snow on the roads of the Tour de Yorkshire 2016

27th April 2016

Snow on Northallerton High Street

Northallerton High Street, by James West, Flickr, Licence CC BY-SA 2.0

Snow fell on the roads of the Tour de Yorkshire 2016, yesterday, Tuesday 26th April, reports Cycling Weekly.

A Veloviewer tweet shows snow falling on the road to Settle:

Meanwhile, Metro's article shows some wintry conditions on the route of Stage 3.

The BBC's forecast from Friday to Sunday is for cold temperatures. Saturday looks to be the best day, with sunshine and isolated showers, while it'll be windy with rain and hill snow on Friday and Sunday.

The conditions were much better last week, with warm sunshine as JLT Condor recce'd the Stage 3 route to Scarborough.

Lizzie Armitstead to ride Tour de Yorkshire 2016

23rd March 2016

Lizzie Armitstead

Lizzie Armitstead will ride the women's Tour de Yorkshire 2016, which is the same route as the men's stage 2. It's to be the most lucrative race on the women's cycling calendar. Read more about Armitstead to ride the Tour de Yorkshire 2016...

Thirsk Yarnbombing for the Tour de Yorkshire 2016

25th April 2016

Yarnbomb ducks

Yarn Bomb - ducks in the river, by Twilight Taggers, Flickr, Licence CC BY 2.0

Thirsk is getting ready for Stage 3 of the Tour de Yorkshire 2016 with colourful knitted and crocheted decorations, in what is called a 'yarnbombing'. 300 people were involved in creating the decorations, and fifty of them, dressed in black, but wearing pom-poms, put them up around the town so they were in place on the morning of Sunday 24th April. Read more about Thirsk yarnbombing for the Tour de Yorkshire...

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