David Lascelles: Stately starting line for cycle spectacle

I KNEW very little about the Tour de France just a couple of years ago. I'm the first to admit that. Now, of course, I like to claim that I'm a world expert. I expect there are quite a few people like me in Yorkshire. The arrival of the biggest annual sporting event in the world has caught people's imagination here in a very special way.
It all began for me on a summer evening in 2012 when a helicopter carrying Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme and Welcome to Yorkshire chief executive Gary Verity landed in front of Harewood House. They had been touring Yorkshire, looking at... read more

 
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