Le Tour de France arrives in Yorkshire!

Le Tour de France arrives in Yorkshire!

At Northern Energy Supplies, we’re all delighted that the world's greatest cycle race - The Tour de France - will start in the world's greatest county, Yorkshire, on 5th & 6th July 2014, bringing millions of fans to this beauty spot.Yorkshire Cycle RaceStage One of the Tour de France, on Saturday 5 July, will pass through Masham, Ripon and Ripley before crossing the finish line in Harrogate, home to our Head Office.Stage Two, Sunday 6th July will pass through Knaresborough and Harrogate again, en route from York to Sheffield.Every town and village in the area has made a tremendous effort to decorate their streets, doors and buildings with jersey bunting in the Tour de France colours, and hundreds of yellow-painted bicycles have been chained to lampposts, hung from trees, shops, or houses in a two-wheeled sign of welcome, all to celebrate the 101st Tour de France.The atmosphere will be alive with street parties, festivals, music, dancing and of course the Fan Park situated next to the finish line in the beautiful spa town of Harrogate. Yorkshire will bring the biggest celebration of cycling the region has ever seen. It is an idyllic setting and perfect spot to watch the coverage of the grand depart right from the moment the riders are announced on the July 3rd.