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Tour de Yorkshire flag to fly over Ilkley

Tour de Yorkshire flag to fly over Ilkley

Published at 4:19pm 19th April 2018. (Updated at 4:51pm 19th April 2018)

The official Ilkley flag for this year’s Tour de Yorkshire has been raised at a ceremony in Ilkley today. 

Pupils from Ilkley Grammar who are all keen cyclists will be taking part in the event, as well as local people and businesses.

The flag was presented to representatives from Bradford Council by Welcome to Yorkshire to help celebrate the race coming to the district on May 4th and 6th.

 

 

Stage 2 of this year’s Tour de Yorkshire will have a summit finish at the Cow and Calf Rocks in Ilkley on Friday 4th May. The town will also see the women’s race finish in the same place on the same day.

Stage 4 will be going through Oxenhope, Haworth, Oakworth and Laycock with a ‘King of the Mountains’ section at Goose Eye on Sunday 6th May.

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