Seven things we like about the 2016 Tour de Yorkshire route

With the second Tour de Yorkshire route announced for 2016, we take a look through some of the stand out features of the course

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The route for the 2016 Tour de Yorkshire was announced on Wednesday morning. Taking place over the May Bank Holiday weekend (April 29 – May 1), the three day race will visit Beverley, Settle, Otley, Doncaster, Middlesbrough and Scarborough.

>>> Tour de Yorkshire 2016 route revealed (video)

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Richard Abraham is an award-winning writer, based in New Zealand. He has reported from major sporting events including the Tour de France and Olympic Games, and is also a part-time travel guide who has delivered luxury cycle tours and events across Europe. In 2019 he was awarded Writer of the Year at the PPA Awards.