What's On | Yorkshire Grand Depart - Journal

What’s On | Yorkshire Grand Depart

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This Saturday marks the start of the world’s biggest bike race, Le Tour De France. The race is made up of 20 teams consisting of 180 riders from across the globe.

Ilkley Moors
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The Grand Depart 2014 has three stages and will begin in Yorkshire with a 190km race starting from Leeds and finishing in Harrogate. Stage One will pass a variety of picturesque Yorkshire locations including Harewood House and the spa town of Ilkley.

The second stage takes place on Sunday beginning in York and ending in Sheffield. The final stage is on Monday with a 155km sprint from Cambridge to London.

British cyclist Chris Froome
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Unfortunately Olympic gold medalist Sir Bradley Wiggins will not be racing as part of Team Sky, however defending British champion Chris Froome will be leading the team and is tipped by Wiggins to be the rider to beat.

Cyclists passing through Harrogate
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Stage One ends in Harrogate and will directly pass the Indigo Showroom. Before taking up your viewing position, why not visit the showroom and take advantage of the Eight Weeks of Summer Promotion? Every two weeks there will be a 10% discount off a range of Indigo products with all orders from the promotion including free delivery and installation*.
Weeks One to Two – 27th June 2014 to 15th July 2014 – Beds and Mattresses
Weeks Three to Four – 16th July to 30th July 2014 – Storage
Weeks Five to Six – 31st July to 14th August – Sofas and Armchairs
Weeks Seven to Eight – 15th August to 31st August – Dining Tables and Seats

You can find our Indigo Showroom in Harrogate at 10-12 Albert Street, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1JG.

Opening Times:
Monday: 09.00 – 17.30

Tuesday: 09.00 – 17.30

Wednesday: 09.00 – 17.30

Thursday: 09.00 – 17.30

Friday: 09.00 – 17.30

Saturday: 09.00 – 17.30



Sunday: 11.00 – 17.00


Telephone: 01423 229 000

You can find out more information about the Grand Depart 2014 by visiting their website.

*Terms and conditions apply.