The Dare 2b Yorkshire Festival of Cycling takes place on the weekend of 4-6 July 2014, coinciding with the Tour de France grand depart. The three day festival will he held at Harewood House in Yorkshire, and includes a range of bike related participation events, activities and entertainment.
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The three day festival will give cycling fans the opportunity to see the Tour de France first-hand as it passes through the grounds of Harewood House, one of the great houses of England, during Stage 1 (on Sat 5 July 2014) from Leeds to Harrogate.
In addition, the festival will offer led rides to watch the race from the best vantage points on both stages 1 and 2 in Yorkshire. Visitors can also enjoy the Tour action on big screens within the grounds.
Set in the picturesque grounds of Harewood House, the Festival of Cycling will be a celebration of all things two wheeled. The Big Sleep will offer camping and glamping so visitors can enjoy the Tour experience all weekend.
Harewood House, the venue for the Dare2B Yorkshire Festival of Cycling
Visitors will benefit from a large Expo with major and emerging cycling and outdoor brands represented, as well as on-site entertainment focusing on a central stage, an array of cycling demonstrations delivered by Cycle Tours UK and a variety of catering options. Safe bicycle storage will also be provided.
Visitors will also have the unique opportunity to follow in the tracks of the Tour riders by getting involved in the various rides, which will be available to members of the public throughout the weekend. These will include sportives for all abilities, a women-only Cycletta, kids’ events and more. These mass-participation events will be delivered by Human Race, the UK’s largest mass-participation events company.
For more details and to book tickets, visit www.festivalofcycling.org.