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    Posted on Jul 8, 2014

    How London Welcomed The Tour De France Vs. How Yorkshire Welcomed The Tour De France

    Stage three of the Tour de France came to the England's capital on Monday. But how did it fare against the might of Yorkshire's Grande Depart? And did it at least do better than Cambridge?!

    The weather in Yorkshire.

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    The weather in London.

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    The weather in Yorkshire.

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    The weather in London.

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    Cycling fans in Yorkshire.

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    Cycling fans in London.

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    People being annoying with technology in Yorkshire.

    People being annoying with technology in London.

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    Spectator fashion in Yorkshire.

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    Spectator fashion in London.

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    How fans got a better view in Yorkshire.

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    How fans got a better view in London.

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    Keepin' it classy in Yorkshire.

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    Keepin' it classy in London.

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    The crowds in Yorkshire.

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    The crowds in London.

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    The crowds in Yorkshire.

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    The crowds in London.

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    Fans going nuts in Yorkshire.

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    Fans going nuts in London.

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    So, despite London being the capital...

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    And lots (and lots) of people turning up...

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    It would appear that you just can't beat the spirit...

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    Or the pride...

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    Of the people of Yorkshire.

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