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    Updated on Aug 22, 2020. Posted on Jul 3, 2014

    29 Brilliantly Yorkshire Ways To Welcome The Tour De France

    The world's best cycling race is starting in the world's best county. And Yorkshire knows how to put on a show.

    1. This encouraging message scrawled on a steep hill climb.

    I love this Yorkshire welcome for the #TourDeFrance!

    Stuart Sayer@StuartSayer

    I love this Yorkshire welcome for the #TourDeFrance!

    7:26 AM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    2. This bicycle made out of sausage meat.

    Appleton’s Pork Butchers in Ripon has cooked-up an edible ‘pie-cycle’ in honour of the #letouryorkshire

    We are YorkshireFolk@DSand1947

    Appleton’s Pork Butchers in Ripon has cooked-up an edible ‘pie-cycle’ in honour of the #letouryorkshire

    3:41 PM - 02 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    3. This special bottle of Sheffield's Henderson's Relish.

    Delighted with my gift from the lovely people @hendorelish one of the first special edition bottles #yorkshire

    lynne cameron@pasnapper

    Delighted with my gift from the lovely people @hendorelish one of the first special edition bottles #yorkshire

    2:23 PM - 28 Mar 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    4. This yellow jersey on a Leeds statue.

    The Black Prince with a yellow jersey! #Leeds #TdF #tdfYorkshire #Tdf2014

    Simon Young@SimonAccountant

    The Black Prince with a yellow jersey! #Leeds #TdF #tdfYorkshire #Tdf2014

    7:07 PM - 02 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    5. This Tour de Jarvis graffiti in Sheffield.

    Jarvis Cocker Tour de France artwork/graffiti in #Sheffield by @stewysstencils on Grinders Hill off Shoreham&Brown St

    Mark Ansell@MarkAnsell

    Jarvis Cocker Tour de France artwork/graffiti in #Sheffield by @stewysstencils on Grinders Hill off Shoreham&Brown St

    6:16 PM - 26 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    6. This church that's replaced god with a yellow jersey.

    Lynne Cameron/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    7. This bloke who built a replica Eiffel Tower in his garden.

    Burley in Wharfdale's own 8.5m Eiffel Tower

    Bedale@OfficialBedale

    Burley in Wharfdale's own 8.5m Eiffel Tower

    12:06 PM - 02 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    8. This edible bicycle made out of vegetables.

    To mark @LeTourYorkshire we're unveiling our specially-made Grand Depart Edible Cycle at our Ikley Store today! #TdF

    Booths@BoothsCountry

    To mark @LeTourYorkshire we're unveiling our specially-made Grand Depart Edible Cycle at our Ikley Store today! #TdF

    10:45 AM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    9. This bicycle-shaped crop circle.

    Have you seen @RHSHarlowCarr 'crop circle' for @letouryorkshire look closely and you'll see visitors walking around

    Visit Harrogate@VisitHarrogate

    Have you seen @RHSHarlowCarr 'crop circle' for @letouryorkshire look closely and you'll see visitors walking around

    2:37 PM - 13 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    10. This special beer made by a Yorkshire brewery.

    Cheers for @btsport intw today @MarkCavendish. Will get one of these racked up @letouryorkshire @TimothyTaylors

    Gavin Emmett@gavinemmett

    Cheers for @btsport intw today @MarkCavendish. Will get one of these racked up @letouryorkshire @TimothyTaylors

    8:27 PM - 31 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    11. This dog that's dressed up in a flat cap for the occasion.

    Tilley's ready for the King of the Mountains up Holme Moss for @letouryorkshire @letour @LeTourHolmfirth !

    Katie Green@Katie_Green_

    Tilley's ready for the King of the Mountains up Holme Moss for @letouryorkshire @letour @LeTourHolmfirth !

    5:08 PM - 24 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    12. This special floral display.

    John Giles/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    13. This traditional dry stone wall in the shape of a bicycle.

    Dry stone walling exhibition @YFest2014 at Don Valley #Sheffield @letouryorkshire http://t.co/KXvxdUjxtd @BBCtdf

    Bells and Bikes@bellsandbikes

    Dry stone walling exhibition @YFest2014 at Don Valley #Sheffield @letouryorkshire http://t.co/KXvxdUjxtd @BBCtdf

    5:44 PM - 02 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    14. This person in York who dressed a toy monkey in a yellow jersey and then stuck it on a miniature bike.

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    15. This handy translation.

    Lynne Cameron/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    16. This French farm outside Huddersfield railway station.

    Lynne Cameron/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    17. And this baguette under the arm of the Harold Wilson statue.

    Like the baguette-wielding Harold Wilson. @YFest2014 #hypervelocity

    anitamorris@anitamorris

    Like the baguette-wielding Harold Wilson. @YFest2014 #hypervelocity

    11:42 AM - 02 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    18. This scarecrow providing extra support in Ilkley.

    Lynne Cameron/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    19. This flag painted on the road in the Yorkshire Dales.

    John Giles/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    20. This cricket club that wants to be King of the Mountains.

    Lynne Cameron/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    21. And this café that also wants to be King of the Mountains.

    Lynne Cameron/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    22. And this baby alpaca on a Yorkshire farm that really, really wants to be King of the Mountains.

    King of the Mountain or just TdFitis? Exclusive house still available on route of #tdf2014 3miles from #reeth

    Hazel Brow @hazelbrowfarm

    King of the Mountain or just TdFitis? Exclusive house still available on route of #tdf2014 3miles from #reeth

    6:54 PM - 22 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    23. All the yellow bicycles that have started to appear everywhere in Yorkshire.

    Love all the little yellow bikes that have been put up around Tour de France route in Yorkshire

    Sathnam Sanghera@Sathnam

    Love all the little yellow bikes that have been put up around Tour de France route in Yorkshire

    10:20 AM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    24. This bicycle that somehow got up there.

    John Giles/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    25. And this person who just took it too far.

    Getting excited for @letouryorkshire at Coldstone Cut. #Yorkshire #letour

    Hugh Collins@h_collins1

    Getting excited for @letouryorkshire at Coldstone Cut. #Yorkshire #letour

    9:48 AM - 15 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    26. This farmer has who repainted his sheep in Tour de France colours.

    John Giles/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    27. This understated sign about a forthcoming "local sporting event".

    .@waitrose - not sure I'd describe #TdF as "a local sporting event"!

    Peter Hempsall@pjh68

    .@waitrose - not sure I'd describe #TdF as "a local sporting event"!

    9:27 PM - 28 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    28. This Yorkshire Tea rebrand.

    Thanks for the free tea @YorkshireTea :D It's a good start to the day! #tea #thankyou

    Kirsty Thorpe@missthorpe

    Thanks for the free tea @YorkshireTea :D It's a good start to the day! #tea #thankyou

    8:07 AM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    29. And this typically Yorkshire warning to Tour de France riders.

    #LoveIt Silsden British Legion #tourdeyorkshire #GrandDepart

    Swallow Dental@SwallowDental

    #LoveIt Silsden British Legion #tourdeyorkshire #GrandDepart

    10:26 AM - 03 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Who needs France when you've got Yorkshire?

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