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    31 Beautiful Images Of The Tour De France In Yorkshire

    Well done, Yorkshire. Take next week off.

    1. This was the Grand Depart in Leeds.

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    2. And from there it was into the countryside.

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    3. This was the scene in Ilkley, 17 kilometres into the race.

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    4. In Skipton even the town church got into the act.

    5. The race then thundered through the Yorkshire Dales.

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    8. Crowds throughout the course came out in force.

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    9. This was the scene at Buttertubs Pass.

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    10. This intense crowd shot of Buttertubs Pass went viral.

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    12. Some people got really, really excited.

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    13. The markings on the road left some food for thought.

    14. And the views at Buttertubs? Magnificent.

    15. These llamas were spotted near Reeth, Yorkshire.

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    16. Along with this graffitied sign in Leyburn.

    17. This was the scene at Grinston Moor.

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    18. This part of the race was a pretty spectacular sight.

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    19. It even made the front page of the Yorkshire Post.

    20. This was the scene in West Tanfield.

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    21. With this located just around the corner.

    22. The first stage concluded in Harrogate.

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    23. The town was "a bit" busy.

    24. Stage two departed from York. Here the peloton passes Bettys.

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    25. And Clifford's Tower.

    26. Knaresborough also wore a polka-dot jersey.

    27. This climb in Haworth? Marvellous.

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    28. And the crowds on the second day? Just as huge.

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    29. This was the scene at Bradfield Pass.

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    30. Seeing the route from above is quite a sight to behold.

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    31. And this horse? Well... It's supporting Team Sky.

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