Jump to content


Rugby League World - Grand Finals Issue

RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD - THE GRAND FINALS ISSUE - OUT 17 OCT OR DOWNLOAD IT NOW!
Try our Fantastic 4-Issue Bundle Offer:
For just £14, a saving of 10% on the regular cover price, you’ll get:

The Grand Finals Issue (out 17 Oct) – Grand Final drama from both hemispheres plus Four Nations preview
The Four Nations Issue (out 21 Nov) – Fantastic coverage of the Four Nations tournament down under
The Golden Boot Issue (out 19 Dec) – A look back at the 2014 season plus the big reveal of the winner of the Golden Boot
The 2015 Season Preview Issue (out 23 Jan) – How will your team perform in 2015? We preview every club.


League Express

Podcast

Photo
- - - - -

Tour de France 2014 via Yorkshire


  • Please log in to reply
46 replies to this topic

#1 longboard

longboard
  • Coach
  • 2,432 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:36 AM

Basic details of the routes for the stages of the Tour de France in 2014 have been announced. There are two stages in Yorkshire and one in the south.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...ycling/21056721

Two stages conveniently close to home for some of us. :)

Edited by longboard, 17 January 2013 - 10:37 AM.


#2 terrywebbisgod

terrywebbisgod
  • Coach
  • 8,411 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:38 AM

Basic details of the routes for the stages of the Tour de France in 2014 have been announced. There are two stages in Yorkshire and one in the south.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...ycling/21056721

Two stages conveniently close to home for some of us. :)

Me too,looking forward to it.
Cannibal chiefs chew Camembert cheese,cos chewing keeps them cheeky.

#3 gingerjon

gingerjon
  • Coach
  • 29,241 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:41 AM

Lance Armstrong's comeback year.

Oprah said so.
Cheer up, RL is actually rather good
- Severus, July 2012

#4 Wolford6

Wolford6
  • Coach
  • 10,402 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:51 AM

Great to see them go up the cobbled street in Haworth. Unfortunately one of the carparks (still?) belongs to one of Britain's keenest clampers.


http://www.tripadvis...re_England.html

Park in Keighley and take the train.

Under Scrutiny by the Right-On Thought Police


#5 longboard

longboard
  • Coach
  • 2,432 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:53 AM

Lance Armstrong's comeback year.

Oprah said so.


On Strictly Come Dancing, or I'm a Celeb................?

#6 longboard

longboard
  • Coach
  • 2,432 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:56 AM

It would be good if the route went in front of The George Hotel. If it's reopened that is............

#7 Severus

Severus
  • Coach
  • 13,028 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:09 AM

Basic details of the routes for the stages of the Tour de France in 2014 have been announced. There are two stages in Yorkshire and one in the south.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...ycling/21056721

Two stages conveniently close to home for some of us. :)

Excellent. We have a friend in Harrogate and Huddersfield is close enough to ride from home. Really looking forward to it.
Fides invicta triumphat

#8 gingerjon

gingerjon
  • Coach
  • 29,241 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:27 AM

On Strictly Come Dancing, or I'm a Celeb................?


Both.

He has the stamina.

And a big fridge.
Cheer up, RL is actually rather good
- Severus, July 2012

#9 WearyRhino

WearyRhino
  • Coach
  • 3,277 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:28 AM

A story that should be announcing the route for the The Grand Depart in Yorkshire somehow now becomes Tour to visit London Olympic Park and The Mall.

LUNEW.jpg


#10 Severus

Severus
  • Coach
  • 13,028 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:29 AM

It would be good if the route went in front of The George Hotel. If it's reopened that is............

How would that work? Last time I went to Huddersfield the area in front of the George is hardly suitable for a bike race.
Fides invicta triumphat

#11 WearyRhino

WearyRhino
  • Coach
  • 3,277 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:32 AM

On Strictly Come Dancing, or I'm a Celeb................?


Presenting US version of Would I Lie to You.

LUNEW.jpg


#12 gingerjon

gingerjon
  • Coach
  • 29,241 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:34 AM

A story that should be announcing the route for the The Grand Depart in Yorkshire somehow now becomes Tour to visit London Olympic Park and The Mall.


They've already covered that Yorkshire will host the kick off. That a route will go through bits of London is, I think, new news.
Cheer up, RL is actually rather good
- Severus, July 2012

#13 gazza77

gazza77
  • Coach
  • 2,217 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:40 AM

Excellent. Will pass about a mile from my house, as it will be covering a fair part of my daily commute. :)

"Featherstone outside the Super League is like Rooney, Ronaldo, Villa out of Euro 2012."

Please view my photos.

 

http://www.hughesphoto.co.uk/


Little Nook Farm - Caravan Club Certificated Location in the heart of the Pennines overlooking Hebden Bridge and the Calder Valley.

http://www.facebook.com/LittleNookFarm


#14 JohnM

JohnM
  • Coach
  • 20,287 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:49 AM

Great news..It will show the world what'll happen to them if they don't behave!!


Seriously, Holme Moss might be a tad crowded that day!

#15 Bleep1673

Bleep1673
  • Coach
  • 3,430 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:50 AM

Which means all the roads will be closed by the French Police
Swinton RLFC est 1866 - Supplying England with players when most of your clubs were in nappies

#16 Futtocks

Futtocks
  • Coach
  • 20,761 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 11:53 AM

And a big fridge.


Celebrity Masterchef it is, then.

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open. Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993)


#17 WearyRhino

WearyRhino
  • Coach
  • 3,277 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:27 PM

Celebrity Masterchef it is, then.


Dancing on 'Ice' - as that's the one drug he's not tried yet.

LUNEW.jpg


#18 Severus

Severus
  • Coach
  • 13,028 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:27 PM

Someone has googlemapped potential routes for these stages.

Day 1: https://maps.google....=m&z=9&lci=bike

Day 2: https://maps.google....m&z=10&lci=bike
Fides invicta triumphat

#19 gazza77

gazza77
  • Coach
  • 2,217 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:34 PM

Someone has googlemapped potential routes for these stages.

Day 1: https://maps.google....=m&z=9&lci=bike

Day 2: https://maps.google....m&z=10&lci=bike


Not sure how accurate that is, at least for day 2, as it's supposed to be heading up Cragg Vale (the longest continous ascent in England) which is missed completely on that map.

"Featherstone outside the Super League is like Rooney, Ronaldo, Villa out of Euro 2012."

Please view my photos.

 

http://www.hughesphoto.co.uk/


Little Nook Farm - Caravan Club Certificated Location in the heart of the Pennines overlooking Hebden Bridge and the Calder Valley.

http://www.facebook.com/LittleNookFarm


#20 Wolford6

Wolford6
  • Coach
  • 10,402 posts

Posted 17 January 2013 - 12:44 PM

Not sure how accurate that is, at least for day 2, as it's supposed to be heading up Cragg Vale (the longest continous ascent in England) which is missed completely on that map.


Probably go down Peckett Well into Hebden Bridge, up Cragg Vale to the Blackstone Edge reservoir, then turn left through Ripponden and Greetland to Elland.

Hope it's a nice day otherwise the peleton could be blown to pieces ... wind / steep slippery roads / stone walls.

Under Scrutiny by the Right-On Thought Police





0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users