Le Tour de Yorkshire

The success of the visit of the Tour de France to Yorkshire in 2014 took everyone by surprise. The course was challenging, the people came out in droves, villages, towns, even the sheep turned yellow and the wider TV audience saw how stunningly beautiful Yorkshire is. It was no surprise that the Tour de France organisers wished to repeat the experience, so in May, the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire took place. The weather was a little cooler but the yellow was abundant in the fields and the spring skies just added to the drama. It was a fantastic weekend of cycling, the first Tour de Yorkshire and the first of many I hope. Here are my drawings:

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10 Comments

  1. Wonderful drawings! You’ve captured the action perfectly. 🙂

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    1. Thank you so much Jackie! Great to hear from you 😃

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  2. Gorgeous as ever, a pure delight!

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    1. You are so kind! Thank you for wonderful comment! 😀

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  3. Sheree

    Your pictures really captured the wonderful event that was the Tour of Yorkshire

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    1. Thanks very much Sheree, it was a great idea to go back to Yorkshire; I hope it becomes a feature of the spring races in years to come 😃

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  4. Wonderful energy!

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    1. Thank you! 😀

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  5. Patrick Gariup

    They say an image is a1000 words , well , here are a few thousand of them that are not enough to describe the talent ..

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    1. Patrick, that is a wonderful compliment, I can’t thank you enough, you’ve made my day! Thank you! 😊

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