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The Men’s Tour de Yorkshire takes in all four corners of the county, over 617.5km The Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race covers 264km and shares two stages with the men’s race Stage 1 is a 178.5km race from Doncaster to Selby The men’s Stage 2 doubles up as the Women’s Stage 1, from Barnsley to Bedale The 132km route from Bridlington to Scarborough serves as both the men’s Stage 3 and the women’s Stage 2 The men’s race concludes with a 175km race from Halifax to Leeds Stage 1 departs the historical market town of Doncaster and heads for the Selby district at the heart of Yorkshire Stage 2 begins in Barnsley, originally mentioned in the Domesday Book, and ends in the Georgian market town of Bedale Stage 3 starts in the historic coastal town of Bridlington, finishing in Scarborough for the fifth year running Stage 4 leave the impressive Piece Hall in Halifax and finishes in Leeds, the historic heart of Yorkshire The 2019 Tour de Yorkshire kicks off on Thursday 2 May in Doncaster, with a two-stage women’s race and a four-stage men’s race, culminating on Sunday 5 May in Leeds. Here’s everything we know about how you can follow it as it unfolds. How to watch the Critérium du Dauphiné 2019 How to watch the 2019 Spring Classics Tour de Yorkshire 2019 The fifth edition of the Tour de Yorkshire starts in Doncaster and takes place over four stages to finish in Leeds. It takes in all four corners of the county, including 150 villages, towns and cities along the way. The Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race is a two-stage event that will take place over Friday 3 and Saturday 4 May. Tour de Yorkshire 2019 route The Men’s Tour de Yorkshire takes in all four corners of the county, over 617.5km https://letour.yorkshire.com The men’s race covers a total of 617.5km over four days, taking the peloton from Doncaster to Selby, through Barnsley, Bedale, Bridlington, Scarborough and Halifax, and then finishing up in Leeds. The Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race covers 264km and shares two stages with the men’s race https://letour.yorkshire.com The Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race covers 264km over two days, beginning in Barnsley and following the same route as the men’s race through Bedale and Bridlington, and culminating in Scarborough. How can I watch the Tour de Yorkshire 2019 live on TV? As with last year, ITV4 will be showing live coverage of both the men’s and women’s races. Here’s the full schedule of live coverage. ITV4 broadcast schedule: Men’s Tour de Yorkshire Stage one 2 May 1–6pm Stage two 3 May 2:30–6:15pm Stage three 4 May 2:15–6pm Stage four 5 May 12:30–5:30pm ITV4 broadcast schedule: ASDA Women’s Tour de Yorkshire Stage one 3 May 9am–1pm Stage two 4 May 9am–1:15pm You can also catch the race being live-streamed on the Le Tour Yorkshire Facebook page. How can I follow the Tour de Yorkshire 2019 if I can’t watch it live? ITV4 will also be showing highlights, though the times of these haven’t yet been confirmed. We’ll update this section once we know more. We expect the Le Tour Yorkshire Facebook page will also be providing updates and highlights between races. Tour de Yorkshire 2019 schedule Men’s race stages Stage 1: Doncaster–Selby, Thursday 2 May Stage 1 departs the historical market town of Doncaster and heads for the Selby district at the heart of Yorkshire https://letour.yorkshire.com Stage 2: Barnsley–Bedale, Friday 3 May Stage 2 begins in Barnsley, originally mentioned in the Domesday Book, and ends in the Georgian market town of Bedale https://letour.yorkshire.com Stage 3: Bridlington–Scarborough, Saturday 4 May Stage 3 starts in the historic coastal town of Bridlington, finishing in Scarborough for the fifth year running https://letour.yorkshire.com Stage 4: Halifax–Leeds, Sunday 5 May Stage 4 leaves the impressive Piece Hall in Halifax and finishes in Leeds, the historic heart of Yorkshire https://letour.yorkshire.com Asda Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race stages Stage 1: Barnsley–Bedale, Friday 3 May The women’s Stage 1 is the same as the men’s Stage 2 https://letour.yorkshire.com Stage 2: Bridlington–Scarborough, Saturday 4 May The second and final women’s stage shares the same route as Stage 3 in the men’s race https://letour.yorkshire.com
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Our good friends at Woom Bikes and Buddy Pegs Media and spearheading an awesome weekend in Austin Texas. If you are anywhere close, you should definitely go. There is also a sweet contest. read below to find out the finer details. The Raise Riders Family Bicycle Weekend is a multi-day celebration of family bike riding that coincides with the legendary Austin Marathon. Bring your kiddos to enjoy family friendly group rides, woom bike demos, Buddy Pegs Bicycle Playdates (for children 6 and under), author readings, raffles, bicycle scavenger hunts, and more! Whether you are coming in for the Marathon and wanting to entertain your children while your loved one prepares for their run, or just looking for a fun way to connect as a family on bikes, our festival is for YOU! RESERVE YOUR SPOT FRIDAY 2/5/19 At The Palmer Events Center 10:30am – 12:30pm: Age specific family group rides along the Ann and Roy Butler Trail (exact times and routes TBD) Bike Scavenger Hunt 1-4pm: woom bike demos for children 2 – 10 years old Buddy Pegs Media fun and games, Bicycle Playdates and Bicycle Playground (kids 2-6 years old) Author readings and book signings Bike-centric arts and crafts SATURDAY 2/16/19 At The Palmer Events Center 10am – 5pm: woom bike demos (kids 2 – 10 years old) Buddy Pegs Media fun and games Bicycle Playdates and Bicycle Playground (kids 2-6 years old) Author readings and book signings Bicycle Scavenger Hunt Arts and crafts table 11:45am: 1st Annual Youth bicycle category in the Manzano Mile event 1 mile out and back ride from Riverside Drive Start/Finish Balance bike and pedal bike divisions SUNDAY FEBRUARY 17TH At The Austin Marathon Finish Line Festival (7th & Congress) Buddy Pegs Media Bicycle Playground (kids 2-6 years old) woom bike demos Bicycle games and prizes Christian Bezdeka and Marcus Ihlenfeld developed woom in Europe before Mathias Ihlenfeld (Marcus’ brother) launched the USA branch in Austin, TX. woom is a family business born from a love of bicycles and a desire to make children happy. What started as a search to create the perfect children’s bike developed into a goal: build bikes that inspire children and their parents. The Buddy Pegs Bicycle Playground was developed to give children 2-6 years old a safe place to develop skills, confidence, and a love of riding through life on two wheels. Experienced Buddy Pegs ride leaders will be on hand to guide paretns and children throughout the weekend. CRANK OUT THE MANZANO MILE Two Bicycle Divisions for kids! Saturday February 16th 11:45 Children on Pedal bikes (full mile) 11:55 Children on Balance Bikes (1/2 mile) The Manzano Mile is named for 2019 Austin Marathon Official Race Ambassador and 2012 Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano. Leo is a highly decorated track star, four-time USATF National Champion, seven-time Team USA member, two-time Olympian, and the first Olympic medalist for the USA in the 1500m since 1968. The Manzano Mile embodies Leo ’s passion for reaching out to the community, specifically to local youth, through health and fitness programs. REGISTER HERE FUEL UP AT THE KODIAK CAKES PANCAKE FEED! Saturday 10am – 12pm At the Manzano Mile Start/Finish Area Our friends at Kodiak Cakes will be on hand to make sure you and your little one are fueled up for the Manzano Mile and a day of adventure together on two wheels! These are the best, most protein pancakes you’ll ever smother in maple syrup! SHARE YOUR LOVE OF BIKING & VISIT AUSTIN The best way to explore downtown Austin with your family is from the seat of a bike! The Raise Riders Family Bicycle Weekend is an amazing opportunity to meet other like-minded parents and watch your little ones develop the riding skills, self-confidence, and resilience they’ll carry with them for life. Click to Register CLICK TO REGISTER UPGRADE YOUR CHILD TO A VERY IMPORTANT PEDALER Each VIP package includes: Event T-shirt from Recover Brands (100% recycled) Special gifts from woom and Buddy Pegs Media Amazing coupons and promotional deals from our partners Priority admission to the Buddy Pegs Bicycle Playdates (optional) Priority start line “call-up” at the Manzano Mile Priority woom demo bikes Commemorative event poster $25/child GRAB YOUR VIP SPOT JOIN THE RIDE We would love to have your family join us at the 1st Annual Raise Riders Family Bicycle Weekend! Register for FREE or grab one of our limited VIP (very important pedalers) spots for that includes a limited edition event t-shirt, gifts from our supporting partners, priority spots in our Bicycle Playdates, and more! CLICK TO REGISTER GETTING THERE The Raise Riders Family Bicycle Weekend is a perfect way to explore downtown Austin, TX as a family. All events are conveniently located located next to the Austin Marathon Health & Wellness Expo Friday and Saturday, and Sunday’s Finish Line Festival. THE PALMER EVENT CENTER If you are going to drive, we strongly encourage carpooling as traffic gets quite busy all around downtown race weekend. To book convenient and affordable parking, we recommend using SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app. To reserve your parking spot today, visit the Austin Marathon Expo SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up. New to SpotHero? Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app There are lots of bicycle racks on site so avoid the parking fees and ride your bike! There are also two Austin B-Cycle stations around the Palmer Events Center available. Visit CapMetro.org for information and schedules on Metro Bus and Metro Rail. THE FINISH LINE FESTIVAL Look for the woom and Buddy Pegs Media tents at 7th St & Congress Ave where we’ll have a Bicycle Playground and demo bikes for children 2-6 years old. Parking in the downtown area within walking distance of the start and finish lines is plentiful. There are numerous free and paid parking garages and surface lots as well as free on-street parking downtown. On-street metered spots are free of charge on Sundays. To book convenient, affordable, and stress-free parking in advance, use SpotHero to reserve your parking spot today. Visit the Austin Marathon SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up. The post The Raise Riders Family Bicycle Weekend appeared first on The Bike Dads.