With just hours to go before the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire burst on to the roads of the county Anthony McCrossan introduces some of the riders for this years race and Sir Gary Verity breaks down the 3 stages for the assembled press.

Anthony asks each of the riders their views and ambitions for the race. Last years winner Thomas Voeckler adds his view and talks about the run up to his retirement on the Champs-Élysées. Lucy Garner & Giorgia Bronzini talk about the Asda Women’s TdY and whether it will be a bunch sprint as described for the Men’s race!

Listen to the full audio below.

TdY 2017 Press Conference Pre Race by Cycling Shorts

Anthony McCrossan introduces some of the riders for this years Tour de Yorkshire and Sir Gary Verity describes the 3 stages. Anthony asks each of the riders their views and ambitions for the race. Last years winner Thomas Voeckler adds his view and talks about the run up to his retirement on the Champs-Élysées.

Useful Race Information - Stage 1

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