A Yorkshire Hero

Posted on 8th July 2014

Yorkshire tour de france

As the Tour de France raced through the streets of York and wound it’s way across Yorkshire, it was hard not to wonder just what a French bike race was doing here.

There are certainly many people who can take credit for the race coming to Yorkshire, and many hundreds who helped deliver such an overwhelming success. But there is one man who stands out as ‘the one’ who dreamed of the impossible…and made it a reality:

This article from the Guardian details the role Gary Verity played in delivering ‘Le Tour’ to Yorkshire.

http://gu.com/p/3qyjx

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