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UK Tour de France Proposal Gathers Pace


Tour de FranceRepresentatives from British Cycling, UK Sport and EventScotland visited the Belgian city of Liège this weekend for the Grand Depart of the 2012 Tour de France.

With a proposal for the opening stages of the 2017 event being developed, the British partnership experienced the spectacular the Tour first-hand.

Fine details of the proposal are currently being developed, though Tour organisers ASO have been impressed with the initial outline plans for how the stages could run.

Following the Tour’s last visit to the UK – London and Kent in 2007 – the aspiration for 2017 is for a