After the Grand Depart of the 2014 Tour de France from Leeds to Harrogate the previous day, stage two sees the riders tackle a testing route from York to Sheffield on July 6.

Approximate race timings have been released by the Tour organiser, showing when the peloton will reach certain points along its route and giving spectators a chance to plan their day.

Stage two from York to Sheffield covers 198km, and includes no less than nine categorised climbs and one intermediate sprint point.

Tour de France 2014, stage two: York to Sheffield, 198km

Sunday, July 6 2014

Timings given are based on an average race speed of 39km/h. Actual timings may therefore differ if the peloton speed is greater or lesser than this average.

Start: YORK 11:00
Kirk Hammerton 11:35
Green Hammerton 11:37
Knaresborough 11:52
Starbeck 11:59
Harrogate 12:03
Cote de Blubberhouses, category 4 climb 12:32
Addingham 12:45
Silsden 12:56
Keighley intermediate sprint 13:05
Cross Roads 13:13
Haworth 13:16
Oxenhope 13:25
Cote d’Oxenhope Moor, category 3 climb 13:30
Hebden Bridge 13:40
Mytholmroyd 13:43
Ripponden 14:08
Cote de Ripponden category 3 climb 14:13
Greetland 14:18
Cote de Greetland category 3 climb 14:24
Huddersfield 14:27
Honley 14:41
Thongsbridge 14:46
Holmfirth 14:48
Holmbridge 14:51
Holme 14:55
Cote de Holme Moss category 2 climb 15:00
Cote de Midhopestones category 3 climb 15:36

Bradfield 15:47
Cote de Bradfield category 4 climb 15:49
Worral 15:53
Oughtibridge 15:55
Cote d’Oughtibridge category 3 climb 15:59
Grenoside 16:00
Cote de Jenkin Road category 4 climb 16:21
Finish: SHEFFIELD 16:29

Tour de France 2014 stage 2 map

Tour de France 2014 stage 2 profile

Tour de France 2014 stage 2 profile

Source: letour.yorkshire.com

Related links

Tour de France 2014: Stage one schedule

  • http://www.NWextremeweather.co.uk/ Art Michael – NWextremeweather

    Very good and informative info, map and guide. Thank you cycling weekly!
    What is especially useful is the time guide. I cant find this anywhere else online and as a prospective spectator, its a great asset to know where to be when.

  • Phil Buckley

    I agree, the climb is known as CRAG VALE (the longest continuous climb in the U.K.

  • Tony M

    What happened to cote de Cragg Vale?