The 101st Tour de France will start in Yorkshire next July.
In this video, veteran commentator, Phil Liggett, discusses the route of the Tour’s second visit to Britain in just six years.
With some of the Tour’s strongest riders now hailing from these shores, and with the Tour of Britain attracting an estimated 2m people to the roadside last year, Le Tour’s organisers decided to make a swift return.
Phil Liggett has commentated on 41 Tours de France and looks set to add another to his journalistic palmares next summer.
Enjoy his preview of another British Grand Départ.