• Yorkshire spawns cycling revolution and an unlikely 85-year-old star

    Yorkshire spawns cycling revolution and an unlikely 85-year-old star

    Friday April 28 marks the start of the three-day Tour de Yorkshire, the third running of the event in the county which will also be home to the UCI Road World Championships in 2019. Musson, the chairman of Scarborough Paragon Cycling Club is featured in the trailer going out on his three-time weekly bike ride in the trailer, and has embraced the growing numbers -- 18,000 more regular cyclists in the last year according to Welcome to Yorkshire figures. "I love it," he told CNN. "It's what I call 'bums on saddles,' and cycling's taken off amazingly really. It's tripled the amount of cyclists I see on the roads. "It seems particularly attractive to the 30s, 40s, 50s group who've clearly spent a

  • Tour de Yorkshire 2017 to get under way
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    Tour de Yorkshire 2017 to get under way

    Thousands of spectators are expected to turn out for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire race which gets under way later. The cycle race covers 304 miles (490 km) split into three stages. The event, in its third year, began as part of the legacy of the county hosting the 2014 Grand Depart for the Tour de France. The men's race starts later in Bridlington, East Yorkshire later and ends on Sunday at Fox Valley in Sheffield. The women's race starts in Tadcaster and ends in Harrogate on Saturday. The race is jointly organised by Welcome to Yorkshire, the region's tourism agency, and French company Amaury Sports Organisation (ASO), which organises the Tour de France and other prestigious races in the European

  • Clemson DB Korrin Wiggins to Transfer
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    Clemson DB Korrin Wiggins to Transfer

    News broke this morning that Clemson DB Korrin Wiggins will be transferring this summer after he graduates in May. Tigernet reported that Wiggins asked for, and was granted, his release on Thursday. Wiggins never seemed to recover from his ACL tear in 2015 though there was hope he would finally be at full speed in 2017. But he saw his playing time decrease as the 2016 season went on and it appears that he was going to be passed on the depth chart once again in 2017. That news, coupled with his graduation in May, led Wiggins to decide to transfer. Clemson will try to block his transfer to any ACC school on Clemson schedule this year as well as South Carolina. That decision by the coaching staff