An illustrated guide to the route of Le Tour Yorkshire
Author: Heather Dawe
Signed Hardback publication date: 06 Mar 2014
Hardback publication date: 06 Mar 2014
Signed Hardback ISBN: 9781906148911
Hardback ISBN: 9781906148911
Inspired by Yorkshire's landscape and history, A Bicycle Ride in Yorkshire is an illustrated guide to the route of Le Tour Yorkshire – the start of the 2014 Tour de France, by cyclist, writer and artist Heather Dawe. It is a guide to riding the route, to the sights along the way and to the rich cycling heritage found on Yorkshire's roads.
In July 2014 the greatest cycle race in the world visited God’s Own County of Yorkshire. The 101st edition of the Tour De France started in Leeds and spent two days cycling over 240 miles through the county. Inspired by Yorkshire’s wonderful landscape and history A Bicycle Ride in Yorkshire is an illustrated guide to the route of Le Tour Yorkshire, by cyclist, writer and artist Heather Dawe. It is a guide to riding the route, to the sights and landscape seen along the way and to the rich cycling heritage found on Yorkshire’s roads. Beautifully illustrated with Heather’s paintings, the route is brought to life. On the first day Le Tour departed from Leeds into the rolling scenery of the Yorkshire Dales, past the breweries of Masham to finish in the spa town of Harrogate. Day two began in the historic city of York, from where it explored the industrial valleys of the South Pennines, skirting the Peak District before finishing in the steel city of Sheffield. A Bicycle Ride in Yorkshire is an essential read for any cycling, Tour de France or Yorkshire aficionado.
Heather Dawe is one of the UK’s leading endurance athletes, having competed and won at Elite level in many mountain marathons, such as the LAMM and the OMM. She holds the female record for the Old County Tops fell race in the Lake District, won the Helvellyn triathlon in 2007, and has run the Bob Graham Round in under 22 hours. She has finished first female in the Fred Whitton Challenge twice, and in 2008 won the renowned Three Peaks Cyclo-cross. After growing up in Bristol, she has lived in West Yorkshire since she was 18. She spends her days working as a statistician and systems architect in Leeds and lives with her partner and their young daughter. She is also a talented artist – visit www.heatherdawe.co.uk to see her artwork.
Discounts & P&P
From Friday 1 April 2022, we offer 25% off to all newsletter subscribers. Simply sign up to our newsletter here to receive your discount code. If you're already a subscriber, we'll remind you of the code every time we send out a newsletter.
In addition, from 1 November until 23 December 2022, we're offering FREE standard UK P&P for orders, along with options to upgrade the delivery service at checkout.
Postage costs are dependent on order weight (book/s weight plus packing materials) and are calculated automatically upon checkout, before payment is taken. Full details of our delivery and returns information can be found here.
UK orders are sent Royal Mail Second Class as standard and should arrive within two to three working days. From 1 November until 23 December 2022, standard UK shipping is free. The option to upgrade UK shipping to Royal Mail 24 Next Day Delivery is available at checkout.
International orders are sent by Royal Mail International Tracked. Deliveries can take between a few days and a couple of weeks to arrive, depending on the delivery location. Please contact us if your country is not listed.
Update: September 2022. Most orders received through the Vertebrate Publishing Adventure Books website are dispatched from Gardners in Eastbourne, UK; some orders (such as signed copies of pre-orders, or limited stock items) are sent from our office in Sheffield, UK. If your order is for multiple items, you may receive more than one package, though we try to avoid this (if applicable, you would only be charged once for shipping). Orders received before 11 a.m. are dispatched the same day; orders received after 11 a.m. are usually dispatched the following business day. You will be sent a notification email when your order has been dispatched. If we are temporarily out of stock of a title we will advise by email.
Gift card purchases are delivered electronically – we do not dispatch physical gift cards. Full details are provided with gift card purchases.
Coming soon! Ebooks are fulfilled securely by our partner Glassboxx using their app. For more details about how to access your ebook, please refer to the information in your order confirmation.
Payment is made safely and securely using Shopify, which incorporates the world's leading payment gateways, including Stripe, Apple Pay and Google Pay. You can also check out with PayPal. All payments are handled directly by these payment gateways and Vertebrate Publishing Adventure Books does not process or store any cardholder details on the Adventure Books website.
We will happily refund or exchange any item that is returned to us in an unused, as new condition. If you want to make a return, contact us with your details. Once we've received the item(s), we will credit your account. If the item is faulty or damaged or we have sent the incorrect item we will refund postage.
If you're returning something because it's not suitable, you'll need to pay the postage costs to return it to us. We process most returns the day they arrive with us, and certainly within seven working days. Goods must be returned to us within 21 days.