Harrogate’s twin town Bagnères-de-Luchon has been a Tour de France stage town an incredible 52 times.
Stage 16 of the 2014 event finished in the town before the riders passed again the day after on Stage 17, in much the same way as Le Tour passed Harrogate on July 5 and 6.
As part of the bid to strengthen ties between the towns, the Harrogate Advertiser joined a team from Harrogate headed out to see how a town so well versed in hosting the event would approach it.
Click above to watch our video footage from Stage 16.
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