Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Coming to Silsden and going to town: Tour de France enthusiasm spreads (above).
Above: snails on the saddle add to the French flavour of this decorated bike. 
 Above: the Robin Hood scores a bull's eye with these novel wheels. 
 Above: bunting runs the length of Kirkgate.
 Above: a slice of the action at Hill's Bakers. 
Above: a beefed-up window at Isherwood's Butchers. 
 Above: causing a stir at Bilaluci's.
 Above: the Age UK shop looks the part. 
Above: decorated bike the property of the team at estate agent Dale Eddison. Left to right: office manager Jane Knowles-Bristow, sales manager Jeremy Barraclough and sales negotiator Beverley Cuerden. 
Above and right: jumpers galore at Silsden Methodist Church, which is staging a bike festival over the weekends of June 28-29 and July 5-6. BBC TV Look North presenter Harry Gration is due to open the event on the morning of June 28. A series of wall-mounted decorated bikes created by local and church groups will be on display and visitors will also be able to walk a spiritual Cycle Way. 
 Above: smart new signage ready for the tour at barbers Cut Italia.
Above: cyclist with a towering view at St James' Church.