Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mum's Plea to a Rookie Star: Just Try to Stay out of Trouble!

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mum's Plea to a Rookie Star: Just Try to Stay out of Trouble!

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SIMON Yates has already received a royal seal of approval on his Tour de France debut.

But the 21-year-old Bury star, pictured right, starts the first full week of the Tour nursing a few battle scars from a brutal opening two days. However, he survived a minor tumble much to the relief of mum Susan and dad John who watched the action unfold from contrasting locations.

Susan saw her boy get to meet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry outside Harewood House from the comfort of the family settee.

Cycling nut John got on his bike to watch Saturday's action near to Skipton and yesterday's 201km second stage at Crag Vale and Blackstone Edge.

"I was going to go to Leeds but I thought it would be horrendous with all the queues," admitted Susan. "There would have been no way in a million years I would have got near the front. …

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