Mark Cavendish is set to race in next year's four-day Tour de Yorkshire, which will finish in Leeds.
The 2018 race, a legacy of the Tour de France Grand Depart Yorkshire hosted in 2014, will take place from 3-6 May and also feature a two-day women's race.
Cavendish, 32, who has won 30 stages of the Tour de France, will tackle routes from Beverley to Doncaster, Barnsley to Ilkley and Richmond to Scarborough. The final stage will start in Halifax and finish in the centre of Leeds.
The women's race doubles in length from one to two days for the 2018 edition and will take place on 3-4 May, over a similar route as the men but racing in the morning. Yorkshire rider Lizzie Deignan, who won the road world title in 2015, won last year's race by 55 seconds.
Yorkshire will also host the 2019 World Road Championships.
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