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Leeds gripped by Tour fever, says champion Froome

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PARIS - Start city Leeds and Yorkshire in general are gripped by Tour de France fever, according to reigning champion Chris Froome. 

Britain's Christopher Froome (right) and Geraint Thomas ride during a training session of the Britain's Sky cycling team in Leeds on July 3, 2014

Although the Leeds city centre has few signs that the world's greatest bicycle race is about to begin there, Briton Froome says he has noticed the excitement build around the county.

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