Huddersfield Community Trust is offering the chance to local youngsters to get on their bikes ahead of the Le Tour coming to Yorkshire.

But this particular challenge won’t see them take on the mighty Holme Moss, but instead clock up miles on static bikes over 100 days in an attempt to re-create the epic 3,656km target.

The total will be reached as a combined effort over 100 days at the Youth Gym of The Zone at St Andrew’s Road. There will also be an opportunity for children and young people to record their own tally of miles.

And competitors who manage to go the distance and knotch up the most miles will be awarded prizes (according to age) and their name record in the Trust’s own Youth Gym Tour record books.

Youth Gym Instructor, Hannah Proctor said: ‘With the recent announcement from Public Health England that more than three of five of people in Kirklees are still classed as overweight or obese, activities using the positive influence of great sporting events such as these become even more important.

“Although we intend to have lots of fun and encourage some great competition between individuals and schools we are keen to use this activity as a legacy to encourage more children to takeon regular exercise and look after their bodies.’

Instructors from the Youth Gym will also be going into the local community to offer the challenge to both primary and secondary schools taking the bike equipment into school where it is needed.

Prizes for individuals and whole schools will be offered, including the opportunity to win a school visit from Huddersfield Giants.

For more information or to register your interest in the Youth Gym’s TDF Challenge contact 01484 484 185 or email