PRI's The World Edit this Published in PRI's The World Why Tour de France fans are asking themselves, 'Parlez-vous Yorkshire?' Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe width="600" height="130" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="//www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=json/385123"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend The Tour de France starts this year in the county of Yorkshire, England. And the place, known as the Texas of England, couldn't be happier about it.