STAGE 1 LIVE BLOG: Tour de France riders race through the district as hundreds of thousands line Grand Depart route
The sun shone as Tour de France riders thrilled thousands of cycling fans lining the route of Stage 1 of the Yorkshire Grand Depart.
- 198 riders in 22 teams are raced from Leeds to Harrogate via Harewood, Pool-in-Wharfedale, Otley, Ilkley, Addingham, Skipton and the Dales
- Marcel Kittel wins Stage 1 of the 101st Tour de France in Harrogate
- Disappointment for British hope Mark Cavendish, who was injured in a crash close to the finish line