It's not long until the third stage of the Tour de France in Cambridge but already preparations are in full swing for the finish at The Mall in London.
The peleton is expected to arrive in the heart of the capital around four o'clock this afternoon.
An estimated 2.5 million people watched the opening two stages in Yorkshire following the Grand Depart in Leeds on Saturday.
Italian National Champion Vincenzo Nibali wears the yellow jersey when stage three gets underway in Cambridge and passes through Essex and Epping Forest.
In Felsted today the church bells were ringing, the crowds came out, and the sunshine even turned up on cue.
The Tour de France cycle race is in East Anglia for Stage 3 from Cambridge to London via Essex.
The final countdown is now well underway for the arrival of the Tour De France in the East