Graham Garvie from the Scottish Borders Council has said he is extremely happy to be welcoming the Tour of Britain back to the town for the third time.
ITV's cycling correspondent Ned Boulting has been speaking to us about just how difficult the Tour of Britain challenge is for riders.
Cycling star Mark Cavendish has been speaking to ITV News about his excitement at taking part in the Tour of Britain.
He was in Peebles today for the Scottish leg of the cycle race.
Hundreds of people turned out in Peebles today to welcome the Tour of Britain to the town.
Former Tour de France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins is among the race favourites along with Nairo Quintana, second behind Britain's Chris Froome in this year's Tour.
This year's race starts on the Scottish Borders and will move through the Lake District, Snowdonia and Dartmoor before concluding with a showpiece finish in central London.