An independent survey has found that the Tour of Britain brought in almost 2.5 million pounds to Carlisle's economy.
Carlisle hosted the start of Stage Four of the cycle race on 12 September.
It's estimated that around 110,000 spectators cheered the cyclists, including Olympian Bradley Wiggins and former World Champion, Mark Cavendish, during the Carlisle - Blackpool stage.
The event received live television coverage and was broadcast daily in almost 130 countries across the world.
A total of 1.13 million spectators attended the Tour across the UK to cheer on the 100 riders, with Jonathan Tieran-Locke winning the event.
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