Cyclists of all ages are being given the chance to ride the same route as the professionals the day before the Tour arrives in Dumfriesshire.
Race director Mick Bennett explains what activities are involved in the race build up:
More top news
The Conservative party have ousted Labour, from a seat they had held for decades. Trudy Harrison won a majority of more than 2,000.
As Storm Doris moves away - temperatures will fall.
Sixty-six-year-old Yvonne Blackman, from Dalton, Lockerbie, was involved in the serious collision on Wednesday 8th of February