"If you let a bit of rain bother you in Cumbria you would never leave the house.
"It is fantastic that the race is coming through Whitehaven and it is great to see school groups out.'
Information on where the Tour of Britain will be visiting during Stage Two, and where spectators can see the action.
Information on what teams are taking part in the 2013 Tour of Britain.
A guide on where to watch the Tour of Britain as stage one kicks off in Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders.