Stage Two of The Grand Départ set off from York where 100,000 people came out to the streets and the Racecourse to cheer them on.
Christine Talbot has the best of the day's action:
Click here to see our report from York.
After leaving York the cyclists passed through Knaresborough to find a town decked out in colour and packed with expectant fans:
The Tour de France passed through Keighley before heading onwards on its way to Holmfirth and Cragg Vale.
We were there to catch the best of the day's events:
A power cut threatened to spoil the party in Haworth but overnight repairs and a never-say-die attitude won over to make the day a truly memorable experience.
Adam Fowler was there:
Mytholmroyd was next on the route and was the scene of a dramatic crash.
Helen Steel has more:
Cragg Vale was taken over by cycling fans who painted the roads and even the houses to mark the event, as Chris Kiddey found out:
Chris Dawkes was in Ripponden as thousands lined the streets, including 86-year-old Maureen and her knitting, to see Le Tour blast through:
Huddersfield's downhill section had the riders passing quicker than the blink of an eye, but they were on their way to the steep climb through Holmfirth, as Victoria Whittam reports:
Holme Moss gave Chris Froome goosebumps and provided a spectacular backdrop for 60,000 people to watch Le Tour.
Michael Billington was there for us:
The last point on Le Tour before its final stop in Sheffield was High Bradfield.
Christine Talbot joined the crowds to catch the final stretch:
David Hirst was in Sheffield to catch the best of the action as thousands lined the city's streets to welcome the pack on one of Stage Two's trickiest climbs: