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Otley greets Le Tour with singing, dancing and costumes

Thousands of people packed the centre of Otley on Saturday to watch Le Tour pass through the chicane in the main street. They began arriving early in the morning to line the streets.

The caravane of publicity trucks drove through at around 10:15am with the cyclists following a couple of hours later.

Waiting to greet them were singers, morris dancers and some very colourful costumes as well as many amateur cyclists who use the town as a base. James Webster was there to soak up the atmosphere:

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