The region is gearing up for the opening ceremony of the biggest annual free sporting event in the world tonight.
Last-minute preparations are underway at Leeds Arena for a spectacular team presentation.
All one-hundred-and-ninety-eight riders from the 22 teams will take part in a public parade through the city centre.
Christian Prudhomme, Director of Le Tour de France told Duncan Wood he is looking forward to seeing the plans become a reality:
Another chance to see our Tour de France special programme live from Kettlewell in North Yorkshire
A special programme about how the world's biggest bike race came to begin in Yorkshire
We have pulled together some of our favourite pictures and tweets from across the weekend of Le Grand Départ. Did your shots make it in?