Advertisement

Tour de France 2014: Le Grand Depart in Yorkshire

Welcome to the place to find out everything about the 2014 Grand Depart

View all 249 updates ›

Stunts curtain-raiser for Tour opening ceremony

A team of stunt riders have been taking part in an outdoor cycling festival ahead of the Grand Depart opening ceremony at the First Direct Leeds Arena.

The free event included mini-bikes and ramps for toddlers, and static bikes where fans could take part in a virtual race.

A bike stunt team also showed off their skills which included precision jumps.

German road bike stunt cyclist Max Schrom said he was excited to be in Leeds alongside the Tour de France competitors, showing off very different skills.

More on this story