The Lord Mayor of Leeds has spoken of the importance of the Yorkshire city being seen by a global audience as 198 riders in le Tour de France cycle through the county.
David Congreave, and the city's Children's Mayor Charlotte Williams were speaking to John Shires:
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?