Nottingham boxer Carl Froch was at the start line of Tour of Britain this morning cheering the cyclists on.
He explained why he is so passionate about cycling and how it has become a major part of his training.
Cycling stars Mark Cavendish and Bradley Wiggins race through the region
Thousands of people lined the streets of Nottingham today as the second stage of the Tour of Britain started at the castle.
Olympic gold medalist Bradley Wiggins takes part in the Tour of Britain today, with Nottingham Castle hosting the second leg.