Tour de France 2014: Ripon

Tour de France 2014 takes in Ripon on its route through North Yorkshire.

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Tour is still attracting attention in Ripon

Tour excitement still atractting spectators to Ripon Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The Tour de France's journey through Yorkshire is still attracting attention in the centre of Ripon.

The day after it passed through the city as part of Stage One of this year's race, fans are glued to the big screen in the Market Square to follow Stage Two of the Yorkshire legs.

Big screens showing the tour in Ripon Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

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Tour passes through Ripon

Ripon's population swelled many times over as hundreds pack the city to watch the tour Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Tour makes its way through Ripon Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Ripon on tour day one Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Ripon is roughly half way along Leeds to Harrogate route Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

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Innovative way to watch tour

Running club take their patio to the tour Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Local running club Ripon Runners have converted a truck into a mobile patio garden to see the Tour. They have a superb view of the route from the comfort of their own make-shift garden.

Home from home on tour route Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Relaxing on truck come patio Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Truck has a great view of route Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Ripon le tour in pictures

Arthur and Florence Anderson with grandma Teresa Monaghan enjoying the day Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
People in the city make their way to the best vantage points Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
In Ripon, the city centre is bustling Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Getting busy in Ripon Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Crowds watching ITV Tour build up on big screens
Organisations are fundraising for charity Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Gary and Libby Van Norman have travelled from Leeds, arriving hours early to get a prime spot. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Robyn Hudson really entering the spirit if the Tour Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
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