- Tyne Tees
The Tour de France has left the region after a weekend when the world's biggest annual sporting event brought two and a half million spectators to Yorkshire.
There was disappointment this morning when British star Mark Cavendish confirmed he would not be racing and today's stage was won by Italian cyclist Vincenzo Nibali.
But organisers say the overall winner was Yorkshire.
Yorkshire bids au revoir to the tour after two days of great racing.
A look at some of the key events in the history of the Tour de France.
The world's greatest bike race got off to a flying start today, as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed the Tour de France to Britain.