The Prime Minister has hailed the Tour de France in Yorkshire, and called day one's events "dramatic" after Mark Cavendish fell at the finish line of the stage one race.
What a dramatic finish to stage 1 of the Tour, sadly it wasn't Mark Cavendish's day.
Yorkshire has done the UK proud today though, and we look forward to more tomorrow.
Pro cyclist Ian Stannard swapped two wheels for jet power at the start of the Tour de France, by flying with the Red Arrows.
Mark Cavendish's Tour de France is in the balance after the dramatic crash which ended the Manxman's dreams of wearing the yellow jersey.
We've put together some of the best of our viewers' pictures of preparations for le Tour de France in Yorkshire