- West Country (W)
Businesses in Devon have welcomed the boost given by the Tour of Britain cycle race that passed through the county over the weekend.
Thousands of people lined the 106 mile route between Barnstaple and Dartmouth to catch a glimpse of their cycling heros.
Last year the Devon stage of the race is estimated to have been worth £3 million to the county.
Plymouth's Jonathan Tiernan-Locke became the first British winner of the Tour of Britain cycle race in 19 years yesterday.
The great summer of sport has a grand finale for the Westcountry as Devon plays host to the penultimate stage of the 2012 Tour of Britain.