Jill Douglas caught up with Aussie sprinter Simon Gerrans, who was involved in a crash with Mark Cavendish at the end of Stage 1.
Gerrans confirmed he's disappointed not to have had a real shot at winning the stage but that, unlike Cav, he won't have to go to hospital for treatment.
Ned caught up with Stage 1 winner Marcel Kittel in the early evening sunshine…
Ned Boulting caught up with Jens Voigt after Stage 1. The ever-popular German, who is the early owner of the King of the Mountains jersey, admits that once he'd committed to an early breakaway it had to be an all-in operation to stay out in front for as long as he did.
Mark Cavendish's bid for the yellow jersey ended in a heap as the Manxman tumbled to the tarmac in a dramatic conclusion to the opening stage of the 101st Tour de France in Harrogate.