The most prestigious professional cycling event, the OVO Energy Tour of Britain, is in Greater Manchester today (Saturday). It's the first time in 15 years that it has returned to the city - hosting the final stage of the eight day race with a route taking in all ten of the city's boroughs.
Today's race began in Altrincham and ends in Deansgate. What is to be the final day of racing will see the peloton taking on a 165-kilometre route starting in Altrincham that includes almost 2,000 metres of climbing, including the famous climb of the Rake at Ramsbottom and passes through all ten boroughs of Greater Manchester.
The OVO Energy Tour of Britain is British Cycling's premier road cycling event, giving cycling fans the opportunity to see the world's best teams and riders competing on their doorstep and helping to build a great cycling nation.