Cycling Weekly's Andy Jones captures the best of the action on stage three of the Tour de Yorkshire

Podium, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Podium, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Team Sky’s Lars Petter Nordhaug topped the podium at the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire from Samuel Sanchez (BMC, right) and Thomas Voeckler (Europcar, left).

Ben Hermans, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Ben Hermans, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Ben Hermans (BMC) won stage three with an audacious solo attack 10km from the finish in Leeds.

Ian Bibby, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Ian Bibby, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

After making the day’s breakaway, Ian Bibby (NFTO) walked away with the fan’s most aggressive rider jersey.

Ed Clancy, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Ed Clancy, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

JLT-Condor’s Ed Clancy, who lives in Holmfirth, is interviewed before the start in Wakefield.

Holmefirth, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Holmfirth, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Riders climb out of Holmfirth after an hour of racing on stage three, with the Yorkshire sunshine beginning to dry the roads.

Ben Hermans, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Ben Hermans, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

It’s in the bag: Hermans pushes for the line past enormous crowds in Roundhay Park.

Nicolas Edet, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Cofidis rider, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Cofidis riders move back through the convoy as they crest the Cote de Holmfirth.

Lars Petter Nordhaug, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Lars Petter Nordhaug, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Nordhaug crosses the line in Leeds to cement his overall victory…

Lars Petter Nordhaug, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Lars Petter Nordhaug, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

…and caps off a fine weekend for him and Team Sky.

Ian Wilkinson, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

Ian Wilkinson, Tour de Yorkshire stage three

War of the Roses: Lancashire resident Ian Wilkinson (Raleigh) shows his true colours at the start in Wakefield.