Tour de Yorkshire stage two in pictures

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

1. Beautiful South singer Paul Heaton enjoyed a day in the beautiful North as he turned out to watch the race.

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Paul Heaton (Photo: Andy Jones)

2. Crowds young and old gathered alongside the route to watch the riders go past.

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(Photo: Andy Jones)

3. Sir Bradley Wiggins almost manages a smile at the sign-in area before the stage

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Bradley Wiggins (Photo: Andy Jones)

4. Australian Steele Von Hoff ingratiates himself with the locals by donning a flat cap.

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Steele Von Hoff (Photo: Andy Jones)

5. IAM Cycling led the way as the peloton arrived in York

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(Photo: Andy Jones)

6. North Newbald offered a great spot for spectators to see the peloton.

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(Photo: Andy Jones)

7. Mark McNally (Madison-Genesis) and Bert De Backer (Giant-Alpecin) were the lone escapees as the race reached its final stages.

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Mark McNally (Photo: Andy Jones)

8. Moreno Hofland had time to sit up and enjoy his win in York, his team’s first of the year.

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Moreno Hofland wins stage two (Photo: Andy Jones)

9. Mark McNally’s hard work in the breakaway earned him the Dimension Data Digital jersey.

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Mark McNally on the podium (Photo: Andy Jones)

10. Team Sky’s Lars Petter Nordhaug retained the leader’s jersey after finishing safely in the bunch.

Lars Petter Nordhaug on the podium (Photo: Andy Jones)

Lars Petter Nordhaug on the podium (Photo: Andy Jones)

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