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 (BMC) won stage three with an audacious solo attack 10km from the finish in Leeds.
After making the day’s breakaway, Ian Bibby (NFTO) walked away with the fan’s most aggressive rider jersey.
JLT-Condor’s Ed Clancy, who lives in Holmfirth, is interviewed before the start in Wakefield.
Riders climb out of Holmfirth after an hour of racing on stage three, with the Yorkshire sunshine beginning to dry the roads.
It’s in the bag: Hermans pushes for the line past enormous crowds in Roundhay Park.
Cofidis riders move back through the convoy as they crest the Cote de Holmfirth.
Nordhaug crosses the line in Leeds to cement his overall victory…
…and caps off a fine weekend for him and Team Sky.
War of the Roses: Lancashire resident Ian Wilkinson (Raleigh) shows his true colours at the start in Wakefield.