Watch: Farmer creates giant bike out of sheep in amazing display for Tour of Britain

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Making giant bikes in fields near pro races has become a bit of an art form over the years, but a farmer at the Tour of Britain has taken things to the next level by making a bike out of sheep.

The amazing display was spotted from the helicopter on the outskirts of Coddington, with just over five kilometres to go on the 165km stage four between Mansfield and Newark-on-Trent.

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The innovative farmer appears to have used feed laid out in the shape of a bike to coax the sheep into position as the race passed, with the sheep starting off by forming the top tube, handlebars, and seatpost, before moving into position on the wheels to reveal a remarkable accurate bike.

The race continues on Thursday with a 16km time trial starting and finishing in Clacton, where we'll be on the look out for more living pieces of art trying to catch the eye of the helicopter pilot.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.