Women's Tour de Yorkshire 2018 - Stage 1

That was an early start today in Beverley for Tour de Yorkshire. When your alarm time starts with a five it’s always too early! Thankfully the sunrise start didn’t deter people coming out to watch the race and Yorkshire was showing off with beautiful weather shining across the countryside for most of the day. Here’s a selection of photos from the stage, there’s some serious climbing coming up tomorrow!

Eccentric ‘Grannies on trolleys’ whizz around the start in Beverley at ASDA Tour de Yorkshire Women’s Race

Hannah Barnes makes her way up the ramp to sign on

Anna Christian on the sign on stage

A balloon floats in the blue skies above Beverley

Peloton make their way out of Beverley

So many knitted jerseys in Walkington

Pfeiffer Georgi leads the race off the categorised climb

Anna Christian leads the escape through Fishlake

Kirsten Wild wins sprint finish ahead of Amalie Dideriksen and Alice Barnes

Pfeiffer Georgi earns the climber’s jersey

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