Le Grand Depart, Leeds



Saturday 9.10am the publicity caravan departs from outside the Town Hall with 180 floats and vehicles that will give out an estimated 16 million items over the next three week! At 10am the teams sign on and at 11.10, 198 riders from 22 teams will start the first 190km of stage one of the Tour de France. The riders are due in Harrogate around 16.20.

More like rock bands the teams are mobbed where ever they go.