With the sun shining down on an estimated 230,000 fans in Leeds and up to two million in total alongside the route in the Yorkshire Dales, the Grand Depart of the 2014 Tour de France was a magnificent success for the host nation – until Mark Cavendish crashed out in the finale, that is.
Before the last-minute Harrogate heartbreak there was much to celebrate for Yorkshire and Great Britain – plus the odd quirky turn of events that may have passed you by. So let’s take a closer look at what happened on day one of the world’s greatest bike race…
1. Cav only has himself to blame
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