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Live Reporting

Tim Dale

All times stated are UK

  1. Here's our look at Tour de Yorkshire day two

    Tim Dale

    BBC Local Live

    Stage two saw the men tackle more sprints and that arduous climb up the Cote de Lofthouse over 122.5km between Tadcaster and Harrogate:

    The men finished in this order:

    1) Nacer Bouhanni - Cofidis

    2) Caleb Ewan -  Orica-Scott

    3) Jonathan Hivert - Direct Energie

    4) Dylan Groenewegen - LottoNL-Jumbo

    Earlier Yorkshire's Lizzie Deignan triumphed in the women's race over the same course.

    The men return tomorrow for the third stage which travels from Bradford to Fox Valley, Sheffield and we will be here to bring you all the action.

    For now here's some of our favourite pictures from today's racing.

    Have a good evening - and watch out for the punishing climbs on tomorrow's stage.

    Lizzie Deignan on Cote de Lofthouse
    Competitors cycle up the Cota de Lofthouse during Stage Two of the Tour de Yorkshire
    Stage two finish in Harrogate
    Caleb Ewan new race leader receiving his jersey
    Yorkshire support for the riders on stage two of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire on April 29, 2017 in Lofthouse, England
  2. Ewan takes race lead

    Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Race update

    Despite a second place today Caleb Ewan moves to take the race lead ahead of the third stage tomorrow and receives the blue jersey.

    Today's stage winner Nacer Bouhanni is in second and Friday's stage winner Dylan Groenewegen is third.

    All to play for on Sunday then.

  3. Bouhanni takes to the podium

    Elly Fiorentini

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    Here's your stage two winner receiving a tremendous reception in Harrogate this evening.

    Nacer Bouhanni
  4. Overall classification for men's race after stage two

    Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Race update

    After two stages of the Tour de Yorkshire these are the overall positions:

    1. Caleb Ewan (Orica-Scott) on 6hrs 55m 17s
    2. Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis)
    3. Dylan Groenewegen (Lotto Jumbo)
    4. Chris Opie (Bike Channel Canyon)
    5. Jonathan Hirvert (Direct Energie)

    The race runs from Bradford (12:10 BST) to Fox Valley in Sheffield covering 194.5km on Sunday.

  5. Stage two results from men's race

    Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Race update

    Here's the top three from stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire:

    1) Nacer Bouhanni 

    2) Caleb Ewan

    3) Jonathan Hivert

  6. French victor for stage two of Tour de Yorkshire

    Here's the moment Nacer Bouhanni crossed the line.

    Nasser Bouhanni
  7. Stage two winner

    Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Race update

    After 122.5km the winner of stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire is Frenchman Nacer Bouhanni.

  8. Pace picks up

    Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Race update

    The pace is really picking up now as the teams try to get ready for that final push.

  9. Riders bunched together in Harrogate

    Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Race update

    Riders now in a pack and the final couple of kilometres are expected to be chaotic.

  10. Anybody's race?

    Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Race update

    Attacks coming thick and fast as the riders turn towards Harrogate with just 6km to go. 

  11. Teams positioning for big finish now

    Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Race update

    The race is now really hotting up as the leaders and peloton pass through the village of Hampsthwaite. 

    With just 8.5km to go the teams are trying to get their riders in position for the big push at the finish.

  12. Fight to the finish

    Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Race update

    Plenty of attacks now as riders fight to get to the front to hit that finish line. Currently leading with a slight advantage is Bryan Nauleau.

    Finish line
  13. Van Rensburg takes lead

    Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Race update

    After that attack Janse Van Rensburg had taken the lead with 18km to the finish.

  14. Crowds take to Dales roads to support race

    The Tour de Yorkshire may have crossed some of the wilder parts of North Yorkshire but it didn't stop the crowds turning out for the race.

    Take a look at this:

    Tour de Yorkshire
  15. Voeckler launches attack

    Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Race update

    Defending champion Thomas Voeckler has launched an attack on the leading group with 20km remaining to the finish line. Looks like its over for the breakaway.

  16. Harrogate heaving as riders power towards town

    Tanya Arnold

    BBC Sport

    Terrific crowds waiting for the riders to arrive at the finish line here in Harrogate. Not long now!

    Crowds in harrogate
    Crowds in Harrogate
  17. Riders focus on positions for run-in to Harrogate finish

    There's 23.9km to the finishing line and the leading knot of four riders have a 36s lead, but how long with it be before the chasing pack reels in the group at the front?

  18. This is one way of getting a good view

    Abigail Davies

    BBC Radio York

    This little chap made sure he got a great view of the riders as they sped through Masham.

  19. Mora Vedri takes the sprint

    Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Race update

    Blink and you would miss it. Mora Vedri has triumphed in the Ripon sprint gaining five points. Harry Tanfield was second.