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Summary

  1. Coverage from Stage Two of the Tour de Yorkshire 2017
  2. Nacer Bouhanni wins men's race with big burst in final 200m in Harrogate
  3. Otley's Lizzie Deignan wins the women's race at the Tour de Yorkshire
  4. Also key action from the race on Saturday 29 April 2017
  5. Both races covered the same 122.5km course which began in Tadcaster and ended in Harrogate

Live Reporting

By Tim Dale

All times stated are UK

Lizzie Deignan

Home favourite Lizzie Deignan breaks away from the field to win the women's Tour de Yorkshire.

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

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
BBC

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.

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

French victor for stage two of Tour de Yorkshire

Here's the moment Nacer Bouhanni crossed the line.

Nasser Bouhanni
TDY

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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
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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.

Thomas Voeckler attacks the lead 4 riders withBen o'Connor & Luke Rowe #TDY Effectively the race is back together. Janse van Rensburg leads.

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
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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.

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
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Crowds in Harrogate
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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?

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.

Masham
BBC

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.