Tour of Britain comes to Cranbrook - are you in our gallery?

PUBLISHED: 16:42 03 September 2018 | UPDATED: 09:19 07 September 2018

Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome at the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1905. Picture: Terry Ife

Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome at the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1905. Picture: Terry Ife

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Excitement in Cranbrook hit fever-pitch when elite cyclists saddled up to compete in the second stage of the Tour of Britain this morning.

Geraint Thomas at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0428. Picture: Terry IfeGeraint Thomas at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0428. Picture: Terry Ife

Younghayes Road was packed with spectators from top to bottom as people tried to grab the best spot to view the cyclists whizz by.

The road leading to Cranbrook’s train station was also crowded as coaches parked up and showcased various cycles ahead of the race.

A great cheer went up as the cyclists took off towards Ottery St Mary as part of the 108 mile route leading through countryside across East Devon, Mid Devon and North Devon.

Geraint Thomas at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0429. Picture: Terry IfeGeraint Thomas at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0429. Picture: Terry Ife

Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome at the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0435. Picture: Terry IfeGeraint Thomas and Chris Froome at the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0435. Picture: Terry Ife

Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome at the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1907. Picture: Terry IfeGeraint Thomas and Chris Froome at the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1907. Picture: Terry Ife

Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome at the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1908. Picture: Terry IfeGeraint Thomas and Chris Froome at the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1908. Picture: Terry Ife

Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome at the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1912. Picture: Terry IfeGeraint Thomas and Chris Froome at the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1912. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1910. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1910. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1899. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1899. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1902. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1902. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1898. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1898. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1894. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1894. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1891. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1891. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1889. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1889. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1885. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1885. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1884. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1884. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1878. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1878. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1877. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1877. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1876. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1876. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1874. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1874. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1870. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1870. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1872. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 1872. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0459. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0459. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0457. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0457. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0455. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0455. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0450. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0450. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0454. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0454. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0448. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0448. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0446. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0446. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0445. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0445. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0442. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0442. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0438. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0438. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0440. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0440. Picture: Terry Ife

The Sky Team at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0434. Picture: Terry IfeThe Sky Team at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0434. Picture: Terry Ife

The Sky Team at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0431. Picture: Terry IfeThe Sky Team at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0431. Picture: Terry Ife

Chris Froome at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0425. Picture: Terry IfeChris Froome at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0425. Picture: Terry Ife

Chris Froome at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0427. Picture: Terry IfeChris Froome at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0427. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0424. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0424. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0421. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0421. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0416. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0416. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0419. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0419. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0413. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0413. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0409. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0409. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0407. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0407. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook.. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0408. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook.. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0408. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0406. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0406. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0405. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0405. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0402. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0402. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0401. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0401. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0397. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0397. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0399. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0399. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0393. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0393. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0391. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0391. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0390. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0390. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0387. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0387. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0384. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0384. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0383. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0383. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0381. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0381. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0377. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0377. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0371. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0371. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0368. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0368. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0366. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0366. Picture: Terry Ife

Stuart Hughes at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0363. Picture: Terry IfeStuart Hughes at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0363. Picture: Terry Ife

Stuart Hughes at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0362. Picture: Terry IfeStuart Hughes at the start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0362. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0358. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0358. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0356. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0356. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0352. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0352. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0353. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0353. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0341. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0341. Picture: Terry Ife

The start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0348. Picture: Terry IfeThe start of the Tour of Britain in Cranbrook. Ref mhc 36 18TI 0348. Picture: Terry Ife

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