Yorkshire has got to be one of the best places in the world for a cycle race, with its steep hills, beautiful views - and most of all, its friendly folk!

We showed the world how fun loving Yorkshire people are during the Tour de France Grand Depart last year - and what better excuse to do it all again than our very own race!

Bradley Road in Silsden got a new name...

Bradley Road in Silsden got a new name...

People in Holmfirth dressed up their dogs in Yorkshire flags...

Large crowds turn out to watch the Tour de Yorkshire go through Holmfirth.

Someone in Quebec Road in Scapegoat Hill painted a huge Yorkshire rose onto the side of their house...

Yorkshire rose painted on a house in Quebec Road, Scapegoat Hill
This man decided to dress as a sheep...

This lot decided to provide a bit of musical encouragement...

Our police officers got into the spirit of things again!

Friendly police officers gave kids a wave!

These lot went all out with the fancy dress...

Tim from Lindley and his gang took the opportunity to dress up!

And hundreds of you jumped at the chance to be on the front page of the Examiner!

And it was fantastic!