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VIDEO: County gears up for second stage of Tour de Yorkshire

Stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire will get underway today after the event kicked off in spectacular style yesterday.

Crowds turned out in their hundreds as cyclists poured through the beautiful North Yorkshire countryside.

Josh Edmondson climbs up the Cote du Rosedale.  Tour de Yorkshire Stage 1- Bridlington to Scarborough.  1 May 2015.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Josh Edmondson climbs up the Cote du Rosedale. Tour de Yorkshire Stage 1- Bridlington to Scarborough. 1 May 2015. Picture Bruce Rollinson

And the atmosphere promises to be just as electric today as onlookers take up vantage points to watch the day unfold.

Stage two is expected to start at 11.20am at Selby Abbey, taking in North Newbald, Beverley. Wetwang, Norton, Market Weighton, Sancton, Cherry Burton, Stamford Bridge, before arriving in York at 3.36pm.

Watch the video to see an interactive route map.

And if you plan to soak up the action when stage three races through Calderdale tomorrow, don’t forget to send your pictures to newsdesk@halifaxcourier.co.uk or via Twitter @HXCourier.