Live blog: Riders at the ready as Tour de Yorkshire prepares for east coast test

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will get underway this morning as riders from around the world set off from Bridlington.

Crowds gather for the start of the Tour de Yorkshire.

Today's leg will see the riders tackle a 173km course through Garrowby Hill, Goathland and Robin Hood's Bay before finishing in style at Scarborough. Make sure you stay with us as we bring you regular updates of news, pictures and video from stage one. Refresh the page to get the latest content.

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