The Tour de Yorkshire finishing in Scarborough

IN PICTURES: The Tour de Yorkshire's previous visits to our area

Some of the world's leading cyclists will be on the Yorkshire coast this weekend when the fifth edition of the Tour de Yorkshire visits Bridlington, Whitby and Scarborough.

Here's a look back to some of the previous visits the Tour has made to our region, since the very first stage of the very first race brought riders including Sir Bradley Wiggins to tackle the roads on our doorstep.

The first edition of the race in 2015 took the peloton through the Dalby Forest.

5. Dalby Forest

The first edition of the race in 2015 took the peloton through the Dalby Forest.
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Residents in the village of Fylingthorpe dressed up and created a pop-up cafe for cyclists in the stage one of 2017 Tour de Yorkshire. The party was Yorkshire and French themed with a Yorkshire Pudding tree and French wine.

6. Fylingthorpe

Residents in the village of Fylingthorpe dressed up and created a pop-up cafe for cyclists in the stage one of 2017 Tour de Yorkshire. The party was Yorkshire and French themed with a Yorkshire Pudding tree and French wine.
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The peloton makes its way up the Cote de Robin Hood's Bay on stage three of the Tour de Yorkshire from Middlesbrough to Scarborough in 2016.

7. Robin Hood's Bay

The peloton makes its way up the Cote de Robin Hood's Bay on stage three of the Tour de Yorkshire from Middlesbrough to Scarborough in 2016.
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Whitby Abbey will again provide a dramatic backdrop to the race, with the leaders expected to sprint through at around 4.15pm on Saturday.

8. Whitby

Whitby Abbey will again provide a dramatic backdrop to the race, with the leaders expected to sprint through at around 4.15pm on Saturday.
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