• The 101st Tour de France officially started at Harewood House in Leeds
  • Enormous crowds greeted the peloton in the Yorkshire Dales on stage one
  • But home enthusiasm was dampened when Mark Cavendish crashed in Harrogate
  • He left the race the following morning
  • With Cavendish out, the race continued with a second stage starting in York
  • The riders passed through picturesque Haworth
  • Vincenzo Nibali claimed the yellow jersey by winning stage two in Sheffield
  • More huge crowds greeted the race on stage three in London
  • Defending champion Chris Froome suffered a heavy crash on stage four
  • The Briton was forced to quit the race following two further crashes on a rain-soaked stage five
  • Nibali performed brilliantly on cobbles to finish third on the day
  • Alberto Contador didn't fare so well and lost almost three minutes to Nibali
  • Tony Gallopin was congratulated by girlfriend Marion Rousse after taking over from Nibali in the yellow jersey on stage nine
  • Contador followed Froome in leaving the race after breaking his leg on stage ten
  • Nibali went on to win that stage on the summit finish at La Planche des Belles Filles to regain the yellow jersey
  • The peerless Nibali claimed his third win and extended his lead by winning stage 13's summit finish at Chamrousse
  • He then won his fourth stage and all but sealed victory by winning stage 18's summit finish at Hautacam
  • Rafal Majka won two stages on the way to being crowned King of the Mountains
  • Peter Sagan dominated the points classification - and even found time to pull a no-handed wheelie
  • The jersey winners - from left, Majka, Thibaut Pinot, Nibali and Sagan - celebrated on the final stage into Paris
  • Nibali rode safely into Paris to complete his overall victory

Story of the Tour de France

The 101st Tour de France officially started at Harewood House in Leeds