Residents show passion for today’s Tour

After months of anticipation, the day is here when Bridlington will start the first Tour de Yorkshire cycle race.

Free Press photographer Paul Atkinson has been on his travels around Bridlington taking pictures of the best Tour de Yorkshire decorations.

Tour De Yorkshire Bridlington Area Scene Setters'NBFP PA1518-5f

Tour De Yorkshire Bridlington Area Scene Setters'NBFP PA1518-5f

The town has really embraced the event and the colours blue and yellow are showcased in many imaginative formats.

The Free Press are encouraging readers to send us your pictures from the Tour de Yorkshire event in the Bridlington area on May 1 to kieran.murray@jpress.co.uk.

and to send in their comments to us by email, facebook and Twitter, using the #tourdeyorkshire hashtag.