IN PICTURES: Bridlington turns out to cheer on the Tour de Yorkshire women riders

It was the first time that the women's race had visited Bridlington, and locals braved the unpredictable weather to cheer on the riders.

Saturday, 4th May 2019, 11:41 am
Updated Saturday, 4th May 2019, 11:46 am
And they're off

Photographer Paul Atkinson was taking photos of the spectators around the start line at Bridlington Spa. See a video of the start of the race here

Spectators at the start of the Women's Race in Bridlington
Spectators at the start of the Women's Race in Bridlington
Spectators at the start of the Women's Race in Bridlington
Spectators at the start of the Women's Race in Bridlington
Spectators at the start of the Women's Race in Bridlington
Spectators at the start of the Women's Race in Bridlington
Spectators at the start of the Women's Race in Bridlington
Emergency services at the start of the Women's Race in Bridlington
Spectators at the start of the Women's Race in Bridlington
The Murray Hills team are holding a fund-raiser alongside the race.
Spectators enjoying the entertainment at the start of the Women's Race in Bridlington