Vincenzo Nibali wins the stage in Sheffield on July 6 2014.
Vincenzo Nibali wins the stage in Sheffield on July 6 2014.

Tour de France: Pictures from when Sheffield went crazy for the big bike race

This year’s Tour de France is underway, so what better excuse is there to remember when the world’s most famous bike race came to Sheffield?

Thursday, 30th June 2022, 10:13 pm

Eight years ago the city turned yellow for the incredible event, which saw top cyclists battle it out on streets from Bradfield to Wincobank, before finishing in front of Forgemasters.

Fans turned out in their thousands too. Take a ride down memory lane with these photos.

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