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    27 People Who Made Le Tour Yorkshire The Greatest Show On Earth

    Two and a half million people -- literally half of Yorkshire -- turned out this weekend to see the Tour De France come to God's Own County. It was a mesmerising couple of days for the county, with Tour bosses and participants alike describing the kind of fanaticism they had never seen for the race in their long cycling careers. Yorkshire went full pelt in the way only Yorkshire folk can, and here are some of those who made it the greatest show on Earth...

    1. The Yorkshire folk

    2. The translators

    3. West Yorkshire Police

    4. The Black Prince

    5. Harold Wilson

    6. The sheep

    7. David Cameron

    8. Geoff Boycott

    9. The Red Arrows

    10. Prince Harry

    11. Three

    12. Yorkshire Tea

    13. God

    14. Gary Verity

    15. Alberto Contador

    16. Mark Cavendish

    17. These little Francophiles

    18. This northern monkey

    19. These two

    20. All our Tour Makers

    21. This little lady following the news

    22. This policeman acquainting himself with the locals.

    23. And this chap making the most of the sunny weather

    24. All these people in Skipton

    25. And all this lot on the moors

    26. The hundreds of thousands who flocked to Leeds

    27. The mass of humanity cheering on the riders at every turn

    So give yourself a pat on the back, Yorkshire!