Thomas Voeckler the defending champion is hopeful to go out on a high. Reason he carry on to wind down his career of Tour de Yorkshire this weekend.
The rider from France will ride his final and 15th Tour de France in July. He has got his defense under way in the first stage of Friday from Bridlington to Scarborough.
Voeckler is not 37 years and speaking about his experience he said “Throughout the race I have been relishing every moment and it feels special for that,”
The Team Sky challenge was led by Welshman Luke Rowe and Adam Blythe the British champion is one among the top sprinters.
Blythe, who is not 27 years old and represent Aqua Blue Sport, said, “In the Tour de Yorkshire, we are bringing a team that is very strong,”