Cyclists take to roads of Great Yarmouth for Tour de Broads South event

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders have taken to the streets of Great Yarmouth and beyond today, with the wheels firmly in motion for Tour de Broads South.

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Hundreds of cyclists are racing through the coastal areas, as the first of two 2017 Tour de Broads events taking place this year.

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

The event began this morning in the town's Sea Life Gardens, with staggered starts for participants in the 100, 75, 50 and 25 mile routes, which will see them take the sights of Yarmouth and surrounding areas.

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

While cyclists in the shorter routes are already tucking into ice cream and chips provided by the Beach House Café for finishers, those ambitious enough to take on the longer routes are still negotiating their way around their respective courses.

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

The different routes saw drink stops set up in Carlton Coleville, Ditchingham and Acle Bridge, with participants in the 100 miles race stopping off for lunch at the River Garden in Thorpe St Andrew.

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

The event was organised by cycling shop Pedal Revolution and also included a shorter family ride option.

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

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Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo

Riders taking to the roads of Great Yarmouth as they embark on the Tour de Broads ( South ) . Photo : Steve Adams

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