VIDEO: See the build-up to the men's Tour de Yorkshire in Bridlington

Rain lashes the riders on the start line, as stage three gets underway.
Rain lashes the riders on the start line, as stage three gets underway.

A downpour greeted riders on the start line of the Tour de Yorkshire in Bridlington this afternoon.

The race was put back 15 minutes and got underway at 3pm, with the riders heading through the town centre and out via Old Town and Scarborough Road.