The Grand Depart in Photos

Our favorite shots from an incredible Danish welcome

Not even the pouring rain could dampen the Danish spirit at the Tour de France Grand Depart in Copenhagen. Our photographer Dan King was on hand to immortalize the day.

A course recon to start the day

Mads Pedersen, finally nervous before racing in front of his home crowd

Warm up for Quinn Simmons and Jasper Stuyven

Seconds before Quinn made his Tour de France debut

Giulio Ciccone, King of Hearts

Not quite in France yet