Mick Bennett Tour of Britain 2007

The fourth stage of the Tour of Britain between Rotherham and Bradford was neutralised between mile 46 and 67 after the North Yorkshire Highways Authority refused to give the event permission to race on its roads.

26 riders had a 30 second lead when race officials decided to neutralise the race at the North Yorkshire border. Riders and the riders were suddenly stopped for five minutes and then escorted by the police before the racing restarted at the 67-mile mark when the race left the North Yorkshire roads.

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