Brexit and cash strapped councils - Tour of Britain director responds to criticism of 'boring' race

SweetSpot’s Mick Bennett says social media criticism of the race being 'boring' has been 'hard to hear'

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The organiser of the Tour of Britain has said Brexit is to blame for the small size of the peloton at this year's race.

Just 97 riders started the British .Pro race in 2023, down from 110 last year, and 125 in 2019, pre-Covid and before the official departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union

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