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From One Continent to Another Continent with Bicycle: Eurasia Cycling Tour

The “Eurasia Cycling Trip” took place on Sunday, 29 April 2012 in a joint cooperation between the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey, Spor A.S. and the Turkish Green Crescent. As a parallel amateur event to the professional Presidential Cycling Tour, it started right after the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey cyclists cross the bridge.

Within the framework of the celebration of 400 years of diplomatic relations between Turkey and the Netherlands and Istanbul European Capital of Sports 2012, the “Eurasia Cycling Tour” was organised. Cycle Fan from all ages came together in Yahya Kemal Park, Besiktas.

Eurovision Song Festival 2012 participant Joan Franka had a concert at the start area.

Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands Onno Kervers came to start area with his bicycle jersey. He thanked to all participants for their concern.

"Euro-Asia Cycling Trip" started at Yahya Kemal Park located in Barbaros Avenue and followed İstanbul ring road to reached Bosphorus Bridge. After passed the Bosphorous Bridge, the cyclist turned at the second traffic lights towards Fenerbahçe Stadium through Rüştiye Street and followed the Caddebostan Park and reached Finish line.

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