Turkish Cycling Federation
Türkiye Bisiklet Federasyonu
Turkish Cycling Federation ( Turkish: , TBF) is the national Türkiye Bisiklet Federasyonu governing body of cycle racing in Turkey. Founded in 1923, its headquarters is located in Ulus quarter of Ankara. Current president of TBF is Emin Müftüoğlu.
The TBF is a member of the
UCI and the UEC.
History [ edit ]
The first bicycle competition held in Turkish history was organized by ethnic
Armenian Leon effendi and Papazyan in 1910-1912 in the city of Salonica. [1 ]
Eventually, these Cycling competitions got sponsored by the
Feberbahçe sports club which organized races from the Feberbahçe neighborhood, then Maslak, and Bakirkoy. [1 ]
Turkish Cycling Federation was eventually established in 1923. Its first national competition was held in 1927 which started from [1 ] Taksim and ended in Bulgaria. [1 ]
The federation organizes following cycling events every year, which are part of
UCI Europe Tour and are rated with 2.2:
as well as
Other events are:
Tour of Mevlana
Tour of Sivas
Tour of Trabzon.
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