Mayor of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality Dr. Memduh Büyükkılıç stated that Erciyes, one of the most important values of the city, successfully hosted nearly 17 athletes from 500 countries and stated that Erciyes' name has become an international brand. Büyükkılıç said, "The 26th International Road and Mountain Bike Races, organized with the support of the Metropolitan Municipality, have been successfully completed."
International Cycling Federation organized with the support and situated in the Municipality calendar and begins on September 3rd and 26th International Road Mountain Bike Race was completed at Mount Erciyes, which became the center of the cycling sport in Turkey.
Erciyes International Road and Mountain Bike Racing, Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality, Erciyes Inc., Erciyes High Altitude Sports Tourism Association, Velo Erciyes RATE Development Agency organized by the International Cycling Union UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) and Turkey Cycling Federation co-operation and Devel Municipality Sports A. Ş was realized with the support of Kayseri Transportation Inc., Provincial Health Directorate and public institutions and organizations. Between 3 September and 11 October, 12 international cycling competitions, including 1 international road bikes, 14 downhill and 26 mountain bikes, were held in Kayseri. Erciyes successfully hosted the most international competitions in the world.
Mayor Büyükkılıç, in his assessment on the subject, stated that the organization, which was successfully completed, witnessed the struggle of nearly 17 master pedal players from 500 countries, and said that they were pleased to see that such a beautiful organization was held in Kayseri and that Erciyes became a brand in the international arena.
President Büyükkılıç Erciyes High Altitude Camps and bike race in the world around America, including another Turkey, Italy, Spain, Poland, Belgium, France, Ukraine, Russia, Colombia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Kuwait, Bahrain, Israel, Tunisia, China ' Pointing out the importance of the participation of cycling teams, Dan said:
“Erciyes will host such international events in the upcoming periods. Approximately 18 professional athletes from 500 countries participated in the races in Erciyes. The races were held on the routes of Kayseri city center, Melikgazi, Talas, Kocasinan, Develi, Yahyalı, Hacılar, Yeşilhisar, Felahiye, Özvatan, Tomarza districts, and the city's historical and natural beauties were revealed. Mountain bike and Downhill races took place on the Erciyes Bike Park tracks.
Mayor Büyükkılıç, who stated that the cancellation of hundreds of racing organizations worldwide due to the coronavirus epidemic turned all professional cycling teams to Kayseri Erciyes Mountain, said, “A comfortable stay at 2 thousand 200 meters. The quality of our roads, the proximity of our Erciyes and our airport. Direct flight opportunity from many points, including Europe. Under the leadership of our municipality, Kayseri's brand makes our Erciyes even more prominent. We left such a beautiful organization behind. “There will be many more organizations in Erciyes, which has been experienced in four seasons”.