‘Bike Crossing the Bay’ event was held as part of the EU Climate Diplomacy Week

17 October 2021

The Kocaeli Chamber of Industry (KCI) EU Information Center organized the ‘Bike Crossing the Bay’ event as part of the EU Climate Diplomacy Week




This significant event was organized for the 5th time this year. ‘Crossing the Bay by Bicycle’, in spite of the rain, attracted nearly 300 cyclists to pedal their way to draw attention against climate change. In the event, where all the necessary safety measures were taken, the participants were directed to the Osmangazi Bridge via the D-100 and the Anatolian Highways. Participants pedalled for about 1 hour.


Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Director for EU Affairs Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı participated in the event; Kocaeli Deputy Governors Ali Ada, Abdul Rauf Ulusoy and İsmail Gültekin, KCI Chairman Ayhan Zeytinoğlu, KSO Board Members, KSO Secretary General Memet Barış Turabi, Deputy Secretary General Egemen Mert, Youth and Sports Provincial Deputy Director Ziyaülhak Sarıgül, district managers, branch managers, KSO employees and many bicycle enthusiasts attended.