Riders at the Tour of Turkey gave the race much praise despite issues throughout the region.
The Tour of Turkey looks to feature more WorldTour teams and star riders in 2018.
The Bora-Hansgrohe rider won the opening two stages at this week's Tour of Turkey.
Three American cyclists narrowly miss a visa freeze by Turkish government. So far, they've raced Tour of Turkey without incident.
The Tour of Turkey has been postponed from its original April dates, but the UCI hasn't said when the race will move to on the calendar.
Reports from Turkish news agency suggest Tour of Turkey is on the bubble in what would be its first year in the UCI’s WorldTour calendar.
Bos wins final stage at Turkey, ready for Giro; Gabrovski takes overall for local team
After years of bad luck, Keisse returns with a wild win in Tour of Turkey stage 7 today
Sacha Modolo dominated the sprint in stage 6 at the Tour of Turkey today, boding well for his ultimate goal to take a win in Giro
After spending most of his career as lead-out man, Aussie talked about getting his first win and did so hours later