Jure Robic RIP

Bad news in the tight knit world of ultra endurance racers. Slovenian ultra cyclist Jure Robic was riding his bike in Plavški Rovt near Jesenice, Slovenia when he was hit by a car and killed . Local authorities say they’re investigating the crash.

More at Ultra Rob. Jure Robic has won the Race Across American five times, a record in the men’s solo category. He’s featured in Stephen Aurbach’s movie “Bicycle Dreams,” which follows the 2008 RAAM.

5 Comments

  • Anonymous
    September 24, 2010 - 7:55 pm | Permalink

    Any details to add?

  • September 24, 2010 - 8:01 pm | Permalink

    Almost all of the news is in Slovenian, though I see now that Velonews has picked up the story with some additional details. Very sad.

  • bikesgonewild
    September 25, 2010 - 2:53 am | Permalink

    …never met the man but this is so sad…

  • bikesgonewild
    September 25, 2010 - 2:53 am | Permalink

    …never met the man but this is so sad…

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