Jure Robic

Race Across America’s 30th anniversary edition gets underway

Time Station 6, Congress, Ariz. (VN) — In August of 1982 four cyclists departed from the pier in Santa Monica, California, in a race to the Empire State Building in New York City, New York. None of them knew that the “Great American Bike Race,” as it was called that first year, would still be going on 30 years later and that it would grow to what it is today.

Robic collects fifth RAAM title

Slovenian Jure Robic won his fifth Race Across America on Friday, finishing more than 12 hours ahead of runner-up Gerhard Gulewicz. Recumbent racer Barbara Buatois still leads the women’s race and is expected to finish early Sunday.