Fastest of the best stepped on the stage of the Race Around Slovenian for the last time in 2015. 71 cyclist started the race, 63 of them made it to the finish. Race gave us new winner in the solo category, new fastest average speed, first female couples, lots of nice weather and great number of stories.
“Everybody is OK, everybody is healthy, that is the most important,” said race director Andrej Berginc when the last rider came to the finish in Postojna. 9th edition of the race was longest so far, and the weather also served to most of the riders, although some did get a fair share of rain.
2015 DOS-RAS Extreme winners are: Men solo: Erik Rosenstein (Slovenia) – 47 h 26 min 4 sec Men solo 50+: Dominique Briand (France) – 55 h 32 min 51 sec Female pairs: Otok športa, Nina Dolinar & Irena Voglar (Slovenia) – 51 h 9 min 17 sec Men pairs: Ultracyclers Naudens&Cham, Rainer Steinberger in Pierre Bischoff (Germany) – 40 h 0 min 25 sec Male 4 person: Bicikel.com, Tadej Blatnik, Uroš Komac, Matej Lovše in Aleš Krivec (Slovenia) – 37 h 1 min 53 sec Solo recumbent: Mikael Hamonic (Francija) – 69 h 31 min 7 sec King of Vršič – Jure Robič Trophy: Erik Rosenstein (Slovenia) – 1 h 22 min 10 sec Best rookie: Philipp Schwab (Austria), second overall New best average speed: team Bicikel.com – 33,77 km/h
“Race is know all around Slovenia, riders are reporting of incredible stories about support and cheering. This pushes us forward and we are already working towards 2016, towards 10th edition of the race that will have to be a big spectacle. DOS Extreme has to go forward, this is best organized ultra-marathon cycling event in Europe,” adds Andrej Berginc and invites you all to the next RAS!