Amy Labesky hands off a water bottle during her leg of the Kluane to Chilkat International Bike Relay on June 21. Skagway teams took top spots again this year. DL

2003 Kluane to Chilkat International Bike Race

0verall Skagway Team Results (out of 208 teams)

20 Blood, Sweat and Gears Mixed 8 - 8:00:56
31 Fortune Favors the Bold Mens 8 - 8:22:16
47 White Spandex Mens 8 - 8:37:26
63 Bethe’s Bitches Mixed 4 - 8:50:53
85 S.M.A.R.T and Supple Womens 8 - 9:10:34
107 Spin Divas Womens 8 - 9:26:50
153 Soft and Supple Mens 8 - 10:21:23
176 Mmm...Hmm...I Know! Mixed 8 - 10:44:34

John Briner with his special home brew: Bitter Biker Beer. RW Amber Bethe, Bruce Schindler, Seth Plunkett, and Matt Flood.

Overall Team Results by Category

Mixed 8
1 Blood, Sweat and Gears 8:00:56
48 Mmm...Hmm...I Know! 10:44:34

Mens 8
1 Fortune Favors the Bold 8:22:16
3 White Spandex 8:37:26
17 Soft & Supple 10:21:03

Mixed 4
12 Bethe’s Bitches 8:50:53

Womens 8
2 S.M.A.R.T. and Supple 9:10:34
4 Spin Divas 9:26:50

Blood, Sweat & Gears: Larry Gullingsrud, Cynde Adams, Curt Dodd, Tim Alderson, Michael Yee, Jason Neely, Support Driver Chris Jaquette, Victoria Gellert, and Liz Ruff. RW

Individual Results

Mixed/ Mens/ Womens 4 person teams(69 teams)

Stage 1
21
Bethe’s Bitches Amber Bethe 1:55:04

Stage 2
39
Bethe’s Bitches Seth Plunkett 2:09:09

Stage 3
50
Bethe’s Bitches Matthew Flood 2:25:39

Stage 4
29
Bethe’s Bitches Bruce Schindler 2:21:01

Mixed/ Mens/ Womens 8 person teams (106 teams
)

Leg 1
6 Blood, Sweat and Gears Curt Dodd 39:11
8 SMART and Supple Lara Labesky 40:02
17 Spin Divas Stephanie Millane 41:46
22 Fortune Favors the Bold Jim Routzahn 43:00
29 White Spandex Darryl Graham 43:44
88 Soft & Supple Rod Fairbanks 56:20
96 Mmm...Hmm...I Know! Kim Cook 1:02:31

Leg 2
1
Blood, Sweat and Gears Tim Alderson 1:05:54
10 Fortune Favors the Bold John Briner 1:15:46
20 Soft and Supple Paul M. Korsmo 1:21:18
26 SMART and Supple Cindy O’Daniel 1:24:09
38 Spin Divas Suwanee Pickerel 1:28:22
44 White Spandex Ben Johnson 1:30:16
- Hmm...Mmm...I Know! Dimitra Lavrakas No Info

Leg 3
10
Blood, Sweat and Gears Jason Neely 57:01
26 White Spandex Jeremy Botzlaff 1:01:03
27 Fortune Favors the Bold Spencer Morgan 1:01:17
42 SMART and Supple Denise Sager 1:04:55
45 Spin Divas Jessica Medlin 1:06:01
74 Soft & Supple Amy Labesky 1:15:53
- Hmm...Mmm...I Know! Cory Anderson No Info

Leg 4
5
White Spandex David Barchard 58:13
8 Blood, Sweat and Gears Larry Gullingsrud 1:00:39
9 Fortune Favors the Bold Philip Clark 1:00:54
25 SMART and Supple Michelle Calver 1:05:21
41 Spin Divas Nicky Bunting 1:10:43
74 Soft & Supple Alex King 1:19:51
88 Mmm...Hmm...I Know! Michael Cook 1:26:03

Lara Labesky came in 8th overall in Leg 1 from 8-person teams. A gaggle of Skagway teams warm up at the beginning of Leg 2. DL

Leg 5
INFORMATION UNAVAILABLE (Because someone tore it off the board in Haines)

Leg 6
10
White Spandex Jeremy Gieser 46:28
21 Hmm...Mmm...I Know! Deanna Woolston 49:02
27 Blood, Sweat and Gears Cynthia Adams 49:31
37 Fortune Favors the Bold Thomas Pickerel 51:27
54 SMART and Supple Julene Fairbanks 53:27
89 Spin Divas Katie Henderson 1:00:24
94 Soft & Supple Mark Jennings 1:02:54

Leg 7
9
Blood, Sweat and Gears Victoria Gellert 1:12:01
11 White Spandex Shane Larson 1:13:24
13 SMART and Supple Teresa Wilson 1:13:34
25 Fortune Favors the Bold Mark Larsen 1:20:18
29 Spin Divas Wendy Anderson 1:21:47
66 Soft and Supple Josh Coughran 1:33:51
93 Mmm...Hmm...I Know! Monica Ibacache 1:53:41

Leg 8
5
Blood, Sweat and Gears Michael Yee 1:02:24
6 Fortune Favors the Bold John Thomas 1:03:17
10 Mmm..Hmm...I Know! Jeremy Isbell 1:07:18
16 White Spandex Paul Gutzler 1:09:38
37 Spin Divas Chelsae Nilsen 1:14:56
68 Soft & Supple Russell Fullmer 1:25:07
86 SMART and Supple Becky Jensen 1:31:49

Andus Hale staying hydrated. RW

Fortune Favors The Bold: John Thomas, Spencer Morgan, John Briner, Thomas Pickerel, Andus Hale, Philip Clark, Mark Larsen, and Jim Routzahn. RW