Fenton Lake 109 challenges fat bikers

Coming in together at the 94 mile aid station were Greg Gentle, Jay Schneider, Arthur Martin, Keesha Marson, and Rob Bells (left to right).

Over the weekend, the Fenton Lake 109 offered up over 100 miles of Burnett County’s backcountry roads, trails and goat paths, challenged fat bike riders with everything from sugar sand to packed limestone and blacktop to single track logging roads—and there was 5 thousand feet of climbing involved, too.

Starting in the dark at 5 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30, 54 riders left Webster for an adventure of just about every condition, with the exception of snow, that fat bikes are made for, and fat bike riders expect.  The fastest times were turned in by:  Men’s Division—Steve Marshall in 8 hours, 11 minutes, 58 seconds and in the Women’s Division—Keesha Marson at 9 hours, 56 minutes, 41 seconds.  

Complete results are available at:   Fat Fish Bike Race Webster, Wisconsin (fatfishrace.com)

- Contributed by William F. Johnson