A full field of riders turn out for Lutsen 99er

Here’s a quick look at the Lutsen 99er bike race Saturday. Michael Naughton of Crystal Lake, IL won the 99er in 5 hours, 51 minutes, 49 seconds.  In the 39 mile race, Jason Johnson of St. Paul and Ryan Fitzgerald of Roberts, WI tied for the lead with 2 hours, 7 minutes and 42 seconds.

Coming in at number 32 and 34 in the 39er was Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux and John Alt of Grand Marais. In the number 35 place was Kerrie Berg of Grand Marais, who also took first place in the women’s division at 2:33:54. A host of other Cook County racers were spread out over the 39er field.