Jesse Lalonde and Holly Liske won at the Smokin Spoke, the tenth event in the 2008 WORS series.

Jesse Lalonde (Gary Fisher 29 / BKB / T6) and Holly Liske (Hayes Disc Brakes) won at the Smokin Spoke on Sunday afternoon. The Spoke, the tenth race in the 2008 Subaru-sponsored Wisconsin Off Road Series, was held at Camp Tesomas in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.

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WORS #10:  Holly Liske

WORS #10: Holly Liske

Photo: Extreme Photography Unlimited

Jesse Lalonde (Gary Fisher 29 / BKB / T6) and Holly Liske (Hayes Disc Brakes) won at the Smokin Spoke on Sunday afternoon. The Spoke, the tenth race in the 2008 Subaru-sponsored Wisconsin Off Road Series, was held at Camp Tesomas in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.

Light rain on Saturday evening left the fast, sandy trails in ideal shape for racing. Lalonde (1:24:05.3), of Madison, Wisconsin, took an early lead with teammate and brother Marko Lalonde (1:24:05.9). Initial plans for a three-lap, 34-mile race were pre-empted under threat of an oncoming

WORS #10: Jesse Lalonde

WORS #10: Jesse Lalonde

Photo: Extreme Photography Unlimited

thunderstorm, and the men were off the track after two laps, in time to stay dry.

In the twolap Elite women’s race, Liske (1:47:01) fought off wind, rain and light hail in the last few miles to finish ahead of current series leader Abigail Strigel (1:48:18, Team Polska FDL) for her first
overall win of the 2008 season.

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Women’s Results: | (Men’s Results)

1. Holly Liske Hayes Disc Brakes in 01:47:01.30 Medford, WI
2. Abigail Strigel Team Polska Fdl in 01:48:18.90 Madison, WI
3. Lisa Krayer Wildside Velo Club in 01:48:30.20 at 01:28.90 North Freedom, WI
4. Andrea Matter in 01:51:13.80 at 04:12.50 Sheboygan, WI
5. Claire Cannon Team Wors in 01:55:35.20 at 08:33.90 Milwaukee, WI
6. Patti Kaufmann Planet Bike in 01:56:31.80 at 09:30.50 Whitefish Bay, WI
7. Lori Sable in 01:57:22.70 at 10:21.40 Thiensville, WI
8. Lindsay Guerra Mr Tree in 01:57:38.60 at 10:37.30 Oconomowoc, WI
9. Murphykate Montee Muddy Cup / Singular Cycles in 01:57:42.70 at 10:41.40 Sturgeon Bay, WI
10. Christine Czarnecki Alterra Coffeemtb Team in 02:04:50.60 at 17:49.30 Milwaukee, WI
11. Valerie Foley Moritz Tires in 02:05:14.70 at 18:13.40 Rhinelander, WI
12. April Dombrowski Team Pedal Moraine in 02:06:24.60 at 19:23.30 Oshkosh, WI

Men’s Results: | (Women’s Results)

1. Jesse Lalonde Gf29 / Bkb / T6 in 01:24:05.30 Madison, WI
2. Marko Lalonde Gf29/bkb/t6 in 01:24:05.90 at 00:00.60 Madison, WI
3. Mike Phillips Adventure 212/specialized in 01:24:41.70 at 00:36.40 Milwaukee, WI
4. Brian Matter Gear Grinder-Hyundai in 01:24:42.20 at 00:36.90 Sheboygan, WI
5. Travis Woodruff in 01:28:25.60 at 04:20.30 Tucson, AZ
6. Landon Lueck Open For Sponsors in 01:29:42.00 at 05:36.70 Madison, WI
7. Josh Barrett Skinny’s Fat Tire Race Team in 01:29:42.40 at 05:37.10 Whitewater, WI
8. Ryan Krayer Wildside Velo Club in 01:30:35.70 at 06:30.40 North Freedom, WI
9. Ray Nelson Club Tread in 01:30:57.00 at 06:51.70 Woodstock, IL
10. Jeff Melcher Team Pedal Moraine in 01:31:45.50 at 07:40.20 West Bend, WI
11. MacIej Nowak Team Polska in 01:31:49.30 at 07:44.00 Waukesha, WI
12. Scott Kylander-Johnso Trek / Vw in 01:32:23.70 at 08:18.40 Duluth, MN
13. Tim Drankus Gear Grinder/hyundai in 01:32:34.70 at 08:29.40 Sheboygan, WI
14. Sam Wellskopf Attitude Sports in 01:32:38.10 at 08:32.80 Campbellsport, WI
15. Nathan Guerra Mr Tree in 01:33:15.10 at 09:09.80 Oconomowoc, WI
16. Ted Hanes Fond Du Lac Cyclery in 01:33:15.60 at 09:10.30 Fond Du Lac, WI
17. Scott Cole Specialized/hayes/ergon in 01:33:56.40 at 09:51.10 Stevens Point, WI
18. John Lirette Hayes in 01:34:01.70 at 09:56.40 Menomonee Falls, WI
19. Carlos Haeckel Alterra / Sunringle Factory in 01:34:13.20 at 10:07.90 Waukesha, WI
20. Jan Rybar Team Pedal Moraine in 01:34:23.90 at 10:18.60 Apple Valley, MN
21. Christian Brekke Log Eaters in 01:34:24.70 at 10:19.40 Madison, WI
22. Ronald Knutowski Team Wheaton in 01:35:14.30 at 11:09.00 Cross Plains, WI
23. J. W. Miller in 01:35:15.20 at 11:09.90 Madison, WI
24. John Shull Clif Bar in 01:36:32.00 at 12:26.70 Libertyville, IL
25. Adam Swank in 01:36:35.30 at 12:30.00 Duluth, MN
26. Aaron Swanson Swanson Financial Services in 01:36:44.50 at 12:39.20 Ashland, WI
27. Dallas Fowler Gear Grinders in 01:37:05.40 at 13:00.10 Green Bay, WI
28. Craig Manthe Polska in 01:39:05.70 at 15:00.40 Eau Claire, WI
29. Bill Nigh Team Pedal Moraine in 01:39:11.70 at 15:06.40 West Bend, WI
30. Jerrod Collier Muddy Cup Racing in 01:43:53.00 at 19:47.70 Lake Villa, IL
31. Joshua Tesch in 01:43:55.40 at 19:50.10 Superior, WI
32. Justin Lund Evomo / Rudy Project in 01:47:42.70 at 23:37.40 Wausau, WI
33. Mitch Gantz Slingshot Bikes in 01:48:33.00 at 24:27.70 Ashwaubenon, WI
34. Mike Billmeier in 01:49:48.10 at 25:42.80 Oshkosh, WI
35. Trevor Olson Muddy Cup in 01:56:48.80 at 32:43.50 Rochester, MN

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