June 20, 2013 | Volume 43, Number 24

Writer gives view of race from dead last

Freelance writer Eileen McIver pedaled a leg on The Rolling Papers, the Chilkat Valley News-sponsored team that finished last in Saturday’s Kluane-Chilkat International Bike Relay. This is her account.

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Eileen McIver of Haines, in last place during relay leg 5, just ahead of the race “sweep rig.”

Cheering for teammates was by far the bes...