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Registration open for Bike Duluth Festival

The eighth annual downhill bike event is set for Aug. 5-7 at Spirit Mountain

Bike Duluth Festival 2021
Oliver Shaw, 9, of Duluth prepares to take flight off of a jump on the Pump Track at Spirit Mountain during the 2021 Kraus-Anderson Bike Duluth Festival. The 2022 event is set for Aug. 5-7.
Dan Williamson / 2021 file / Duluth News Tribune
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DULUTH — Registration is now open for the eighth annual Kraus-Anderson Bike Duluth Festival that draws hundreds of mountain bike enthusiasts of all skill levels for outdoor competition, fun and fundraising for local bike trail projects. The event is set for Aug. 5-7 at Spirit Mountain.

Race events will provide opportunities for riders of all ages and skill levels,from casual and beginner to expert racer, including races specifically for kids, up to high-intensity competitive events that are part of the Lake Superior Gravity Series of events. Participants can take part in challenging rides and races, including enduro, downhill and cross-country races. Other Bike Duluth Festival events will include product demonstrations from top bike manufacturers, evening celebrations, family rides and some offbeat fun competitions.

Entry fees vary based on the number of events selected. Participants can choose from single event options with entry fees ranging from $15 to $55 per event, or riders can bundle multiple events for additional savings during the early bird period.

Details are available at bikeduluthfestival.com . The event is also a fundraiser for Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores and Harbortown Rotary of Duluth, with $110,000 raised in previous years and money going to improve biking infrastructure and trail development across Duluth.

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