The 7th Annual Kraus-Anderson Bike Duluth Festival is returning

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Volunteers are prepping for a mountain biking weekend on Spirit Mountain! The sport has grown exponentially in the Duluth area and you’re are about to see even more cyclists in the area!

The 7th Annual Kraus-Anderson bike Duluth festival is returning to Spirit Mountain once again with their opening ceremony set for early Saturday morning.

“We’ve got the 20-30 races I’m not even sure! It’s a bunch”, says Scott Soderberg, a volunteer from Harbortown Rotary.

For all most every aspect volunteers from organizations like COGGS, Harbortown Rotary, and many more spent hours setting up the festival. “We’ve got a bunch of people here helping set this thing up it’s just amazing how much work has been put in already, today”, says Soderberg.

For those who couldn’t wait for to get biking, the mountain was open Friday with pre-riding and the Chainless Downhill race. Chris White explains saying, “"Basically they are taking their chains off their bikes, and they have to ride it kind of like a pump track, and get all the momentum out of the trails.”

The race is also raising money. Which all the proceeds will go to COGGS and Harbortown Rotary who work to better the local biking the community.