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August 6, 2020

There are three board positions opening on the COGGS Board of Directors fall 2020 or early 2021. These are all volunteer opportunities:

July 28, 2020

Information for the COGGS Duluth Enduro series #1 on Wednesday July 29, 2020 at Mission Creek:


Advanced Category Registration - follow this link and fill out the form

Recreational Category Registration - follow this link and fill out the form


June 28, 2020

Announcing the Duluth Traverse Mini Auction

COGGS is psyched to launch a mini auction to benefit trails and trail development in the Twin Ports. We have 6 bikes which were donated to us for our annual Duluth Traverse Gala fundraiser, which was COVID-postponed this sprin...

June 19, 2020

COGGS is really excited to partner with One Track Mind Foundation this summer to build and maintain some critical single track in Duluth. One Track Mind (OTM) is a nonprofit focused on funding single track build and maintenance projects across the U.S. utilizing organi...

June 16, 2020

Some brand new, tasty trail opening soon in a forest near you!

Photo Credit: Alex Rohde / Trail Logic LLC

Safe Trails: COVID-19 Protocols

Twin Ports trails have been busy this spring. Given that the coronavirus (COVID-19) isn't going anywhere anytime soon, it bears reiter...

May 21, 2020

Photo Credit: Hansi Johnson

We expect Twin Ports trails to be good 'n busy this summer. Given that the coronavirus (COVID-19) isn't going anywhere anytime soon, it bears reiterating the basic trail user protocols and noting some available resources.

Safe Trails: Give Tra...

May 14, 2020

COGGS has an urgent need for a volunteer Race Director for the 2020 Kraus-Anderson Bike Duluth Festival. The KABDF Race Director develops, plans, and facilitates mountain bike races on behalf of the COGGS organization and the KABDF Organizing Committee.

Position details...

April 22, 2020

COGGS has been supported by the local business community since its inception. We simply could not have established the Twin Ports as a world-class mountain biking destination without the help of our partners and sponsors. In light of the COVID-related challenges m...

April 22, 2020

Not far from Duluth, on the backside of a forested spine of the Sawtooth Mountains, sits the small town of Finland, MN. Here is a great place to start an adventure. The USFS Finland Campground sits right at the edge of town along the East Branch of the Baptism River. I...

April 22, 2020

The ingredients to this adventure are simple, essential:

The first rule of bikepacking is: There are no rules! 

Pick a destination, a goal, and discover for yourself how to get there. 

Take a bike (any bike) and go there (any place). 

The world is your oyster, go find some...

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Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores (COGGS) was established in 1994 as a nonprofit 501-c3 organization dedicated to building, maintaining, and advocating for mountain bike trails in the cities of Duluth, MN and Superior, WI (the Twin Ports).


Our trail network was recognized by IMBA as a Gold Level Ride Center, one of only six on the planet. A lot of people, and a lot of hard work, helped us get here. Our trails are multi-use, free and open to everyone to use.

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COGGS is dedicated to developing and maintaining world-class mountain biking opportunities for all in the Twin Ports.

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Cyclists of Gitchee Gumee Shores

COGGS is a registered 501-c3 nonprofit, volunteer-run organization and affiliate of IMBA.  

COGGS is dedicated to building and maintaining world-class mountain biking opportunities for all in the Twin Ports. 

Mailing Address: COGGS, PO Box 161261, Duluth, MN 55815, United States // Telephone: (218) 382-4822

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