The Lutsen area provides a variety of biking opportunities from easy paved trails, dirt and mud forest service roads, to tight single track.
For an easy ride, spend a day on the Gitchi Gammi State Trail, which, when completed will run 86 miles.
The newest section of the trail runs right by the Sea Villa Townhomes. This section of the trail is 11 miles long. From the Sea Villas its an easy 8 mile ride to Tofte, perhaps enjoy a refreshment at the Coho Cafe. From there you can continue on to the Temperance River where a a bridge crosses a narrow canyon with rapids and falls below. Finish at the Cross River in Schroeder, taking a minute to admire the river and the pastries at Schroeder Baking Company.
For a taste of Forest Service road riding, head up Onion River Road to the Oberg parking lot, then ride your bike to the end of the road. Round trip is 11km.
For single track mountain biking, head to Pincushion Mountain and ride the ski trails and the trails specifically designed for biking. Technical bridges, rock beds, and other features await your fat tires.