We are not offering guided rides or rentals for 2022. Shuttles are available for Monarch Crest and Cottonwood.
Absolute Bikes Adventures offers guided mountain bike trips in beautiful backcountry locations around the Upper Arkansas River Valley of South Central Colorado, near the fun mountain towns of Salida and Buena Vista.
This is a beautiful area – a pristine river valley bookmarked by high peaks, including the most summits over 14,000 feet of any county in the continental United States. It is the perfect playground for mountain bikers and road cyclists.
Twisting and threading through the local mountains are hundreds of miles of singletrack and jeep roads and we ride them all! Some of our incredible trails include the famous Monarch Crest Trail, the Colorado Trail, the Rainbow Trail, and the Continental Divide Trail. Rails to Trails and historic cycling tours through nearby ghost towns. The local favorite, the Monarch Crest Trail, has been named by several cycling publications as one of the Top 10 Mountain Bike Rides in America.
Born from a love of cycling, Absolute Bikes Adventures has local guides who not only know the area trails very well, but are also well versed in local folklore and natural history. All our guides are trained in first aid, CPR, emergency procedures and we carry emergency communication equipment at all times. ABA provides clients with trips that are not only as safe as possible, but fun and educational along the way. Plus, it is more fun to ride with a local guide.
We offer trips for every type of cyclist – young or old, fast or slow, beginner or expert. Our menu of great rides includes high altitude singletrack, mellow country roads, cruiser rides, jeep road loops and customized rides for groups and families.