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About Aspen Cycling Tours

Aspen Cycling Tours is a road cycling coaching and guide service
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Established in 2013 with one clear goal : To showcase the Aspen andSanta Barbara area on a road bike, whether as a training companion or as a guide leader. We ride. With you. We listen to your needs, your experience. We coach, we motivate, we guide. Catering to all levels of rider from complete beginner to professional rider, we provide a fully guided road cycling service in Aspens beautiful Roaring Fork valley, which at the highest points includes the Maroon Bells, Ashcroft and Independence Pass. More recently we have added services to the Santa Barbara area with it’s beautiful coastal scenery and inland climbs around Ojai and Gibraltar Road.

Travel is also one of our passions : We do have some of the most beautiful road biking in the country on our doorstep, but if you wish to ride to the top of a 14er like Mt Evans, or need a guide to ride with anywhere else in the country then we’ve got you covered. Additionally our organised and fully supported overseas destination trips are growing in popularity with the 2016 itinerary including New Zealand, Spain, France and Scotland.

Our Guides :

imwimgIain was born and raised in Scotland, riding road and mountain bikes from a young age. Leaving behind a career in the financial sector to take an extended trip to New Zealand in 2006 to tour the country on his bike became a 5 year experience of southern hemisphere riding and his second love, surfing. Now a Colorado resident, USA Cycling Coach and CPR/first aid qualified, Iain rides competitively and guides our clients.

Riding with us since 2015, Erik is a very experienced cyclist with a strong road racing history at Masters level. Born and raised in New England, Erik, affectionately known by friends and clients as “Yoda”, enjoys all disciplines of cycling including road, mountain and cyclocross. Also USA Cycling qualified, working as a guide and coach for Aspen Cycling Tours Erik shares his passion for exploring some of Colorado’s most famed terrain with cyclists of all ability levels.  

Joining us in 2016, David was born and raised in Santa Barbara, CA, where he came to love bikes at an early age. After a sojourn to Connecticut for college, David returned to California in 2005 and has been riding as much as possible ever since. David is a fan of big mountains and long days on the bike. Always curious to push the limits of his endurance and strength, his thoughts are currently turned to the next edition of Paris-Brest-Paris in 2019. Though the French Alps have a special place in his heart, the climb up Gibraltar Road in Santa Barbara will always be his favorite ride. We’re excited for David to Join the team and help us show our clients the Aspen Cycling Tours way in California.  


Amazing rides in the hills of Aspen, Co. 

and Santa Barbara, Ca.

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An insight to what our clients think.


“Probably the best rides of my life, well planned and spectacular climbs amongst some incredible scenery…I will be recommending Aspen Cycling Tours to all of my friends”

W. W. , September 2013

“Planned and delivered exactly as promised, informative and professional, easily the best guide I have ever ridden with”

F. McK. , November 2014

“I spent an afternoon last summer riding with Iain. He definitely helped me to feel more comfortable and confident on my bike — Iain does a great job”

S.G. , February ’15

“Awesome Experience”

J.S. , July ’15

“Great riding and encouragement! Beautiful routes through the back roads of the Roaring Fork Valley!”

S.F. , September ’15

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Address: PO Box 4245, Basalt, CO 81621, United States

Phone: (970) 306 3564