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Absolute Bikes

330 W Sackett Ave, Salida, CO 81201-1655
+1 719-539-9295
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Shawn is the best instructor!!

I rarely leave reviews but this place is too good to pass up. Whether you are experienced or new to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
haganlizzy
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Rhyme 6/fattie, oh yeah!!!

My wife and I were visiting the area and were downtown having something to eat for breakfast. I saw... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
Mountainstormer
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Sedona, Arizona
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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330 W Sackett Ave, Salida, CO 81201-1655
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+1 719-539-9295
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I rarely leave reviews but this place is too good to pass up. Whether you are experienced or new to mountain bike riding, I recommend Absolute Bikes and Shawn for all your needs. We had an amazing experience on the Little Rainbow Trail on 5/5/17...More

Thank haganlizzy
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Shawn G, Owner at Absolute Bikes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks! I had a great time riding with the two of you. Look forward to seeing you on future Salida visits.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

My wife and I were visiting the area and were downtown having something to eat for breakfast. I saw Absolute Bikes was nearby and my wife has been in desperate need of a new bike. Her last being a 04 Santa Cruz Juliana.. Yeah, time...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

As someone fairly new to mountain biking, the folks at Absolute Bikes were super helpful, instructive, and detail-oriented. They provided the platform for a wonderful adventure on Beasway, Rhumba, & Cottonwood Trails. In particular, Jessica was a wealth of information...even if she said you could...More

Thank Chantal M
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

James and the rest of the crew at Absolute Bikes are the greatest. They helped me an my grandson with getting him the right bike, and doing many repairs on his bike. My grandson is an avid bike rider and James has spring and fall...More

Thank Donna V
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

I thought it was a good shop last year when we went. Mike the mechanic did not impress us. But this year we went back for another guys week, and were in the shop EVERY day getting something fixed, and the staff was just awesome....More

Thank Orangedog42
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 5 doing the monarch crest crank in Salida. We rented our bikes at absolute and it was a perfect experience. The people at the shop are awesome and super professional. The bikes were in perfect condition, some of them were...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Second time I've rented a bike from Absolute Bikes in Salida - both times were great. Staff is so helpful selecting which bike and then getting you onto the trails. I reserved the bike online / did the waiver online / and was in and...More

Thank mspschatzke
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

I hired a guide (James) and rented a bike from Absolute Bikes in July 2017 to ride the Monarch Crest Trail. Both James and the rest of the crew at Absolute were great. James was the best mountain guide I have ever worked with. Sure,...More

Thank Jason H
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Management response:Responded 21 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review Jason! Glad you had such a great time out there with James. We hope you can come back and ride in Salida again- we are so lucky to live here!

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Thanks a lot to everyone at Absolute Bikes, I had the pleasure of renting a brand new Specialized cross bike that got put to use on both tarmac-ed and dirt roads. Friendly service in the shop included great local tips for a fantastic route.

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

I had a ball riding my Kona MTB rental around S Mountain and Mt. Princeton. The bike was perfect for the mellow off-road riding I had planned, and I got several unsolicited "nice bike" comments while tooling around town. The trail map included with the...More

Thank Blueridgebiker
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