Colorado Springs Travel Guide
Challenge Unlimited. This is a great outfitter for bike tours throughout Colorado, including the daily 20-mile bike tour down Pikes Peak from May through mid-October. The tours include helmets and bikes. Other trips combine biking and zip-lining. 204 S. 24th St., Colorado Springs, CO, 80904. 800/798–5954. www.bikithikit.com.
Pikes Peak Mountain Bike Tours. The guides with this company will take you to the top of Pikes Peak, then let you ride all the way down on one of their lightweight mountain bikes. An alternative tour is the 20-mile tour on Upper Gold Camp Road, which is a self-paced downhill ride along an old railroad tract converted to a hiking–bicycling trail that cuts through the mountains. Another option allows you to saddle up and pedal down, a partnership with the Stables at the Broadmoor. 306 S. 25th St., Colorado Springs, CO. 888/593–3062. www.bikepikespeak.com.