We are young ecuadorian mountain bikers, who believe in promoting Ecuador's tourism industry.

We are engaged and committed to the growth of mountain biking in EC, as well as the development of responsible tourism within. 

Ride Ecuador believes in sustainable tourism practices as well as employing locals who share and support our values.

We want to lead by example, and aim to become one of the strongest precursors in trail building throughout our area.

 

 

Our team

  Mateo Cuesta Mateo is the founder of Ride Ecuador and also one of the main guides. Has been mountain biking for nearly 15 years and his love for his country has been amplified by working in Ecuador’s tourism industry for the past 4 years. Loves exploring the endless possibilities that is our country and is passionate and committed about mountain biking & trail building in Ecuador.

 

Mateo Cuesta

Mateo is the founder of Ride Ecuador and also one of the main guides. Has been mountain biking for nearly 15 years and his love for his country has been amplified by working in Ecuador’s tourism industry for the past 4 years. Loves exploring the endless possibilities that is our country and is passionate and committed about mountain biking & trail building in Ecuador.

  Mauricio Gaibor Has been involved with Ecuador’s Bolivar province and its tourism and mountain biking for about a decade. He promotes and manages mountain biking events such as the famous Mama Rumi DH Race, and is currently involved with adventure tourism in his city of San Miguel, Bolivar.

 

Mauricio Gaibor

Has been involved with Ecuador’s Bolivar province and its tourism and mountain biking for about a decade. He promotes and manages mountain biking events such as the famous Mama Rumi DH Race, and is currently involved with adventure tourism in his city of San Miguel, Bolivar.

  Andrés Sotomayor Andrés “Soto” Sotomayor has been involved in DH racing for almost 20 years and MX before that. He is one of the precursors in organizing races like his famous ‘La Paz Megavalanche DH Race’ near Cuenca city. More recently he launched Ecuador’s 1st Enduro National Championship. Loves exploring and finding new trails to ride on, and is a hardcore trail/pump track builder.  

 

Andrés Sotomayor

Andrés “Soto” Sotomayor has been involved in DH racing for almost 20 years and MX before that. He is one of the precursors in organizing races like his famous ‘La Paz Megavalanche DH Race’ near Cuenca city. More recently he launched Ecuador’s 1st Enduro National Championship. Loves exploring and finding new trails to ride on, and is a hardcore trail/pump track builder.
 

    Manuel Cobo Manuel loves the outdoors, biking, climbing, etc. He has lots of experience with adventure guiding and has worked as an Instructor for NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School), Manuel is devoted to the development of MTB in Ecuador through trail building and community projects. Manuel is also one of the main MTB guides for Ride Ecuador.

 

 

Manuel Cobo

Manuel loves the outdoors, biking, climbing, etc. He has lots of experience with adventure guiding and has worked as an Instructor for NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School), Manuel is devoted to the development of MTB in Ecuador through trail building and community projects. Manuel is also one of the main MTB guides for Ride Ecuador.