Thrive Bike

We aim to help the amazing community thrive by bringing mountain bike events to Ballater.

Our next event is on

 20th-22nd September 2024

Join us for the weekend in beautiful Ballater, Aberdeenshire

What we’re about


We have over 20 of the world’s top Mountain Bike and Accessory Brands showcasing their latest products and models…Thrive is a unique opportunity to demo ride the top MTB models back to back.To book a demo, all the information you need is  on the Demo Rides page or contact Cycle Highlands

For the Family

We are a family friendly event…The Clan Stunt Show, funfair, climbing wall, sender ramps, soft play, soft archery, wood carving – you name it, we have it…

Food and Drink

Whether you are riding, playing or watching, refuelling is key…we have a range of amazing food offerings, all provided by local Aberdeenshire businesses

The Local Environment

We love our environment and community – we will be joined by Forestry Land Scotland, Nature Scot, Police Scotland, Mountain Rescue to mention a few. You can find out what the Aberdeenshire Trail Association is working on or how you can help Aboyne Bike Park.

Thrive, Ballater
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