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Little RIPAs Sessions

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Let your kids Ride!

Let the kids ride their mountain bikes! Ride In Peace Adventures we want see the mini shredders rippin’ on the trails.

To help we have LITTLE RIPAs holiday camps and after school blocks to get the wheels rolling. 

We also offer Private sessions, half day (3 hours) or why not book a party for groups of 4 to 8, for kids aged 8 – 80!  

We like to match the trails and facilities we teach on, to the age and ability of the riders, so we pick between a number of local trail centres depending on what we’re doing.


Go MTB is a mountain bike achievement award by Cycling Scotland that enables you to advance your technical riding skills as well as learning how to look after yourself, your bike, the environment and other people, with four themes to the Award and five levels of achieve. Go MTB teaches you more than just technical skills, it aims to teach you everything you need to know to ride the Scottish hills and mountains.


Our RIPA coaching sessions are aimed at kids wanting to take their cycling skills from schools BikeAbility Award to develop into GO MTB riding techniques.

We create custom sessions, suited to their age, ability, aims and conditions for riding. 

Little RIPAs - bikes on rack - Aboyne bike park rock garden


Go MTB level 1 & 2

Getting started with pedalling

Stopping using brakes

Manoeuvring safely, avoiding obstacles 

Cone of movement and readying position (seated and standing),

Changing gears

Effective braking

Simple cornering & steering

Ascending and descending on easy terrain

Our beginner sessions are aimed at teaching core skills on Green and Blue graded runs.


Go MTB level 3

Track stands and slow speed techniques

Developing braking techniques

Riding trail obstacles (roots, rocks steeper terrain)



Spectrum and line choice

Power assisted front wheel lifts front

Manuals and rear wheel lifts

Intermediate sessions are aimed at developing your core skills using Green, Blue and Red runs.


Go MTB level 4 & 5

Advanced braking techniques,

Cornering spectrum and line choice

Advanced ascending and descending on longer and steeper terrain

Riding trail obstacles (roots and rocks)

Developing power assisted front wheel lifts

Manuals and rear wheel lifts


Drop offs and jumping

Our advanced sessions let you master your core skills riding Orange, Red and Black runs.


Join the fun during the kids school holidays. 

Easter  – Tastiers

Summer  – skills and guided ride

October  – Challenge session 


During the summer month and long school terms we provide beginner, intermediate and Academy sessions.

May to June 

August to October 


To help female mountain bike participation we are offering Girls only sessions.

Girls only skills sessions aimed at learning and developing mountain bike techniques while having fun with like-minded trail friends.

These cover the same Go MTB skills as our mixed sessions.
For all levels of abilities, experience and fitness welcome.

Kids that RIP and Shred

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