5 Tips for Tackling Technical Climbs

Let’s turn that frustrated frown upside down! A lot more goes into technical climbing than just “pedal and pray”!  Getting your bike up and over technical terrain requires you to use multiple tools in your riding toolbox usually in quick succession, at low speed and with precision.  Let’s break down the art of technical climbing Read More →

These MTB Trends Might Surprise You

A personal reflection on “what’s in” and “what’s out” from Ninja’s Captain of Global Development Regardless of whether you are celebrating 2020 as the start of a new decade, or just another new year, January seems like a great time to reflect, am I right? This month I’ve been reflecting back on my progress as Read More →

6 Moves to Boost Balance & Improve Your Riding

Ninja Instructor and Personal Trainer Bekah Rottenberg recently inspired us to add strength training to our routine so we can reap huge benefits on the bike (check it out here). Since January is all about new year’s resolutions and (for many of us) limited riding opportunities, Bekah’s back to share her favorite 6 moves to boost your balance and Read More →

The Top 5 “Must Know” Ninja Tips of 2019

Let’s take a spin down memory lane with the 5 most read / shared / liked / commented Ninja skills articles of 2019. #1 How do you maintain flow and momentum through corners and switchbacks? It’s a huge challenge for many riders and the Pre-Turn is a game-changing technique that you can start using today! Read More →

Sleigh The Holidays With The 2019 Ninja Gift Guide

Are you compiling your personal wish list for Santa? Or wondering what to get the special mountain biker in your life this holiday season? Don’t fret. We’ve got you covered with a wide variety of gift ideas to help you spread some holiday cheer – Ninja style! Put Some Bling On It You gotta look Read More →

5 Tips For Jumping Success From Instructor Scratch

“I learned the hard way so you don’t have to.” Jumping tips from Ninja Instructor Jeremiah “Scratch” Stone. My relationship with jumping bikes started young and blossomed over three decades of boosting every single thing I could find or build. As a kid, I liberated wheelbarrows full of dirt from my Mama’s garden to build Read More →

6 Ways to Spread Trail Magic / The MTB Edition

The term “Trail Magic” is most often associated with the Appalachian Trail and refers to seemingly small, but largely impactful acts of kindness that happen trail-side (picking up trash, offering up extra food, being nice to strangers). This year, we’d like to introduce you to the Mountain Bike Edition of Trail Magic and 6 simple Read More →

DIY Manual Machine Plans: Free Download

The manual is a useful skill for lofting your front wheel over an obstacle. Yes, lofting as opposed to lifting. Once you know how to manual you’ll start to see the trail from a different perspective. You’ll no longer have to ride over small trail obstacles, you’ll be able to effortlessly loft the front end Read More →

Instructor Insights On The Simple Joys of Riding

As we enter the season of reflection and gratitude, we’re taking the time to focus on the joys found in the everyday mountain biking experience.  We’re not talking about the epic once-in-a-lifetime bike adventures –  these are all the tiny joys that keep us returning to the bike day after day; the smell of the trail, Read More →

Sorry, but we’re closing

We’re shutting it all down… Website (dark)Phone (voicemail)Inbox (ignore)LiveChat (crickets)Smoke signals (hmm… maybe!?)  For the fifth year in a row, this Black Friday we encourage our employees, our customers, and our communities to #OptOutside.  We joined this movement because we believe that being outside (and on our bikes) makes us our best selves. Our bodies are Read More →