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6 Things You Need to Know About Jumping

UPDATED ARTICLE HERE Imagine smokin’ down the trail, skimming over rock-gardens, floating over roots, clearing gaps … braaaap!  Not only is jumping a super cool skill that will impress all your friends, it’s actually quite practical! Oh, and it’s wicked fun. Why torture yourself with

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Suspension Setup, 4 Easy Steps

Getting your suspension setup correctly can make a huge difference to how well your mountain bike performs.  Follow our 4 step guide to get your suspension dialed like the pros.  Grab a friend, your bike, shock pump and notebook to get started … STEP 1.

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The Secret to Switchbacks Success

Author: Aaron Lucy Switchbacks tend to be corners with a lot of personality. Often an unpleasant personality and trust me, they don’t care what you think of them! They are best approached with a healthy dose of caution, but if treated with respect you’ll often

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How to Ride a Short Steep Descent

At some time or another you’re bound to come across a steep transition.  These can be quite intimidating without a solid plan of action.  Using the following 6 steps,  you’ll find these quite easy and fun!   Ninja Coach Hannah Levine demonstrates the correct technique

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How to Ride Over a Log, 4 Steps

Whether intentionally placed or the result of nature, logs are a common obstacle on trails.  Smaller logs are easy to ride over, but larger logs, or logs that are partially elevate off the ground can be an intimidating obstacle.  The skill is relatively simple if

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Front Brake Mystery Explained

As beginner mountain bike riders we learn very quickly that the front brake is more powerful than the rear brake.  Many new riders refrain from even using their front brake due to that one time they grabbed it too hard and ended up flying over

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We’re Hiring / Mountain Bike Instructors Wanted

Ninja Mountain Bike Performance is growing! As we expand our programs across the US, we are actively seeking qualified mountain bike instructors to join our team.  If you’d like to teach in your home state and/or the surrounding area, we want to talk to you!

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Welcome Captain of Global Development

Please join us in welcoming to the Ninja Family, Hannah Levine.  Hannah will be the driving force behind Ninja camps, clinics and destination adventures on the east coast and beyond.  With an official job title of Captain of Global Development, we’ve got big things planned

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We’re Sorry, But We’re Closing

For the third year in row, we’re shutting down our website on Black Friday to encourage our employees, our customers, and our communities to #optoutside. We are joining REI in this movement because we, too, believe that being outside (and on our bikes) makes us

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Low-Speed, Steep Transitions

This is a low-speed skills used rolling down steep transitions (wheels on the ground).  It could be used for a rock step, the back side of a pile of logs, or any other steep change in grade.  This is a low-speed maneuver and differs from

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Ninja Photo Contest Winner: August

Ninja Mountain Bike Performance presents a new monthly photo contest where entrants are eligible to receive a $50 Ninja Mountain Bike Performance gift card! PLUS the winning photo will be featured by Ninja Mountain Bike Performance on social media and the web. Every month, one

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How to Corner Like a Pro, 7 Steps

Learning how to corner correctly will make riding a heck of a lot more fun while doing wonders to increase your speed and efficiency.   To help you get started with stepping up your cornering game, we’ve broken the skill broken down into 7 steps:

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