Becky Jo Steele and Koda Bear

Welcome Ninja Coordinator of Shred Becky Steele

We are thrilled to announce the latest addition to the Ninja squad, Becky Jo Steele. In her role as the Coordinator of Shred, Becky is the logistical genius coordinating all of the behind-the-scenes details that go into a successful Ninja clinic.  Keeping customers supported, coaches

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Instructor Bernadette Checks her Tire Pressure

How To Do A Basic Bike Check in 13 Easy Steps

Things on your bike can change from one ride to another – bolts loosen, tire pressure changes, parts wear down – and taking the time to regularly glance over your bike can be the difference between a quick fix vs. a pricey bike shop visit

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8 Key Steps to Jumping Your Mountain Bike

To really become good at jumping your mountain bike you must first understand the various types of jumps and related terminology.  From there, it’s time to understand the what, why and how of jumping. And once you’ve got all that dialed, learn how to apply

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Mountain Bike Sun Valley in the Lupine

4 Tips for Finding Your Next Bike – “The One”

A few reasons you might be looking for “The One”… Your friends are disappearing to seek new singletrack and you’ve been left behind plateauing with your boring old partner. You’re just entering the market for the first time and are astonished by the sheer number

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mountain biking in sand

Top 10 Tips to Riding in Sand With Confidence

  (Photo courtesy of First Tracks Productions) Riding in sand can be challenging and even a little scary, which makes it a frequently discussed topic at our desert teaching locations (looking at you Arizona and Nevada!).  Doesn’t it seem like those sandy patches always appear

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Ninja Jumping Clinic in Bend

5 Things Ninja Doesn’t Tell You About Their Camps

Even though I’ve been riding for seven years, I’ve never had any formal skills instruction and was counting down the days until the opportunity came knocking at the Ninja clinic in Bend, OR. Since I started working with Ninja I’ve read the curriculum, gone through

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5 Pieces of Bad Mountain Biking Advice

Maybe you’ve heard it, maybe you’ve even offered it. Advice given out on the trail can be downright terrible with frustrating and  painful results. Here are the five worst pieces of riding advice we’ve heard out on the trails. 1. “The bike knows what to

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TKMBD Skinny Practice

Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day with Ninja

Saturday, October 6th, IMBA is celebrating its fourteenth-annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day (TKMBD) and this is a great opportunity for you to share your passion for pedaling with the next generation of Ninjas! This will be our 8th year celebrating in San Diego

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Photo: Chris Reichel

Fall in Love with these 4 Adventure Clinics

You had big goals for the Summer of 2018; you were finally going to take your riding to the next level and put it to the test on a grand adventure. Summer may have snuck away from you, but you still have plenty of opportunities

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Ninja Lead Instructor Sue Clifford shot by Mike Hitelman

Decision-Making Made Easy in Stowe, Vermont

You have options when it comes to where you take your mountain bike for a weekend getaway. We are here to make that decision easy for you.  Pack your bags. It’s time to get away to Stowe, Vermont. It didn’t take much convincing for us

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Rock (Squirrel?) Dodge Technique

Have you ever been riding down the trail, turned your front wheel to avoid a large rock and then BUMP, your back wheel hits that same darn rock you were trying to avoid?  As you’ve likely figured out, the back wheel doesn’t follow the same

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Saying ‘I Do’ to the Kingdom Trails in Vermont

We cordially invite you to celebrate the union of Kingdom Trials and Ninja Mountain Bike Performance.  That’s right – another EPIC trail network added to our lineup of bucket list events. It’s rare to find an area that truly has it all; stunning vistas, trails

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