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 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

“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 →

Finding Joy at Every Turn

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 →

Trails 2 Ales Podcast “Sharpens the Saw” with Ninja

Every Wednesday the Trails 2 Ales Podcast dives into “a Bike Thing, a Beer Thing, and a Bonus Thing.” They joined us for two Ninja skills events in Stokesville, VA and guess what?! Last week’s “Bike Thing” was all about their experience! Have a listen to find out about “sharpening the saw”, their biggest takeaways, Read More →

5 Moves to Knock Out “Knee Cave”

Last month, Ninja Instructor and Personal Trainer Bekah Rottenberg helped us understand how adding strength training to your routine will have you reaping huge benefits on the bike (check it out here). Today Bekah’s giving us the tools to tackle a serious challenge for many riders, one that impacts the most important position in mountain Read More →

Shred the Red in Sedona

By Jeremiah Stone “Rojo Velcro” is the term the locals use to describe that perfect ribbon of red singletrack that winds through the beautiful high desert setting in Sedona, Arizona. With hundreds of miles of this “shred carpet” (another well-deserved name for the trails) and a town a full of sights, food, and entertainment, this Read More →

Ninja’s Turning 9!

It’s hard to believe it’s been 9 years since the first Ninja Instructors gathered on a sunny fall afternoon to translate what they knew about riding into a teaching curriculum. Those instructors focused on sharing both their success and failures and pushing one another to a common goal. What was that goal? To help others Read More →

Ninja in the News: MTBR Review

Our friends at MTBR joined us for a 2-Day Camp to dive into the Ninja experience, tune up skills, and answer the big question: “Can you really get anything out of skills instruction after twenty years of riding?” So… let’s find out! The A-Ha Moment One of my favorite techniques coming away from an NMBP Read More →

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