History Made: Ninja Instructor Retreat

What happens when 37 Ninja Instructors from 17 states gather in one place for 5 days and you add a mini bike park, a jump line, 1 outdoor shower, and 547 cups of coffee? Ninja’s first ever Instructor Retreat. The goal was simple: to join forces to further develop the Ninja curriculum so it’s clear Read More →

Mountain Biking is like Mexican Food – Dirt Rag Feature

Dirt Rag Magazine showed up to a 2-Day Camp in Stokesville, Virginia and left with the key ingredients for a margarita-worthy feast. “Every time I thought I had my weight forward or backward, or was turning with my belly button, or keeping my eyes up and scanning, it was pointed out that I was not. Read More →

Ninja Celebrates Women’s MTB Day

Ninjas all over the country celebrated IMBA’s Women’s MTB Day on May 4th with high fives, happy dances and a hefty dose of getting rowdy on the trails. From Santos, Florida to Bend, Oregon to Stokesville, Virginia, the force was especially strong at our Women’s Fundamentals Clinics where riders took their love of mountain biking Read More →

8 Tips for Riding with Kids

By Teri Ayotte We bought our kids balance bikes before they could walk, played bike videos on YouTube instead of cartoons, and moved them up a wheel size way too early because “they’ll grow into it”. Why? Because as mountain biker parents it’s more than just teaching our kids a sport. We want to share Read More →

10 Yoga Moves for Mountain Bikers

By Jeremiah Stone Do you ever wake up feeling like the Tin Man from Wizard of Oz? If only there was a can of oil to make it all feel right again! Luckily, we have the next best thing to get your body loose and ready to ride. Here are 10 Yoga moves for mountain Read More →

21 Signs You’re a Mountain Biker

1. You get back from vacation and look like you got in a bar fight….with a pile of rocks. 2. You’re shocked that some people use their garages for cars. 3. You know your preferred front and rear tire pressure down to a fraction, but you can’t remember your significant other’s birthday. 4. Case, send, Read More →

Reading the Dirt

By Jeremiah Stone One of the best parts about mountain biking is traveling to new places and exploring new trails. We’re all familiar with our local trails, but what about all the other surfaces you might encounter? Here are some of the most famous (and infamous) trail surfaces and how they affect your riding. Rule Read More →

5 Steps for Pre-Ride Prep

By Jeremiah Stone The iconic words of AC/DC ring true once again… “For Those About to Rock, We Salute You!” It’s on, you’ve got a date with destiny and it’s time to ride. But before you saddle up, you should develop your pre-ride routine to set the stage for your next great trail experience. Here Read More →

7 Steps to Riding the Wet

We’ve officially entered one of our favorite seasons… the birds are chirping, the days are longer, and, depending on where you are, you might be seeing the ground for the first time in months. The good news: it’s time to get back on your bike. The bad news: the weather can be finicky. But your Read More →

Ninja Adventure Spotlight: Moab

By Jeremiah Stone There’s a little town in the Utah desert that holds a special place in my heart, calling me to shred like some sort of religious pilgrimage. Behold: Moab, Utah. The red rock walls and the extra-terrestrial landscape of the trails will blow you away and cleanse your soul. Join Ninja for a Read More →

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