Armor Up with 5 Types of Protective MTB Gear

Have you been feeling stronger on the bike, doing your homework, and stepping up your skills? With great skills progression comes great responsibility…to keep yourself intact! So let’s take a moment to do a quick inventory on your protective gear to make sure your equipment and body are progressing with your skills. 1. The Lid Read More →

A MOUNTAIN BIKING STIMULUS PACKAGE

Looking for ways to stimulate your riding experience during quarantine? Today we’ve got a plan for creating your very own Mountain Biking Stimulus Package. Mountain Biking Stimulus Package [noun], defined as: A set of actions by a mountain biker that is intended to encourage improved biking experience and/or improved skills. Investing a little right now Read More →

Scratch’s Top 5 Reasons to Love Your Dropper Post

Dropper posts are easily one of the best bike inventions ever. If you already ride with one (and use it), try riding without one and see how much you miss it. You’ll never take your dropper post for granted again! On the flip side, if you don’t have a dropper post you’re missing out. They Read More →

6 Tips for Riding Blind

“Riding Blind” is when we ride a trail for the first time. It brings a new dynamic of opportunities and things to consider, and is one of the most fantastic experiences when done safely. We’re here to help you unleash your inner Steezy Wonder to make the most of that first ride! 1. Do Your Read More →

Trail Vision with Scratch Episode 1: Sedona, AZ

I was told years ago that “you can only go as fast as you can see” and that has stuck with me ever since. Today, let’s take it one step further and update that advice to say “you can only go as fast as what you can see”. This, my friends, is trail vision.  Trail Read More →

6 Tips for Preventing and Diagnosing Bike Noises

If you spend time watching professional MTB videos, you may notice that they all have crystal clear audio that makes it seem as though riding is done in near silence in an almost ethereal state. Well, if you’ve ever ridden a bike, you know that’s just not true. What about the heavy breathing? Or the 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 →

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 →

8 Moves to Master Anywhere

On your bike, the whole world is your playground and we’re not just talking about trails. Parking lots, grass fields, trailheads, driveways; they’re all prime spots for playing on your bike… and progressing. These 8 moves will develop your balance, control, strength, and coordination inching you closer to that feeling of your bike being an Read More →

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