3 Things That Will Make You Faster Today

Going fast on your mountain bike isn’t just about pedaling faster – it’s about being smooth! Using only what you have right now — your bike, your mind, and your body — you can unlock secret speed when you’re out riding with your friends, or even on a race course. That’s right, you don’t have Read More →

9 Steps to Riding with Your Significant Other

We aren’t usually in the business of offering relationship advice but when it comes to riding with your +1, we have a few suggestions to help you both start and finish your ride still smiling! We understand that every (riding) relationship is different so think of these guidelines as a solid starting point. Ready to Read More →

Creek Crossings – 9 Tips to Avoid a Dip

If you’re like me, you never gave up stomping through puddles on a rainy day. Fast-forward a few decades and now we get to trade our galoshes for bike tires. Creeks, brooks, rivers, or streams… every moving body of water poses an exciting (and sometimes refreshing!) challenge on your mountain bike and a chance to Read More →

Getting Back On The Horse, 11 Tips

Okay, so maybe you’ve been off the bike for a while.  Maybe a really loooong while.  Maybe you were injured, work got crazy or life just got in the way.  It happens. Don’t fret! You can still get back on the horse bike! Before you go riding off into the sunset, take a minute to Read More →

Ease the Freeze with 8 Cold Weather Riding Tips

By Jeremiah Stone The days are cold and it’s dark by 5pm. We’re becoming one with the couch as cookie crumbs gather on our sweatpants, scrolling through Instagram and dreaming of riding, but staying inside because “EW, IT’S COLD!” Can you relate? Well it’s time to snap out of it because with the proper gear Read More →

Top 5 ‘Must Know’ Ninja Tips of 2018

Let’s take a trip down memory lane and look at the most popular Ninja Articles from 2018! #1 Manual Machine The manual is a useful skill for lofting your front wheel over an obstacle, but if you’re like most mountain bike mortals then  learning to manual is much easier said than done! Enter the Manual Read More →

Dirt Lovers’ Holiday Gift Guide

It’s official: we’re just a few advent calendar chocolates away from the big day! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite mountain bike gear and gifts so you can shop for the dirt lover in your life… or strategically leave this article open in your browser for a not-so-subtle hint that THIS is what you Read More →

10 Steps to Having a Wheelie Fun Time

The wheelie is really a useful riding skill, particularly for getting over trail obstacles, as well as a great way to practice balance and bike control. But maybe even more importantly than that (for all the attention-seekers out there) it looks cool.  Wanna be YouTube-famous?  You gotta learn to do a wheelie. This skill is Read More →

6 Unexpected Ways to Find Your Flow

What is Flow? You know that feeling when everything just clicks and you are one with your bike, the trail, the universe?  You lose all sense of time as you’re fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process.  Hello, Flow.  So nice to see you again. Turns out Read More →

Sorry, We’re Closing our Doors

Yep, we’re shutting it all down. Website (it’s dark) Phone calls (going to voicemail) Inbox (ignore) LiveChat (crickets) Smoke signals (hmm… maybe!?) 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. Read More →

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