Top 5 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 →

Top 10 Ways to Stay Motivated to Ride

Let’s be honest, we all have those days when it’s a struggle to hoist ourselves off the couch and into the saddle.  Motivation levels fluctuate for everyone and it’s important to know that’s completely normal.  Sometimes we have to take a minute to revisit our love for dirt to reignite our motivation.   Here are our Read More →

Welcome Coordinator of Shred!

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 at the top of their game and communities engaged is Read More →

Bike check, One, Two….is this thing working?!

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 or lots of miles vs. stopping every mile to fix Read More →

The What, Why, and How of 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 your new understanding of jumping mechanics to all the different Read More →

MTBer Desperately Seeking “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 of options, bells, and whistles. “Ahem… That button does what?!” Read More →

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