Ninja Mountain Bike Race Team

ANNOUNCEMENT  Ninja Mountain Bike Race Team You already train together. You suffer up Z-climb repeats together. You do standing Pershings together. You all face “The Wall” together. You already cheer each other on at the monthly TT/Fitness Tests… And now, we’re making it so you can race together… Yes, that’s right! You asked for it Read More →

One-On-One Mountain Bike Skills Sessions

Have you already attended one of our skills clinics and now want to focus on mastering just one or two specific skills?  Is your schedule jam packed and preventing you from attending the scheduled group clinics? Or maybe you’re even a one-man (or woman!) wolfpack that just doesn’t like being in a group setting at Read More →

Secret Techniques to Effective Braking

Much of a Pro mountain biker’s control, skill and speed lies in the way they use their brakes and the way they set-up their brake controls on the bars. Modern mountain bikes with hydraulic disc brakes, have brake levers that are specially designed to be used by one finger only in all situations.  Moving your Read More →

Balboa Park Mountain Bike TT (Time Trial / Fitness Test) 07/25/13

Results: Spoke Grenade Balboa Park Mountain Bike TT (Time Trial / Fitness Test) 07/25/13 Rider Name Start Time Finsih Time July TT Time PR Aaron 6:43:00 6:54:08 0:11:08 James Vo 6:44:00 6:56:13 0:12:13 Henry H 6:46:00 6:58:44 0:12:44 Ryan Brown 6:43:30 6:56:22 0:12:52 0:00:48 Todd 6:44:30 6:57:28 0:12:58 0:00:13 Doug Stewart 6:45:00 6:58:41 0:13:41 0:00:30 Read More →

Balboa Park TT (Time Trial / Fitness Test) 06/20/13

Results: Spoke Grenade Balboa Park TT (Time Trial / Fitness Test) 06/20/13 Place Rider Name Start Time Finish Time June TT Time Personal Record Men 1 Kyle Wills 6:44:00 6:56:23 0:12:23 2 Benjamin 6:45:00 6:58:07 0:13:07 3 Todd 6:47:30 7:00:41 0:13:11 4 Steve 6:48:30 7:01:51 0:13:21 5 Ryan Brown 6:42:00 6:55:40 0:13:40 6 Joe YoungLincoln Read More →

Quick n’ Dirty Course Preview (Efficiency and Flow) June 22

For those ninjas-in-training that want test their skills in a race environment–and have a blast doing it–I recommend participating in the Quick n’ Dirty Race Series. The course is fast, fun, beginner friendly, and spectator friendly due to its multiple loops. To ride like a ninja you must have great skill; to race like a Read More →

Results from the Spoke Grenade Balboa Park TT (Time Trial / Fitness Test) 05/23/13

Results: Spoke Grenade Balboa Park TT (Time Trial / Fitness Test) 05/23/13 Place Rider Name Seed Order Start Time Finsih Time TT Time Overall Place Men 1 Justin Taylor 1 6:45:00 6:55:57 0:10:57 1 2 Devin Young 5 6:47:00 7:00:10 0:13:10 2 3 Nicco Salvador 2 6:46:00 6:59:29 0:13:29 3 4 Scott Schwartz 11 6:50:00 Read More →

San Diego Mountain Bike Skills Teams Up with Tri Club San Diego

San Diego Mountain Bike Skills Coach Richard La China is now teaming up with Tri Club San Diego to encourage more triathletes to get off the pavement and into the dirt.  All TCSD members are invited to join our free Tuesday evening mountain bike workouts. Workouts vary from endurance, aerobic to anaerobic including efforts to Read More →

Quick n’ Dirty Course Preview May 20

Quick & Dirty MTB Race Series

For those ninjas-in-training that want test their skills in a race environment–and have a blast doing it–I  recommend participating in the Quick n’ Dirty Race Series. The course is fast, fun, beginner friendly, and spectator friendly due to its multiple loops. To ride like a ninja you must have great skill; to race like a Read More →

Top 10 Ways to Go Faster on Your Mountain Bike

We often get asked how to go faster on your mountain bike, check out our top 10 tips tips to get you smokin’ down the trail. With practice, these tips will help you ride with more confidence, momentum, efficiency and control. 1. Keep your weight centered on the bike. If the bicycle were removed from Read More →

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