Why We Had to Change Our Name

What’s in a name? Everything! (Sorry, Shakespeare. We’ll just have to agree to disagree on this one.) That’s why, as we bring all of our coaches’ talents under our Ninja umbrella, we are changing our name to properly reflect what we do. Ninja Mountain Bike Skills is now Ninja Mountain Bike Performance. At Ninja Mountain Read More →

IMBA’s Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Saturday, October 3, 2015 IMBA will celebrate its twelfth-annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day (TKMBD) on Saturday, October 3, 2015.  This is a great opportunity for you to share your passion for pedaling with kids! What is Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day? TKMBD, developed and coordinated by IMBA, strives to encourage communities around Read More →

Leadville 100 MTB Pre-rides

The Leadville 100 is known as a “fire road” course that even includes some paved sections. Sure, it may be at 10,000 feet, but it doesn’t sound too technical, right? It’s not like the twisty single track of BC or Bend, so pre-rides aren’t really necessary, right? Wrong. Like, SO WRONG. Whether it’s your first Read More →

Jumping Mini-clinic

Are you ready to take your mountain biking to the the next level, literally? Learn the fundamentals of jumping your mountain bike in a safe setting with pro rider / mountain bike coach Coach Richard La China. Class is limited to 10 riders and will take you through a series of progressions that will have Read More →

Gift Cards

Gift Certificates are now available for all Mountain Bike Skills Courses and Camps. This truly life changing gift will be greatly appreciated by the recipient and is the perfect choice for birthdays, holidays, or any other gift-giving occasion! Order your Gift Cards today!  

How To: Ride Faster And Smoother

There are a few techniques you can use to go faster on your mountain bike that won’t have you out busting your butt on intervals or hard workouts. Although those would help, too! Using just what you have now–your bike, your mind, and your body—you can unlock secret speed when you’re out riding with your Read More →

Mountain Bike Camp Update

It’s time to increase your mountain bike confidence! Our next Mountain Bike Camp is just around the corner and we are getting a TON of questions about these three-day adventures. We figure that if some of you have questions, then all (ok, at least most) of you have questions. So, to answer them, we’ve put Read More →

How To Ride A Wheelie On Your Mountain Bike

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 →

Ninjas are Heading Back to Arizona

We’re heading back for another taste of the region’s distinct singletrack. Join us we partner with local shop Landis Cyclery to offer skills clinics at every level. We’ll be riding at the famous Papago Park — home to beautiful sandstone buttes and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This venue has features that Read More →

Saturday Night Social Combines Fine-Tuning With Friendly Folks and Free Food

At the beginning of every Ninja Mountain Bike Skills clinic, we talk about ways to improve your riding by improving the positioning and adjustment of your shifters, brakes, suspension, saddle and more.   To really dial in your cockpit, with your rider specific settings, can easily require more time then is available during the clinics. That’s Read More →

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