2017 Team Ninja Sponsored Riders

2017 is already shaping up to be Team Ninja’s Best Year Ever! Not only do we have our largest and most diverse (in terms of age, gender, discipline, and experience) group of riders to date, but we also have two super talented groups of riders representing our Ambassador Program and Elite Team. Both of these Read More →

Join Team Ninja

Do you like to ride your bike? Do you love to ride your bike? Do you like puppies?  If you answered yes to any or all of these questions then we should be teammates! Team Ninja is seeking more like-minded cyclists to share in the fun of riding on two wheels. We’d love for you Read More →

Going Up? Four Kinds of Climbing

There are lots of ways to skin a cat, and four ways to get up a climb. Here they are: use often, and in any combination you need.  1. Seated Climb The first type of climb is the seated climb. It’s used for fire roads or trails with mellow grades. It’s a smooth and steady Read More →

Give Your Bike A Break

By: Richard La China | USAC Certified Cycling Coach I can’t believe Fall is already here again. The days are getting shorter, the shelves at Trader Joe’s are lined with pumpkin spiced everything, and football is on tv almost every night.  It’s tempting to let some cobwebs grow on your bike as you push all Read More →

Home On The Front Range

A Learning Experience In Colorado By: Aaron Lucy | Lead Skills Instructor Recently, after a decade and a half of sun baked fire road climbs in Southern California, I decided it would be a good idea to lead a more oxygen inhibited lifestyle and move to Colorado. Denver to be precise. A quick survey of my newly Read More →

Ninjas Love RedMonkey Grips

Ninja Mountain Bike Performance Instructors and Team Ninja Racers Riding RedMonkey in 2017 For the 2017 season, Ninja Mountain Bike Performance instructors and Team Ninja Elite racers are pleased and proud to be riding RedMonkey Grips. Thanks to generous support from RedMonkey Sports, all Ninja handlebars will be fashionable and functional. “The RedMonkey silicone grip Read More →

How to Ride a Log Rollover

This skill is used rolling over a pile of logs.   The face of the log pile can either be a small ramp made of logs or dirt. This is a low-speed skill and differs from riding over a log (when no log ramp exists) or jumping a log (high-speed skill). In this skill, our Read More →

Team Ninja 2016 Year End Party!

It’s Party Time!! Join us for the annual Team Ninja Party! Thursday November 3 :: 6-9pm We’d love for you to come join us at our official Team Ninja End-of-the-2016-Season-and-Beginning-of-the-2017-Season Party. We’ll be reliving the glory days of this past year (like our team race results, our community outreach projects, and more), having an awards Read More →

Lee’s Cyclery Hosts Ninja Skills Clinics

There is something very special about Lee’s Cyclery in Fort Collins, Co..  You’ll love their immense selection of drool-worthy bikes, fantastic service, and selection of top quality threads.  But what really sets this place apart is their 50 plus year history of serving the Fort Collins area. Lee’s Cyclery was founded in 1963 with the Read More →

All Upgrades Are Virtually Worthless Without This

By: Richard La China | USAC Certified Cycling Coach “Preparation” is a simple concept, yet one that is often forgotten by cyclists—either accidentally or on-purpose—and eschewed for something “easier”: a lighter frame, carbon wheels, a new supplement, time in a CVAC pod. Certainly, those things are helpful, but without a good, trained engine, they are Read More →