November Ninja Newsletter

In this Newsletter… • Skills Tips for November – Steep Descents • Ninjas are Heading to Orange County • Professional Bike Fits – What You Need to Know • Team Ninja Information Meeting • Zumwalt’s Bike Shop Year End Clearance • How to Host Your Own Skills Clinic • Women’s Only Skills Clinics • Ninja Read More →

Does Your Bike Fit?

By Kristen Gross (Team Ninja) I mean really fit. Because let me tell you, there’s a lot more to it than a couple measurements and turns of the allen keys. I haven’t had a fit in a few years, and with a nagging pain in my left knee I thought it would be best to Read More →

G2 Bike Hosts Ninja Mountain Bike Skills This January

Ninja Mountain Bike Skills is excited to announce we’re hitting the road again! This time, we’ve got Orange County in our sights, and we are thrilled to partner with G2 Bike to offer three clinics on the January 18–19, 2014 weekend. This cyclist’s dream shop has got something for everyone—you can head over to pick Read More →

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day is a Huge Success

We had a FANTASTIC afternoon for IMBA’s annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day. Thanks to all the kids who came out to try the skinnies, practice their feed zone technique, work on their cornering and perfect their Ninja Positions! We loved riding with you! Special thanks to the parents who helped us make the Read More →

Free Kids Mountain Bike Skills Rodeo | October 5, 2013

October 5 is the International Mountain Biking Association’s Annual “Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day.” Now in its 10th year, IMBA suggests adding an extra invite to the moms, too!   San Diego Mountain Bike Skills & Crank Cycling are proud to working with IMBA to bring this free clinic to the youth of San Read More →

Ride Like a Ninja

By: Kristen Lake :: This weekend was another great installment with San Diego Mountain Bike Skills clinics where I’ve been helping out, coaching. While I’m enjoying a transitional period in my life, it seems I have finally got to the part where I get to give back to the sport that’s given me so much. Read More →

San Diego Mountain Bike Skills Heads to Arizona, October 12-13

If you’re in the Phoenix area on October 12-13, come out and learn to Ride Like a Ninja. San Diego Mountain Bike Skills is offering special Arizona Edition basics classes, a women’s-only clinic and a full-day intermediate/advanced workshop for our friends in the state next door. Mountain biking is about getting outdoors, sharing some adventure Read More →

“Freedom 50” Racers and Chasers Event Has the Ninja Seal of Approval

Put Your Skills To The Test This Saturday, August 31 The San Diego Mountain Bike Skills team is proud to announce the “Freedom 50” Racers and Chasers event has the Ninja seal of approval. Take your skills to the racecourse for this super fun, off-road 50-mile extravaganza. You’ll need the skills you’ve developed in high-speed Read More →

Balboa Park Mountain Bike TT (Time Trial / Fitness Test) 08/20/13

Results: Spoke Grenade Balboa Park Mountain Bike TT (Time Trial / Fitness Test) 08/20/13 Place Rider Name 1st Lap 2nd Lap TT Prior PR PR 1 James Vo 0:12:33 0:12:38 0:25:11 0:12:13 2 Ryan Brown 0:12:30 0:12:44 0:25:14 0:12:52 0:00:22 3 Aaron Hauck 0:11:38 0:14:16 0:25:54 0:11:08 4 Michael Henry 0:13:13 0:13:04 0:26:17 5 Danny Read More →

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 →