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 →

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 →

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