4 Ways to Build Some “Bike” Into Your Socially Distanced Life

As the world faces drastic lifestyle changes to combat the spread of COVID-19, it can be easy to lose a sense of normalcy. That loss can be incredibly unsettling and challenging. We are here to help! Chances are, if you’ve found yourself on this post, “normal” to you involves bikes in some way, shape or Read More →

5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I Started Mountain Biking

I have a confession to make. When I first sat down to write this list, I came up with 18 things. EIGHTEEN! And that’s the problem. The well-meaning friend or loved one who’s encouraging you to mountain bike is so dang stoked about you riding bikes, they FIREHOSE you with information. Tips, tricks, specs, gear, Read More →

Strength Training at Home / 10 Exercises You Can Do Right Now

Are you ready to start strength training but you don’t have the _____ (time, energy, money) for a gym membership? Fear not! Strength training doesn’t require any fancy equipment. In fact, your own house has everything you need to sneak in a workout. Today we are going to cover 10 strength-based exercises you can do Read More →

6 Tips for Riding Blind

“Riding Blind” is when we ride a trail for the first time. It brings a new dynamic of opportunities and things to consider, and is one of the most fantastic experiences when done safely. We’re here to help you unleash your inner Steezy Wonder to make the most of that first ride! 1. Do Your Read More →

Kids Clinic Recap / The Next Generation of Ninjas

The Next Generation of Ninjas has officially hit the trails for the first ever Nina Kids Clinic! With the help of their Ninja Instructors, these kids left with an entirely new level of confidence on their bikes.  During the Sunday morning class at Lake Hodges in San Diego, young riders reviewed all the important foundational skills Read More →

Trail Vision with Scratch Episode 1: Sedona, AZ

I was told years ago that “you can only go as fast as you can see” and that has stuck with me ever since. Today, let’s take it one step further and update that advice to say “you can only go as fast as what you can see”. This, my friends, is trail vision.  Trail Read More →

Couples Counseling for You and Your Bike / 4 Keys to Eternal Mountain Biking Happiness

No one said mountain biking was easy, but that doesn’t mean it’s not 100% worth the effort! If you feel like your relationship with your bike is on the fritz, take a minute to evaluate your problem areas before you resort to drastic measures. A subtle shift in your habits or perspective might be all Read More →

6 Tips for Preventing and Diagnosing Bike Noises

If you spend time watching professional MTB videos, you may notice that they all have crystal clear audio that makes it seem as though riding is done in near silence in an almost ethereal state. Well, if you’ve ever ridden a bike, you know that’s just not true. What about the heavy breathing? Or the Read More →

Technical climbing got you down? 😤

Let’s turn that frustrated frown upside down! A lot more goes into technical climbing than just “pedal and pray”!  Getting your bike up and over technical terrain requires you to use multiple tools in your riding toolbox usually in quick succession, at low speed and with precision.  Let’s break down the art of technical climbing Read More →

Let’s Talk Trends

A personal reflection on “what’s in” and “what’s out” from Ninja’s Captain of Global Development Regardless of whether you are celebrating 2020 as the start of a new decade, or just another new year, January seems like a great time to reflect, am I right? This month I’ve been reflecting back on my progress as Read More →

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