Top 10 Tips to Riding in Sand – Like a Boss

mountain biking in sand

  (Photo courtesy of First Tracks Productions) Riding in sand can be challenging and even a little scary, which makes it a frequently discussed topic at our desert teaching locations (looking at you Arizona and Nevada!).  Doesn’t it seem like those sandy patches always appear right after a nice hard-packed section or on a corner? Read More →

5 Things Ninja Doesn’t Tell You About Their Camps

I joined the Ninja team as the Conductor of Stoke back in April so if you follow us on Instagram or like us on Facebook (which you should!) then you’ve gotten to know me a bit over the past few months. Even though I’ve been riding for seven years, I’ve never had any formal skills Read More →

5 Pieces of Bad Mountain Biking Advice

By Hannah Levine 1. “The bike knows what to do – just let it roll!” No matter how much money you spent on your fancy new mountain bike, I promise you, it does not have an auto-drive function and it does not “just know what to do”. Your bike is very capable – it can Read More →

TKMBD – Celebrating the Next Generation of Ninjas

Saturday, October 6th, IMBA is celebrating its fourteenth-annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day (TKMBD) and this is a great opportunity for you to share your passion for pedaling with the next generation of Ninjas! This will be our 8th year celebrating in San Diego and we have an exciting afternoon planned. We will set Read More →

Fall in Love with these 4 Adventure Clinics

You had big goals for the Summer of 2018; you were finally going to take your riding to the next level and put it to the test on a grand adventure. Summer may have snuck away from you, but you still have plenty of opportunities to dial your skills and explore a new bike destination Read More →

Decision-Making Made Easy in Stowe, Vermont

You have options when it comes to where you take your mountain bike for a weekend getaway. We are here to make that decision easy for you.  Pack your bags. It’s time to get away to Stowe, Vermont. It didn’t take much convincing for us to add The Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont to Read More →

Rock (Squirrel?) Dodge Technique

Have you ever been riding down the trail, turned your front wheel to avoid a large rock and then BUMP, your back wheel hits that same darn rock you were trying to avoid?  As you’ve likely figured out, the back wheel doesn’t follow the same path as your front wheel when turning.  The Solution? Introducing Read More →

Saying ‘I Do’ to the Kingdom Trails in Vermont

We cordially invite you to celebrate the union of Kingdom Trials and Ninja Mountain Bike Performance.  That’s right – another EPIC trail network added to our lineup of bucket list events. It’s rare to find an area that truly has it all; stunning vistas, trails that take your breath away, and a supportive community with Read More →

Stoked on Stokesville, Virginia

While Stokesville may sound like a fantasy land, it is, in fact, a real place.  And you don’t know it yet, but by the end of your Ninja weekend, you are going to be STOKED on STOKESVILLE. As you make your way to the Village of Stokesville, you will find yourself driving through the rural Read More →

Welcome Conductor of Stoke

As the Ninja Family continues to grow, please join us in welcoming Amy Black as our Conductor of Stoke. Amy will be the driving force behind all things social media, marketing, and the general administrator of getting people stoked to get outside on bikes. Amy’s relationship with mountain biking had a rocky start. While working Read More →

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