5 Common Jumping Mistakes (and how to fix ‘em!)

Why does jumping look so easy on youtube and feel oh-so-hard in person?! Jumping takes nearly every mountain biking skill and puts them all together into one beautiful harmony and with so many moving pieces, it’s easy to miss a note. Let’s do some troubleshooting and figure out why your jumping might be a little Read More →

Ninja in the News: MTBR Review

Our friends at MTBR joined us for a 2-Day Camp to dive into the Ninja experience, tune up skills, and answer the big question: “Can you really get anything out of skills instruction after twenty years of riding?” So… let’s find out! The A-Ha Moment One of my favorite techniques coming away from an NMBP Read More →

8 Moves to Master Anywhere

On your bike, the whole world is your playground and we’re not just talking about trails. Parking lots, grass fields, trailheads, driveways; they’re all prime spots for playing on your bike… and progressing. These 8 moves will develop your balance, control, strength, and coordination inching you closer to that feeling of your bike being an Read More →

Ridin’ Dirty? 5 Steps to a Clean, Fast Bike

There’s something disheartening about a dirty bike. You cringe at the creaks and grinds, avert your eyes from the grime, and roll out for a ride with shame that you haven’t maintained the machine that brings you so much joy. Good news: you’re just 5 steps away from breathing new life into your bike and Read More →

Pre-Turn: the Key to Smooth, Fast Corners

Picture this: it’s the exact moment that you settle into the flow of a descent when the singletrack throws a hard left or right at you. You lay on the brakes, eek your way around the turn, pedal like mad to get back up to speed and do your best to find your rhythm again… Read More →

8 Steps to Successfully Introducing a Friend to Mountain Biking

If your introduction to mountain biking was anything like mine, you know that there is a right way and a very wrong way to introduce someone to the sport. My first singletrack experience? A backcountry shuttle ride in Utah on a borrowed bike with tennis shoes and an outdated helmet. On the first descent I Read More →

8 Tips for Riding with Kids

By Teri Ayotte We bought our kids balance bikes before they could walk, played bike videos on YouTube instead of cartoons, and moved them up a wheel size way too early because “they’ll grow into it”. Why? Because as mountain biker parents it’s more than just teaching our kids a sport. We want to share Read More →

3 Things That Will Make You Faster Today

Going fast on your mountain bike isn’t just about pedaling faster – it’s about being smooth! Using only what you have right now — your bike, your mind, and your body — you can unlock secret speed when you’re out riding with your friends, or even on a race course. That’s right, you don’t have Read More →

Getting Back On The Horse, 11 Tips

Okay, so maybe you’ve been off the bike for a while.  Maybe a really loooong while.  Maybe you were injured, work got crazy or life just got in the way.  It happens. Don’t fret! You can still get back on the horse bike! Before you go riding off into the sunset, take a minute to Read More →

Ease the Freeze with 8 Cold Weather Riding Tips

By Jeremiah Stone The days are cold and it’s dark by 5pm. We’re becoming one with the couch as cookie crumbs gather on our sweatpants, scrolling through Instagram and dreaming of riding, but staying inside because “EW, IT’S COLD!” Can you relate? Well it’s time to snap out of it because with the proper gear Read More →

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