How to ride a drop, 9 steps

You’re smoking down some sweet single track and right as you nail that last high-speed corner you see you friends seemingly float down a steep drop.  You choose the b-line and cruise around this wall of mystery and then have to hammer like mad to catch up with your friends … sound familiar? Safely riding Read More →

Advanced Cornering Mini-Clinics

Are you ready to take your cornering to the next level? Do you want to carry more speed and even accelerate through corners? Ninja’s Advanced Cornering Clinic will provide you with skills to fine tune your weight distribution and use pressure control to shred any corner. You’ll learn key foot positions that will allow you Read More →

Up Next: Curt Gowdy State Park

It’s no secret that Colorado is home to many of the finest mountain bike trails you’ll find anywhere. There’s enough incredible riding here to satisfy the most voracious of single track appetites. But here at Ninja HQ we say “Enough is not enough!”  That’s why we are packing our bikes and taking a short journey Read More →

The Most Important Position

At the heart of every tremendous mountain biking trick you’ve ever seen on the trail, in that sick edit, or read about in a magazine is one common theme:  The Ready Position. If good riding is a house, then the Ready Position — or “Ninja” position, as we’re fond of calling it — is the Read More →

Suspension Setup Simplified

Getting your suspension setup correctly can make a huge difference to how well your mountain bike performs.  Follow our 4 step guide to get your suspension dialed like the pros.  Grab a friend, your bike, shock pump and notebook to get started … STEP 1. ADJUST YOUR SAG The first thing you need to do Read More →

Why You Should Hire a Cycling Coach

To be a good cyclist takes a few certain innate personality traits—determination, perseverance, drive, and a willingness to endure much physical and mental pain. To be a great cyclist, one must have all of the qualities above, as well as an intense curiosity.  A great cyclist always asks, “What can I do better and how Read More →

Big Bear Mountain Bike Camps 2017

We’ve made new Ninjas at the base of beautiful sandstone buttes in Arizona’s Papago Park, the stream side trails in Malibu, the oak and sycamore lined trails in Laguna Niguel, and the urban oasis zig-zag trails in San Diego’s Balboa Park. And now, we’re taking our Ninja making machine up, up, up and away to Read More →

Crash Recovery, 5 Important Steps

We have all been there, you’re riding your mountain bike along some wicked fast trail and then the next thing we know, you’re are on the ground wondering what just happened.   If you’re fortunate enough to still have your limbs and bike intact, you remount and carry on down the trail. Several years back, I Read More →

Ninja Photo Contest Winner : January

Ninja Mountain Bike Performance presents a new monthly photo contest where entrants are eligible to receive a $50 Ninja Mountain Bike Performance gift card! PLUS the winning photo will be featured by Ninja Mountain Bike Performance on social media and the web. Every month, one (1) photo will be selected from Instagram or Facebook.  All Read More →

The Ideal MTB Valentine’s Date

Valentine’s Day isn’t about chocolates and roses. The heart of the holiday is about spending time with a loved one.  And what better way to spend time together than on a mountain bike? Whether you’re new to the sport, recreational riders or serious racers, we’ve got a Valentine’s Day special you’ll want to take advantage Read More →

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