If you think you can’t do it, you’re right

The Importance of Positive Self Talk in Mountain Biking. I think Henry Ford said it best “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t.  You’re right.”. Self talk has a positive or negative effect on your cycling performance and your ability to handle technical aspects of a trail or race course. If you roll Read More →

Low Speed Steep Transitions, 5 Steps

This skill is used rolling down steep transitions.   It could be used for a rock step, the back side of a pile of logs, or any other steep change in grade.  This is a low-speed maneuver and differs from riding over a log, jumping or dropping.  In this skill, your intent is to keep our Read More →

How to Corner Like a Pro, 7 Steps

Learning how to corner correctly will make riding a heck of a lot more fun while doing wonders to increase your speed and efficiency.   To help you get started with stepping up your cornering game, we’ve broken the skill broken down into 7 steps: 1. Set Your Speed Slow down to a speed at Read More →

Ninja’s Head To New Zealand, 9 Day Tour

9 Day New Zealand Mountain Bike Tour (Jan 8-16, 2018) Ninja MTB performance is excited to announce the ultimate New Zealand guided ride experience. Sign up for a healthy sampling of the finest trails New Zealand’s North Island has to offer. Everything from machine built flow and bike park trails to epic back-country riding through Read More →

3 Keys To Using Your Front Brake Properly

I’m sure we’re all familiar with the feeling that we are about to take a trip over the handlebars. Most of us have probably even bought the ticket and taken the ride several times! Tragically the result of the dreaded ‘OTB’ can often be a fear of your front brake lever, which is a shame Read More →

Ninja Photo Contest Winner: July

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 →

10 Ways to Mountain Bike Faster

We often get asked how to go faster on your mountain bike, check out our top 10 tips tips to get you smokin’ down the trail. With practice, these tips will help you ride with more confidence, momentum, efficiency and control. 1. Keep your weight centered on the bike.  If the bicycle were removed from Read More →

Team Ninja 2017 Kenda Cup Results

Team Ninja Wins Overall at Kenda Cup West! For the fourth year in a row, Team Ninja takes Cat 2/3 Co-ed win!  Our Mens team took 3rd overall and our Pro/1 team took 2nd!    Congratulations to all the Ninja’s that contributed to this great success.  We had 50 racers between the 3 teams – incredible! Read More →

Ninja Hires Outreach Director

We’re proud to announce that we have a new member of our Ninja Mountain Bike Performance family, Teri Ayotte.  Teri is going to serve as the Outreach Director of Ninja Mountain Bike Performance and Team Ninja. Throughout her career, Teri has shown a commitment to excellence, a determined work ethic and the ability to serve Read More →

IMBA’s Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day

Saturday, October 7, 2017 IMBA will celebrate its fourteenth-annual Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day (TKMBD) on Saturday, October 7, 2017. This is a great opportunity for you to share your passion for pedaling with kids! What is Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day? TKMBD, developed and coordinated by IMBA, strives to encourage communities around Read More →