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 →

Mountain Bike Youth Summer Camp

NINJA GOES TO SUMMER CAMP!    Join Ninja, Camp Jorn YMCA and WinMan Trails for a week of mountain biking skills development and summer camp awesomeness.  When not pedaling in the skills area at Camp Jorn or around the sweet singletrack at WinMan Trails, campers will be taking advantage of all the summer camp activities Read More →

Podcast: The #1 Skill You Need to Work On

Have a listen! In the latest episode of the Singletracks.com podcast, hear professional Ninja instructor Richard La China talk about the number one skill mountain bikers need help with, plus the biggest mistakes mountain bikers make when it comes to building technical skills.  Hear more about Ninja camps and clinics and get the low down Read More →

5 Things You Can Do To Instantly Ride Better

Mountain biking doesn’t have to be all about going BIGGER and BADDER.  Turns out, tuning up the little things is all it takes to launch your riding to the next level.   Ready to step it up a notch?  Here are 5 important tune-ups to focus in on. 1. Head Up Look where you want to Read More →

Easy Guide To Floating Down Stairs

It turns out, perfecting stair riding will help both your Urban Slayer reputation AND your ability to tackle technical singletrack.  Mother nature (and trail builders) frequently throw stair-like features our way on the trail.  Perfecting your stair riding will, in turn, better prepare you to smoothly sail down these features. No more bobble head. No more bumpity bumpity.  Read More →

Learn to Track Stand in 8 Steps

  Track standing is one of those old faithful mountain bike skills; reliable, practical and just a little showy.   The track stand will help you to tackle technical sections of trails, navigate city riding and of course, show off for your friends. Here are a few practical applications for a track stand: Pause at the top Read More →

The Art Of Conquering Skinnies

Oh, the dreaded skinny.  For many riders, the thought of getting those fat mountain bike tires rolling in a straight line down a log or thin plank gets the heart pounding.  Consider these 8 steps to in your quest to conquer skinnies … 1. Get Mental As with most things in mountain biking, you need Read More →

Want to ride faster? Try slowing down

“Smooth is fast.”  You’ve heard that a hundred times … but what does it really mean?   If you’re focused on riding fast, expect to spend the majority of your ride in a very reactive state.    This can result in poor line choice, over-breaking in corners, bouncing down technical sections (causing fatigue), wasting energy cleaning up Read More →

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