Riding Tips

Browse our riding tips articles below to further your journey to becoming a great rider!  We’ve broken these must-have mountain bike skills down into step-by-step instructions and progressions.  Enjoy!

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

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 ...
5 Reasons to Add Strength Training to your Weekly Routine

5 Reasons to Add Strength Training to your Weekly Routine

No more excuses! Ninja instructor and personal trainer Bekah Rottenberg helps us understand why every mountain biker should add strength training to their routine RIGHT NOW… and how just ...
8 Moves to Master Anywhere

8 Moves to Master Anywhere

By Jeremiah “Scratch” Stone 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 ...
Ridin’ Dirty? 5 Steps to a Clean, Fast Bike

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

By Jeremiah “Scratch” Stone 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 ...
Pre-Turn: the Key to Smooth, Fast Corners

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 ...
Reading the Dirt

Reading the Dirt

By Jeremiah Stone One of the best parts about mountain biking is traveling to new places and exploring new trails. We’re all familiar with our local trails, but what ...
5 Steps for Pre-Ride Prep

5 Steps for Pre-Ride Prep

By Jeremiah Stone The iconic words of AC/DC ring true once again… “For Those About to Rock, We Salute You!” It’s on, you’ve got a date with destiny and ...
7 Steps to Riding the Wet

7 Steps to Riding the Wet

We’ve officially entered one of our favorite seasons… the birds are chirping, the days are longer, and, depending on where you are, you might be seeing the ground for ...
Group Rides 101

Group Rides 101

Can I confess something? The first time I showed up to a group mountain bike ride I walked into the hosting bike shop, looked around at all the other ...

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