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!

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 ...
3 Things That Will Make You Faster Today

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 ...
9 Steps to Riding with Your Significant Other

9 Steps to Riding with Your Significant Other

We aren’t usually in the business of offering relationship advice but when it comes to riding with your +1, we have a few suggestions to help you both start ...
Ease the Freeze with 8 Cold Weather Riding Tips

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 ...
Top 5 ‘Must Know’ Ninja Tips of 2018

Top 5 ‘Must Know’ Ninja Tips of 2018

Let’s take a trip down memory lane and look at the most popular Ninja Articles from 2018! #1 Manual Machine The manual is a useful skill for lofting your ...
10 Steps to Having a Wheelie Fun Time

10 Steps to Having a Wheelie Fun Time

The wheelie is really a useful riding skill, particularly for getting over trail obstacles, as well as a great way to practice balance and bike control. But maybe even ...

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