About this site…

Welcome to FOR THE RIDE INSIDE! This site is home to my collection of music playlists and other resources for anyone interested in Indoor Cycling / Spinning┬«. To help you navigate the content… Continue reading

Schedule: Fall/Winter 2014

All over Greater Grand Rapids…the YMCA is a great place to get your fitness fix! SOUTHEAST YMCA – MON 5:30-6:25PM – TUE 6:00-6:45AM WOLVERINE WORLD WIDE FAMILY YMCA – WED 6:00-6:45AM (rotation schedule)… Continue reading

Stay High: A REMIX Ride 222

Inspiration: It’s time for another fresh mix and it’s been a while since I put together a collection of REMIX tracks. This one’s an hour and includes a few very current tracks…a few… Continue reading

A Little More 221

Inspiration: This fresh mix is mostly new music…but includes a couple classic rock tracks. A couple favorites include new music by Mat Kearney and Kiesza. Like most of my ride profiles, you’ll see… Continue reading

Carpe Diem 220

Inspiration: A few tracks have little stories behind them…I’ll keep it short. My brother in law’s birthday was this week and heard about his plans to see Better Than Ezra in Detroit (performing… Continue reading

Another kind of RIDE: An UBER Obsession

With this post my FOR THE RIDE INSIDE site makes a slight change in course. I’ll post Uber updates here, infrequent but informative. If all this Uber talk is confusing, then maybe you… Continue reading

Ready and Willing 219

Inspiration: Finished up this mix while between rides…UBER rides. UBER has moved into Grand Rapids, MI and is recruiting drivers. So far so good, now that I decided to go for another moonlighting… Continue reading

This Is How We Do 218

Inspiration: This is one of my FAVORITE recent playlists. Some memorable classics, soundtracks, pop tunes and HOT new releases (check out Nuthin, Blame and Shut Up and Dance). A little bit of everything… Continue reading

Let the Groove Get In 217

Inspiration: I finished this mix about a month ago and lost it in my library…but now it’s found and posted. Have a great week ahead! Genre: Alternative, Country, Dance, Pop, Rock. Approximate time:… Continue reading

Take It Easy 216

Inspiration: I was originally thinking RECOVERY RIDE for this one…but that didn’t work out too well. Maybe because I was a little distracted – while working on this post I’ve been switching between… Continue reading

It Keeps You Runnin’ 215

Inspiration: An eclectic hour of ridin’ music…including a favorite class track from the Doobie Brothers Genre: Alternative, Christian, Dance, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 63 minutes Preview and Purchase at iTunes: Warm Up –… Continue reading