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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

Long Black Road (Endurance Ride) 227

Inspiration: This week I’ll be picking up a weekly Endurance Cycling class at the Y…90+ minutes of sweat & tunes every Thursday night for the next several weeks. It’s been a while since… Continue reading

You Know You Like It 226

Inspiration: The title track for this mix is a current favorite…along with several others I found on Spotify over the past week. Found a few remixed versions of Jessie J’s Burnin’ Up, check… Continue reading

Lift Me Up 225

Inspiration: What…Who…LIFTS YOU UP? Take some time to think about what, who…and when. I hope that your time in the Cycle Studio comes to mind. Who do you LIFT UP? I used this… Continue reading

Come Alive 224

Inspiration: For this mix…I pulled about half of the tracks from the archive, the others are new tracks from the latest NEW MUSIC TUESDAY on SPOTIFY. Lorde’s Yellow Flicker Beat (from latest Hunger… Continue reading

A Rush Of Blood 223

Inspiration: Black Friday?…How about FAT Friday! Yes, it was another massive spread at our family Thanksgiving gathering yesterday. One of the many desserts was my holiday version of Bread Pudding (see below)…also an… 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