TEST RIDE: Studio Three (River North – Chicago, IL)

I’ve been looking forward to this visit for a while now…since Peloton has been in the SPIN spotlight for the past few months. The added bonus for the visit this Fathers Day weekend…my wife, daughter and her boyfriend came along for the ride. While ground zero for Peloton is NYC, Studio Three offers a midwest…

Let’s Hurt Tonight 370

Inspiration: Make it HURT SO GOOD…in about 48 minutes or less! A few current pop tracks along with some lesser know music to fuel your ride. Genre: Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 48 minutes SPINlist and Summary Profile: Warm Up – Wishing Seed (Remix) / RYNO Seated / Standing Flat – Came Here For…

Class Schedule: Summer 2017

Hot Summer Rides…Inside! This is where I’ll be serving up HAPPY HOUR through Labor Day: WOLVERINE WORLDWIDE YMCA / Belmont – MON 5:10 – 6:10AM DAVID D. HUNTING YMCA / Downtown Grand Rapids – SUN 1:15 – 2:15PM (rotation schedule) SPARTAN STORES YMCA / Byron Center – SUN 8:15 – 9:15AM (rotation schedule) MARY FREE…

Good Times 369

Inspiration: Here’s to a summer filled with GOOD TIMES in the cycle studio! This profile and playlist is great for a GOOD RIDE too. Mostly new music from alternative, pop and EDM artists…also another great track from Contemporary Christian group Hillsong United. In Grand Rapids TONIGHT…Volbeat at 20 Monroe Live…so I have two tracks from…

Why SPOTIFY? My TOP TEN list…

I’ve been a Premium Spotify user for over 3 years now…looking forward to years and years of more great streaming with this awesome on demand music service! With recent news of Pandora’s new PREMIUM plan and more than a year since Apple launched their APPLE MUSIC plan, SPOTIFY still rules in my Cycle Classes! (and…

Revolution 367

Inspiration: TGIF! For all you MOTHERS, have a great Sunday/weekend. I hope you get a good ride in (our out) – see SPin the News at the end of this post. It’s a big weekend in Grand Rapids…the 40th running of the Riverbank Run (sponsored by Fifth Third Bank) – the largest 25K road race…

Ride 366

Inspiration: Did you happen to catch the story on NPR All Things Considered this week…the one about an inspirational story from 25 years ago in the center of the Rodney King LA riots? If NOT…here’s your chance to take 8 minutes and hear the story…(there’s no indoor cycling connection, but an example of the POWER…

#WGTP / We Got The Power 365

Inspiration: What happened to April? Okay, so it’s not May yet, but this month has gone by quickly and I haven’t posted much here in a while. I thought it was time to SPRING CLEAN the blog, so thanks to WordPress, it is so easy to find a new look (for FREE)…let me know what…

Stay (and FIND IT) 364

Inspiration: This year my SPRING BREAK has been a STAYcation…Spring NO-BREAK Week. NO BREAK is right, I’ve been busy covering other classes for instructors that are getting out of town for the week…going on 12 days in a row with one (or two) classes a day. They’ll all be glad to know I haven’t forgotten…

TNT (70’s Theme Ride) 363

Inspiration: The Friday Eve class has been requesting a 70’s Theme ride for a couple weeks, so I finally put this one together…LET’S RIDE! Genre: Pop, Rock, 70’s Approximate time: 62 minutes SPINlist and Summary Profile: Warm Up – Do It Again / Steely Dan Seated / Standing Flat – Free Ride / The Edgar…

Chasing Highs 362

Inspiration: I just finished this mix this morning and have been anxious to get it posted up today…it’s been a while since my last post, and this is MY NEW FAVORITE hour-long ride. Some favorite artists featured this time…Alma, James Blunt, Emeli Sande, Benny Benassi, Yellow Claw, Lorde and G-Easy. Check them ALL out and…