Enjoy The Ride (Gran Fondo ’13) 090

The streets of my hometown, Grand Rapids, MI, were filled with over 1,500 cyclists during this inaugural event last Saturday, June 29th! I didn’t ride this year, but I did volunteer a few hours of my morning to help with crowd and traffic control. In addition to my latest playlist inspired by this grand cycling…

I Love It 089

Summer 2013 SPIN #14 (49 min) 01. 4:52 WARM UP / Bright Lights – Thirty Seconds To Mars 02. 4:10 SEATED & STANDING FLAT / Wake Me Up – Avicii 03. 3:16 JUMPS ON A HILL / Made In The USA – Devi Lovato 04. 3:30 SPRINTS (3 x 15s) / Fired Up – Hanson…

Turn It Up 088

Summer 2013 SPIN #13 (48 min) 01. 4:02 WARM UP / Center Stage – Capital Cities 02. 3:52 SEATED & STANDING HILL w/ SEATED SPRINTS (2 x 30s) / Atmosphere – Kaskade 03. 3:54 SEATED FLAT / Neon Knights – Black Sabbath 04. 4:09 SEATED HILL W/ SPRINTS ON A HILL (3 x 30s) /…

LIVE 087

Summer 2013 SPIN #12 (47 min) 01. 4:59 WARM UP / Iridescent (Live from Paris) – Linkin Park 02. 5:11 SEATED & STANDING FLAT / Thanks (Live from Copenhagen) – Volbeat 03. 3:50 SEATED HILL & RUNNING w/ RESISTANCE / Lucky Star (Live) – Madonna 04. 4:13 JUMPS / Holiday (Live) – Green Day 05….

Guide To Ride

GUIDE TO RIDE (click here to view) Click on the above link to see this informational booklet from Spinning / Mad Dogg Athletics…

(Sp)incredible 086

Summer 2013 SPIN #11 (52 min) 01. 4:38 WARM UP / Shake It Out – Florence + The Machine 02. 3:45 SEATED & STANDING FLAT / Incredible (Bodybangers Remix) – Stefy de Cicco & Adax w/ Dyna Hollins 03. 3:35 JUMPS / Chelsea Dagger – The Fratellis 04. 5:09 SEATED FLAT / Don’t Fear The…

The Heat Is On 085

Summer 2013 SPIN #10 (49 min) 01. 4:10 WARM UP / Monkey Pants – Rusted Root 02. 3:45 SEATED & STANDING FLAT / Climbing Walls – Strange Talk 03. 3:46 SEATED FLAT & JUMPS/ The Heat Is On – Glenn Frey 04. 3:50 SEATED HILL / Love Somebody – Maroon 5 05. 5:47 SEATED FLAT…

Feeling Good 084

Summer 2013 SPIN #09 (49 min) 01. 4:03 WARM UP / Lovely Day – Gym Class Heroes 02. 3:10 SEATED & STANDING FLAT / Weapon – Cazzette 03. 4:44 SEATED & STANDING HILL / Northern Lights – Thirty Seconds To Mars 04. 2:57 SPRINTS (3 x 10s) / Campus – Vampire Weekend 05. 6:06 SEATED…

Where The Streets Have No Name 083

Summer 2013 SPIN #08 (50 min) 01. 4:30 WARM UP / Where The Streets Have No Name – Thirty Seconds To Mars 02. 3:33 SEATED & STANDING FLAT / Sweet Nothing – Calvin Harris w/ Florence Welch 03. 3:55 JUMPS / Happy – C2C w/ Derek Martin 04. 3:51 SEATED HILL / Voices Inside My…

Can’t Hold Us 082

Summer 2013 SPIN #07 (35 min) 01. 3:25 WARM UP / Good To Be Alive – Jason Gray 02. 3:46 SEATED & STANDING FLAT / Let’s Go – Calvin Harris w/ Ne-Yo 03. 4:26 ROLLING HILLS / Little Talks – Of Monsters And Men 04. 4:39 SEATED & STANDING HILL / Be Yourself – Enrique…

Ridin’ music…and more

Here are snapshots of three I worked on earlier this week…plus a favorite Classic Rock playlist from Melissa V., another Cycle instructor at the Spartan Stores Y.  Ride details to follow.   Right now…time to enjoy the weekend UP NORTH! For you foodies, I have a special pic for you (my Grilled Salmon with Butter…

Moving In Stereo 081

Summer 2013 SPIN #06 (50 min) 01. 4:10 WARM UP / Keep Your Eyes Open – NEEDTOBREATHE 02. 3:50 SEATED & STANDING FLAT / Feel This Moment – Pitbull w/ Christina Aguilera 03. 3:51 SEATED & STANDING HILL / Let It Rock – Kevin Rudolf w/ Lil Wayne 04. 7:46 SEATED FLAT w/ LEG DRILLS…