TEST RIDE: REAL RYDER REVOLUTION – DETROIT SUBURBS / BIRMINGHAM

Spending a few days in the Detroit area with my wife and daughters…so I had to squeeze in an early AM workout at another indoor cycling studio. This time, one of the more unique “rydes”, because of the Real Ryder bikes. Similar to most other stationary bikes in many ways with the added pivoting frame…

FlyWheel Back Bay – Add Two!

Originally posted on Hudson Strong:
As a former indoor cycling instructor, I have high standards when it comes to classes. Indoor cycling classes are really only as good as the effort that you are willing to put into it as the rider on the bike, but a good instructor sets the tone, has an insane…

Heroes 186

Inspiration: Some NEW and recent…and not so recent releases in this mix. Must check out TEN FEET TALL, SLAVE TO THE RHYTHM, OVERTIME, CHANGES and SEARCHLIGHT. Enjoy the Ride and the long holiday weekend! Genre: Alternative, Dance, Electronic, Pop. Approximate time: 63 minutes Ride Playlist: Preview and purchase at iTunes Wake Me – The Fire…

Not Giving Up 185

Inspiration: This mix features the timely Calvin Harris release…SUMMER! Genre: Alternative, Dance, Electronic, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 62 minutes Ride Playlist: Preview and purchase at iTunes The King and All of His Men – The King and All of His Men – Single Find You (feat. Matthew Koma & Miriam Bryant) [Kevin Drew Remix] –…

Something I Need 184

Inspiration: If I were scheduling the classes, they’d all be an hour…but I’m not, and many members prefer a 45 minute ride (some…even 30 minutes). So, here’s another 45+ minute mix of music, terrain, movements and intensity. My top three are Coldplay’s A Sky Full of Stars, a Remix of Big Data’s Dangerous and Vampire…

Relentless 183

Inspiration: Do you know Phoenix? Check out this warm up track Everything is Everything! And what about M0? Listen to The Sea! The latest Phillip Phillips is on repeat here for a great closing Sprint track…Raging Fire. There are some other great tracks along the way. Enjoy the Ride! Genre: Alternative, Dance, Electronic, Pop, Rock….

We Are Together 182

Inspiration: Thanks to a recent episode of The Good Wife (CBS), I found a new track for Hill climbing…the rest are some recent finds on Spotify. For Contemporary Christian music fans, the lastest MercyMe is loaded up with good tracks. Genre: Alternative, Christian, Dance, Electronic, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 63 minutes Ride Playlist: Preview and…

Senorita…Gone Wild (Madonna vs. JT) 181

Inspiration: After hearing the 4 Minutes track by Madonna & JT this weekend, I put this mix together for a big-burn ride. Found some great remix tracks on Spotify to make this a nice (long) ride. Genre: Dance, Pop Approximate time: 75 minutes Ride Playlist: Preview and purchase at iTunes Warm up – Let’s Take…

Mama, I’m Coming Home (Mother’s Day Theme Ride) 180

Inspiration: Celebrating Moms in the Cycle Studio! Dinner with Mom and the family tonight, so I can still keep my Sunday Cycle Class at the Y tomorrow. Genre: Alternative, Christian, Dance, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 53 minutes Ride Playlist: Preview and purchase at iTunes Warm up – Take Your Mama – Scissor Sisters (Bonus Track)…

Yeah…Chris Brown vs. Lady Gaga 179

Inspiration: 63 minutes…15 tracks…2 artists…1 rockin’ ride! Genre: Dance, Pop Approximate time: 63 minutes Ride Playlist: Preview and purchase at iTunes Warm Up – Show Me (feat. Chris Brown) – My Own Lane Seated / Standing Flat – Applause – ARTPOP Jumps – Forever – Exclusive (The Forever Edition) Seated / Standing Hill – Telephone…

On My Way 178

Inspiration: A mix of suggested tracks from many sources…most are recent releases. Genre: Alternative, Christian, Dance, Pop Approximate time: 62 minutes Ride Playlist: Preview and purchase at iTunes Honey Come Home – The Head and the Heart All the Way – After Hours (Deluxe Version) Latch (feat. Sam Smith) – Settle Gotta Let It Go…