Good bye 2022… HELLO 2023!

2022 Highlights, and what's ahead FOR THE RIDE INSIDE - 2023 Happy New Year!

Cycling INSIDE the City: 2023 Preview – Metro Grand Rapids, MI

A quick recap of indoor / studio cycling options in the metro Grand Rapids, MI area...14 businesses and organizations offering LIVE group classes in 2023!

My TOP 5 Blogs For YOUR Ride Inside

Since this posted in 2016, only one of my “TOP FIVE” sites continues to be active…THE DANCING RUNNER, by Chelsea. A HUGE shout out for this active blogger and fitness advocate! The site is more than just Studio Cycling…and you can always count on her weekly Wednesday “spin” post if that’s your thing! If you haven’t been to Chelsea’s site yet…put it on your ’23 MUST DO List!

If you know of any others active on the web, please share in the comments below. I’m working to update my list of FREE resources for anyone with a passion for Studio Cycling!

Enjoy the Ride!

for the ride inside...Music playlists, Ride profiles, Guest posts, Studio reviews, and more...

With this post, I celebrate fellow fitness / indoor cycling bloggers!
There are many more than the ones included here, but these are my TOP FIVE.
If you haven’t checked them out yet…start today. You can also find many on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram.
For each one I include a brief introduction, a link to the website and some clips from their ABOUT narrative from their website.

This is one BAD ASS music resource! Thanks for including FOR THE RIDE as one of the best on the web!
I am your indoor cycling wanna be DJ aka Cyclemixes and welcome to my blog – this my gift to you – an online diary of musical sorts but even better a personal “mixtape” of my great obsessions as they relate to health and fitness as seen through the eyes of me – a spin instructor.

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HOME…for the Holidays!

Just a quick post with this HOME-grown playlist for the season! Just over an hour of 'HOME' themed tracks...ONLY A FEW ARE CHRISTMAS-themed! Enjoy the mix, enjoy the Holidays, and always... ENJOY THE RIDE 🚴🎶😅

Wherever U Go / It Feels Good 260

Going back to the year 2015 for one of my last 60-minutes classes of 2022! I’M PUMPED!

for the ride inside...Music playlists, Ride profiles, Guest posts, Studio reviews, and more...

Inspiration: It was (is) a busy week for me with studio cycling at the Y…classes from 45 minutes to 90 minutes…7 classes over 6 days. I started with a 60 minute playlist, added 30 minutes of Endurance tracks for the 90 minute class and removed 15 minutes of music for the 45 minute mix. Check out the new tracks from Mumford & Sons, Zac Brown Band and Armin van Buuren. All the Spotify links are posted below.
Genre: Pop, Rock, Alternative, Dance.
Approximate time: 60 minutes
Preview and Purchase at iTunes:
Warm up – It Feels Good – Drake White
Seated / Standing Flat – Don’t Look Down (feat. Usher) – Martin Garrix
Seated / Standing Hill – Savages – Five Knives
Seated Flat & Sprints – The Wolf – Mumford & Sons
Seated / Standing Hill – Bang That – Disclosure
Sprints – Another You (feat. Mr. Probz) –…

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Take Me To The Sunshine 538

Happy SUN-day! Today is living up to its name in West Michigan and across the State - the sun is shinning bright in the cold blue December sky...shinning bright on the Detroit Lions who won today at Ford Field...shinning bright on U of M Wolverines after winning the NCAA BigTen Championship game yesterday! I'm planning … Continue reading Take Me To The Sunshine 538