I Wanna Go Out 401

Inspiration: The title of this post says it all! Troye Sivan’s on SNL this weekend, Fall Out Boy’s latest is out now, Black Veil Brides were at 30 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids last night, WAR CRY is my new favorite from Social Club Misfits…these and 14 other artists featured on today’s playlist. For the…

Fall In 400

Inspiration: FOUR HUNDRED! No shortage of playlists and posts here at FOR THE RIDE INSIDE! A little irony with this FALL IN post… For the extended MLK Jr Holiday Weekend, my wife and daughters and I had a getaway weekend at our cottage in northern Michigan. Other than a 3 hour ROAD TRIP Saturday afternoon,…

Ooh Lordy 399

Inspiration: An INTERVAL overload with some challenging hill climbs today…Ooh Lordy! A variety of music will take you along for the ride. Great tracks by TobyMac, Danny Byrd, Black-G, Youngr (title track), Brothers Osborne and more. Check them ALL out…Enjoy the ride! Genre: Alternative, Christian, Country, EDM, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 60 minutes SPINlist and…

Good Company (A Country Ride) 398

Inspiration: After seeing some FB discussion about favorite Country music tracks for Spin class, I decided to put this together, taking a few of the suggestions in the discussion. A few repeats from favorites by Zac Brown Band, Brothers Osborne, Brantley Gilbert and other new / new-to-me Country tracks (I don’t do much Country, but…

Shinin’ Bright 397

Inspiration: HAPPY NEW YEAR! Just two days in, but we’re off to a great start and SHININ’ BRIGHT! I’ve not been in the gym since Christmas Eve, the holidays have bumped me off track, but today it’s all good and was back at the Spartan Stores YMCA for a back to back 2-45 minute ride…

Chained To The Rhythm: 17 Favorites! 396

Inspiration: Looking back at 2017 this last week of December is pretty cliche, but why not! Here are some notable stats and events from THE RIDE INSIDE: 2017 Edition. Thanks for your contributions this and past years…and for the years ahead. Over 50 posts in all this year, 45 of them playlists ranging from 45…

Class Schedule: Winter 2018

Still in 2017, but 2018 is already shaping up to be a busy year. Make this your year to encourage a friend, family member, co-worker to check out an indoor cycling class! Flywheel, SoulCycle…or locally, at one of these great spots: GRAND RAPIDS PARKS & RECREATION / Downtown Grand Rapids – TUE 6:30 – 7:25PM…

Break The Rules 395

Inspiration: MERRY CHRISTMAS! Genre: Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 49 minutes SPINlist and Summary Profile: Warm up – Rewrite The Stars / Zac Efron w/ Zendaya Seated / Standing Flat – Coming Home / Sheppard Rolling Hills – Lay By Me / firekid Standing Climb – American Soul / U2 Jumps – Go /…

Indoor Cycling at Latitude 58!: A Guest Post by Katy McKerney 394

Just about two weeks until the Christmas Holiday weekend is here, and this guest post by Alaskan athlete, Katy, is perfect for your 2017 Holiday Theme Ride. There are some great, upbeat, contemporary Holiday tracks that YOU NEED TO CHECK OUT. Here’s Katy and her early AM riders…shinning BRIGHT! A HUGE “THANKS” right back at…

Ride On: A Tribute to AC/DC’s Malcolm Young 393

Inspiration: Sorry to say this tribute post is over a week overdue…Malcolm, AC/DC guitarist and co-founder, passed on November 18th at the age of 64 due to complications associated with dementia. I have vague memories of an AC/DC concert at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. A friend and I made the road trip from Grand…

2017 Twelve Days of Fitness – A Wellness Challenge

This holiday season, don’t let the busy time distract you from the things that keep you WELL and able to enjoy this month with friends and family! One way to help keep that focus and challenge yourself to be more MINDFUL is to celebrate the TWELVE DAYS OF FITNESS. For these days from December 11th…

Conquerors 392

Inspiration: An intense and motivational ride for the Weekend Warriors that give a great fight EVERY day of the week. Many tracks packed with powerful words and phrases…this IS my new FAVORITE mix. Not too much that’s new, but all that is just great music by some talented artists: Muse, Sia, Mumford & Sons, Eminem,…