About this site…

Welcome to FOR THE RIDE INSIDE! This site is home to my collection of music playlists and other resources for anyone interested in Indoor Cycling / Spinning®. To help you navigate the content here, just use the MENU link above. Browse my music playlists, feedback, class schedules, articles and other related web resources. Many playlist…

Ride Requests

Do you have a great track on YOUR playlist that’s ride worthy? Comment below with details about the title, artist and genre. What is your favorite terrain, movement/position during your ride…hills, flat road, seated, standing, sprints, jumps, running with resistance? Comment below. Do you have a suggested ride profile that would work well with a…

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 140,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see…

21-day Challenge…in progress

2013 is moving along quickly and before you know it, we’ll be watching the MSU Spartans and fans invade Pasadena, CA for the Rose Bowl AND many new faces will appear in clubs, gyms and Cycle Studios! Last week I announced a three-part 21-day Challenge in my Cycle classes: #1 – Explore options and participate…

Spinning®…certified

Now that it’s been a year, here are some reflections on Spinning® and becoming a certified class instructor. I’ll never forget that first class at the Ramblewood Tennis & Fitness Center in suburban Grand Rapids, MI. It was the mid 1990’s and a new exercise class was sweeping the nation…Spinning®. After the preliminary business of…

364 days and counting…

This weekend marks the one year anniversary of my internet blog featuring all things Indoor Cycling / Spinning®! In the past year I have a whole new appreciation for the amazing BLOG community. It’s great having a global connection to others who share my enthusiasm (obsession) for Indoor Cycling / Spinning®. WordPress® is such a…