Inspiration: This was the playlist and profile FOR THE RIDE INSIDE last night at the David D. Hunting YMCA...and it was a good one! I always get fired up when a 1st timer joins the cast of regulars....and we had four who MADE THEIR MOVE and dropped-in to check out what exactly goes on in … Continue reading Make Your Move 464
Inspiration: HAPPY PRESIDENTS' DAY...a great day to unplug from all the noise and negativity associated with our current President and pay tribute to one or more of our past Presidents (Who's one of your favorites? For me, #40...Ronald Reagan). For many this also means a long winter weekend...I'll take it! It also means tomorrow is … Continue reading Bright Lights: SPINdurance 2019.3 463
Inspiration: Power...MORE POWER! More great MUSIC to power your ride INSIDE. Three favorite power climbin' tracks: We Got the Power, Incredible, Dreamin. MR. ROBOTO (Styx) is the THROWBACK track on this playlist and seems to be a favorite after three classes this week! Great new releases to start and end the ride too. Happy BDay Khalid...21 … Continue reading We Got the Power 462
My FIRST RIDE review of Peloton’s in-home studio cycling workout...the bike and digital app!
Inspiration: TGIF! A couple weeks ago I heard the title track for this ride and have been building the profile and playlist since. Today it's done...a great start to the new month! Just a few hills ahead here...some sprint intervals mixed in. So what's noteworthy? Thunder to the Ground makes for a great opener, Mountain At … Continue reading This Mountain 461
Coincidently the opening track FREEZE TIME fits with the coldest weather in West Michigan in about 25 years...as the Polar Vortex hovers over the Great Lakes region! https://fortherideinside.com/2017/01/23/stronger-than-we-think-354/
Inspiration: A west Michigan snow day calls for a SPOTIFY marathon AND a new 90-minute playlist / ride profile! This time my brother-in-law Clint had some great suggestions...this should be a GOOD ONE, planning on this for tomorrow's FTP 90 class! The ride is named for the Moody Blues track and perfect for this ALTERED STATES … Continue reading Your Wildest Dreams: SPINdurance 2019.2 460
Inspiration: Today in west Michigan, students aren't the only ones home for a SNOW DAY! My employer announced the office was closed due to a Winter Storm Warning with heavy snowfall and drifting. And later this week, forecasts call for the coldest temps and wind chills since 1994. I have some extra time to catch up … Continue reading Run Like Hell 459
We're gearing up for a new ENDURANCE RIDE series at the Greater Grand Rapids YMCA...FTP 90! Demo classes underway this week...the 8-week series officially kicks off next week. In my ongoing preparation for this program, I wanted to share several resources with Y members and other cycling enthusiasts in the community. These are just a … Continue reading Preparing for your BEST Endurance ride…INSIDE!
Inspiration: Winter has returned to Grand Rapids, MI this weekend...a few inches of snow, sub-zero temps and talk about even colder wind chills! It's a great day to hibernate with a new Spotify SPINlist for an upcoming Endurance Ride. Several classic rock tracks from Styx, The Doobie Brothers, The Police, Fleetwood Mac and Steely Dan...and just … Continue reading On The Move: SPINdurance 2019.1 458