This Is Our Time 503

Inspiration:  Saturday AM Bonus...buzzing through my Spotify library I found this overlooked mix mostly sorted and ride-ready.  15 tracks, three stages, 45 minutes...for a Cycle HIIT class.  Plenty of intervals with some climbs and arm work mixed in.  My current fav tracks are The Well, In Your Eyes, Chain Me Up, Pop, My Oh My, … Continue reading This Is Our Time 503

Further Up: Mr. 305 in the 616 (Pitbull Mix) 502

Inspiration:  The 305 area (South Florida) sounds pretty good now...compared with the 616 area (West Michigan)...and with the newest Pitbull release out, this theme ride sounded like a good idea.  This is also a nod to fellow Miami area cycle instructor Adam Ginsberg (GinsSpins), winding down and enjoying the #onelastdance at RedBike Cycle Studio. Here's … Continue reading Further Up: Mr. 305 in the 616 (Pitbull Mix) 502

Fire’t Up 490

Inspiration:  There's a chill in the air outside...things are heating up inside and we're having a good ride with this new mix.  There are two versions posted below, the summary ride profile is for the 45 minute class.  The mix is named for the Brantley Gilbert track...a little something for country music fans.  Plenty of … Continue reading Fire’t Up 490

Sparking My Fire 🔥 483

Inspiration:  Starting the new month off strong with this FIRE theme ride!   Doesn't matter much how you SAY IT...but more about how you MOVE IT!  Brand!, Au feu!, Feuer!, Ahi!, Al fuoco!, Fuego!, Det brinner!...FIRE! 🔥🔥🔥 Many notable tracks on this full hour ride (see the 45m version too), including all these:  hooked on NF's Time … Continue reading Sparking My Fire 🔥 483

Now’s The Time…(to) Shine 481

Inspiration:  After being MIA and off-line for about 3-weeks...and after getting this comment from Jessica: Are you not making spin class play lists anymore. I looked forward to them every week, it's about time for another ride / playlist.  Several new tracks in these fresh playlists, 60m and 45m versions, packed with everything from Pop … Continue reading Now’s The Time…(to) Shine 481

Fire Alarm 478

Inspiration:  After discovering SPOTIFY's The New Alt playlist, I was inspired to create this all-alternative playlist.  Other than a few hills, this is mostly a quick-paced ride with a variety of jumps, sprints and other high-cadence stretches.  If you're looking for a shorter 45m class format, there's an ALTERNATIVE version for that too.  Several new … Continue reading Fire Alarm 478

We Got the Power 462

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

Imagination 438

Inspiration: With each ride I routinely remind riders about the power of visualization, along with other prompts to check form, comfort level, cadence, etc. It's remarkable what the combined impact of music and imagination in a group exercise setting can have on your effort and output. A web search on this topic will return several … Continue reading Imagination 438