Let Me Go 380

Inspiration: This one started out as mix and profile for a full hour class, but I ended up cutting a few tracks so I could work it into a 45 minute class. Both versions are posted here and both include my favorites: the opener by Alan Parsons Project (a remix), the title track just out…

Sweat 372

Inspiration: I just finished my first week of work since being away on a 10 day vacation at the cottage (see some pics below). This week I’m subbing a couple 45 minute classes, so YES, time for an new playlist and ride profile. There’s a good mix of current and older tracks that will make…

Let’s Hurt Tonight 370

Inspiration: Make it HURT SO GOOD…in about 48 minutes or less! A few current pop tracks along with some lesser know music to fuel your ride. Genre: Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 48 minutes SPINlist and Summary Profile: Warm Up – Wishing Seed (Remix) / RYNO Seated / Standing Flat – Came Here For…

Revolution 367

Inspiration: TGIF! For all you MOTHERS, have a great Sunday/weekend. I hope you get a good ride in (our out) – see SPin the News at the end of this post. It’s a big weekend in Grand Rapids…the 40th running of the Riverbank Run (sponsored by Fifth Third Bank) – the largest 25K road race…

Stay (and FIND IT) 364

Inspiration: This year my SPRING BREAK has been a STAYcation…Spring NO-BREAK Week. NO BREAK is right, I’ve been busy covering other classes for instructors that are getting out of town for the week…going on 12 days in a row with one (or two) classes a day. They’ll all be glad to know I haven’t forgotten…

Roll With Me 361

Inspiration: Keeping it simple this time: First day of Spring 2017…Subbing an 45m class in the morning…Great new music via SPOTIFY! Be sure to check out tracks by Danko Jones, Rag’n’Bone Man, Bush and San Holo. Enjoy the Ride! Genre: Alternative, Country, EDM, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 48 minutes SPINlist and Summary Profile: Warm Up…

Can I Sit Next to You? 360

Inspiration: Starting next week I’m picking up a new weeknight spin class at the Y. It’s a 45 minute class, so I’ll be posting more of those for another month or two, including this one today. It’s a big day in Grand Rapids, as we kick-off the 10+ day comedy event LaughFest. This SERIOUSLY FUNNY…

Undefeated 339

Inspiration: Here’s to the Summer 2016 Olympians…and the many UNDEFEATED Americans this year! Here are some tracks that will inspire an OLYMPIC performance (GO FOR THE GOLD!). Check out the awesome new release from Lindsey Stirling, I’ve included just two tracks (could have added a couple more). Other powerful tracks include: Nothing To Lose, Into…

POWER 336

Inspiration: Lots of inspiration for a POWER-full ride today! And if you haven’t heard or seen the RISE track / video yet, check it out below. August will be a great month to focus on YOUR POWER…don’t let the next 31 days slip by without being more mindful in your class work. Have a great…

True Colors 329 / Awake My Soul 330

Inspiration: It’s been FOREVER (actually about 4 years) since I was away on vacation for 7+ days and this was my first week back. It was a great break for our whole family in Southern California (along the coast of LA,Orange and San Diego Counties) followed by a relatively smooth week back to work…and great…

We March:  Tribute to Prince 328

Inspiration:  Shortly after the news of Prince’s death, I had a FB request for a Tribute ride!  Now that I only use Spotify for playlists this was a tough one…only a small fraction of his music was available.  I found 4-5 lesser known Prince tracks and filled in the rest of the 45m ride with…

The Leap Year Ride 318

Inspiration: This is that ONE DAY on the calendar that only comes up once in four years…so here’s my ride profile and playlist for our extra day this February 2016! My LEAP DAY starts at 5:10AM, with a 45m Cycle Class. After that…who knows what the day will bring! What will you be doing this…