Turn It Up 479

Inspiration:  We're about halfway through 2019...so "you better TURN IT UP!"  These three words remind me of the SoulCycle promo from 2017...and you don't have to be a fan of SoulCycle to be inspired by this short video.   For this 45+ minute ride, get your CREW together and get ready to burn some cals!  Don't … Continue reading Turn It Up 479

Joy 477

Inspiration:  The Summer '19 Joy Ride starts this Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer season!  More than the Bastille title track, several tracks on this ride are a perfect TEN on the Joy scale.  On this ride, expect a mixed terrain Joy Ride with quick intervals on flats and hills...power climbs and steep, … Continue reading Joy 477

Better Together: Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month (PFP Ride) 472

Inspiration:  April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month and Pedaling for Parkinson's is a cycling program to help those with PD! This is my 45-minute playlist for a PFP class I am subbing this Friday morning! While this playlist / ride profile was made specifically for the PFP class this week, I'm planning to use this … Continue reading Better Together: Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month (PFP Ride) 472

No Regrets 466

Inspiration:  Ride with NO REGRETS!  Don't regret missing the details below...including these FAVORITE (and all current) tracks from Warm-up to Cool-down:  Finest Hour, No Sleep, Freak, Survivor, Sucker, One, Reason, One Less Day (see the Video!), Give It To Me, Talk About It, No Regrets, Peer Pressure Balkan Disco, and Life Must Go On...All of … Continue reading No Regrets 466

A Look Back: March 2013 #52

On this Throwback Thursday, this Look Back goes to the early days of this blog...when it was called steve:spin:list and I had less than a year in the saddle as an instructor. Seal's Amazing, Madonna's Give It 2 Me, and The Killers Mr. Brightside are favorites used on many rides! Check out IT'S TIME...#52 March … Continue reading A Look Back: March 2013 #52

A Look Back…#315 February 2016

From Rolling Stone, February 23, 2016: 10 New Artists You Need to Know: February 2016I only know about Kaleo and Way Down We Go (check it out if you haven't listened yet)...but haven't heard much since 2016. https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/10-new-artists-you-need-to-know-february-2016-15987/ Hey Hey Hallelujah (for the ride inside)...this was my favorite ride and playlist of the 29 days! … Continue reading A Look Back…#315 February 2016

Make Your Move 464

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

Run Like Hell 459

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