I Wanna Go Out 401

Inspiration: The title of this post says it all! Troye Sivan’s on SNL this weekend, Fall Out Boy’s latest is out now, Black Veil Brides were at 30 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids last night, WAR CRY is my new favorite from Social Club Misfits…these and 14 other artists featured on today’s playlist. For the…

Fall In 400

Inspiration: FOUR HUNDRED! No shortage of playlists and posts here at FOR THE RIDE INSIDE! A little irony with this FALL IN post… For the extended MLK Jr Holiday Weekend, my wife and daughters and I had a getaway weekend at our cottage in northern Michigan. Other than a 3 hour ROAD TRIP Saturday afternoon,…

Ooh Lordy 399

Inspiration: An INTERVAL overload with some challenging hill climbs today…Ooh Lordy! A variety of music will take you along for the ride. Great tracks by TobyMac, Danny Byrd, Black-G, Youngr (title track), Brothers Osborne and more. Check them ALL out…Enjoy the ride! Genre: Alternative, Christian, Country, EDM, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 60 minutes SPINlist and…

Good Company (A Country Ride) 398

Inspiration: After seeing some FB discussion about favorite Country music tracks for Spin class, I decided to put this together, taking a few of the suggestions in the discussion. A few repeats from favorites by Zac Brown Band, Brothers Osborne, Brantley Gilbert and other new / new-to-me Country tracks (I don’t do much Country, but…

Chained To The Rhythm: 17 Favorites! 396

Inspiration: Looking back at 2017 this last week of December is pretty cliche, but why not! Here are some notable stats and events from THE RIDE INSIDE: 2017 Edition. Thanks for your contributions this and past years…and for the years ahead. Over 50 posts in all this year, 45 of them playlists ranging from 45…

Conquerors 392

Inspiration: An intense and motivational ride for the Weekend Warriors that give a great fight EVERY day of the week. Many tracks packed with powerful words and phrases…this IS my new FAVORITE mix. Not too much that’s new, but all that is just great music by some talented artists: Muse, Sia, Mumford & Sons, Eminem,…

Hot Blooded 391

Inspiration: Less than a week left of November…December will pass quickly and another year will be history. This is a great time to revisit fitness goals and maybe even make plans for the new year. If all goes as planned I’ll be posting a couple more playlists and ride profiles for 2017. Here’s one I…

Feels Great 390

Inspiration: Wishing you a GREAT week, holiday, and ride this Thanksgiving week / weekend! New & Notable tracks include: Canyons, One Foot, Uh Huh, Wolves, Better Than I Used To Be…from ROZES, WALK THE MOON, Somewhere Else, Selena Gomez/Marshmello, and Mat Kearney/AFSHeeN THANKS to everyone who shares my enthusiasm and passion for Studio Cycling (and…

Coming Home 389

Inspiration: With Thanksgiving and the Holiday season upon us, here’s a ride worth COMING HOME for! In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I picked tracks from many of the artists I am so THANKFUL for…Sheppard, Sia, Mat Kearney, Shinedown, Shawn Mendes, Coldplay, Madonna, NEEDTOBREATHE and more. Enjoy the HOLIDAY RIDE…INSIDE! Genre: Alternative, Christian, EDM, Pop, Rock…

Good To Go 388

Inspiration: Other than the current pop track Mi Gente, this playlist is loaded with newer or lesser known tracks…a strong Alternative music theme, and a GOOD TO GO mix of terrain and movements. In addition to the 60 minute Spotify link, a 45 minute version and a full 60 minute YouTube Playlist with all 17…

Happy Hour 386

Inspiration: A full 60-minute cycle class is MY HAPPY HOUR…5AM, 9AM, Noon or 6PM, I’ll take it whenever I can get it (see the track by Robert Finley). Next Happy Hour…Saturday AM @ The Y! Here’s to your HOUR of HAPPY in the Cycle Studio. Enjoy the Ride! Genre: Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock Approximate time:…

ROCKtober with a ROCK STAR: A guest post by Allison W. 385

This month I switch things up a bit at FOR THE RIDE INSIDE! Look for monthly guest blog posts from ROCK STAR Cyclists around the world. There are so many fitness / cycling bloggers throughout the WWW, and even more Studio Cycling instructors who don’t routinely post online. If you have something you want to…