Good Morning 429

Inspiration: Here’s your GOOD Morning Ride! So many good tracks to check out here…whether your ride is at the start of your day, or closer to the end of your day. For the most part, I have a heavy AM schedule with several classes starting no later than 9:15AM four days a week…just one scheduled…

Man on a Mission 427

Inspiration: It’s been several weeks since cycle instructor and all-around athlete Matt Garbarino prepared his Guest Post for this blog. Matt is about halfway into his RUN ACROSS MICHIGAN, to pay tribute to and raise awareness of fallen law officers and their surviving family and friends. Matt has truly been on a MISSION for months…

(Be A) Champion 425

Inspiration: CHAMPION: cham·pi·on, CHampēən, a person who fights or argues for a cause or on behalf of someone else, EX. “a champion of group fitness & studio cycling” synonyms: advocate, proponent, promoter, supporter, defender, upholder, backer Genre: Alternative, Country, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 61 minutes SPINlist and Summary Ride Profile: Warm up – New Light…

I’ll Be There 424

Inspiration: For the Cycle Instructor in me, this is a bittersweet time of year. Summer is MY season and I love all 100 days of Michigan Summertime. It’s also that time of year when class numbers fall off and fewer classes are on the schedule. Regardless of all that’s going on OUTSIDE and no matter…

Fire It Up 422

Inspiration: Heat things up this weekend, burn some calories, discover your strength…FIRE IT UP! Thanks for following here…and on Spotify! Share with others who share your enthusiasm for indoor cycling and have a GREAT WEEKEND! For the locals in Grand Rapids…see you at the Y: Spartan Stores Y at 7:30AM Saturday and 8:15AM Sunday…Mary Free…

Burn It Down 421

Inspiration: A mix of old, new, repeats and other tracks today. A few tracks are reworked versions of some classics (The Sound of Silence, Sweet Dreams, Heart-Shaped Box)…ENJOY THE RIDE! Genre: Alternative, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 63 minutes SPINlist and Summary Ride Profile: Warm up – The Sound Of Silence / Disturbed Seated / Standing…

Without You: Avicii Memorial Mix 419

Inspiration: The young and talented EDM artist Avicii passed this week! I’ve used so many of his collaborative tunes for many rides over the years. One of the first and most memorable is Fade Into Darkness. There are so many and my 60 minute mix is only a sampling of his best tracks. I included…

Say Amen 🙏🏼 418

Inspiration: TGIF: It’s FRIDAY…all DAY! Some GREAT FINDS packed into two versions (60m / 45m) of today’s post! Opportunities to tackle ALL NINE SPINNING MOVEMENTS in the full hour version…an intense ride that will call for all the POWER of PRAYER. Be sure to check out all the tracks including: new music by Panic! At…

🔥Burning Down The (Studio) 417: 70’s Rock Theme Ride

Inspiration: After EVERY (well, ALMOST every) class I ask for music suggestions from our members, and while I’ve been warned that I shouldn’t…I still do! My best attended class on Friday mornings made a collective recommendation for a Classic Rock Ride (70’s ERA!)…so it should be a crowd pleaser. Only problem is, I put this…

Magic 🧞‍♂️ 416

Inspiration: Here’s to making MAGIC happen in Cycle Studios around the world! A playlist full of new music from EDM to Country to Rock…some Alt & Pop too, CHECK THEM ALL OUT on Spotify or Preview with Apple products: iTunes //banners.itunes.apple.com/banner.html?partnerId=&aId=&bt=catalog&t=catalog_black&id=1354746538&c=us&l=en-US&w=300&h=250&store=music Apple Music https://tools.applemusic.com/embed/v1/song/1354746538?country=us&at=11lqki Enjoy the Ride! Genre: Alternative, Country, EDM, Pop, Rock Approximate time:…

Atomic Blonde: The Motion Picture Theme Ride 415

Inspiration: Last Saturday was HBO Movie Premier night…Atomic Blonde with Charlize Theron and James McAvoy. A good movie (77% Rotten Tomatoes), but a GREAT SOUNDTRACK…packed with 80’s & 90’s tracks. See the Wikipedia post at the end for more info about the significance of the soundtrack for this movie. Halfway into to movie, I knew…