Us: Valentine’s Day Theme Ride 407

Inspiration: I picked up a class on the 14th…so here’s the Valentine’s Day theme ride. I found a good mix of current and classic tracks (a few from my last post)…this one just a little more sweet and spice! Check out the two tracks with Quavo, the Julia Michaels track from Fifty Shades Freed and…

Beautiful People: Black History Month Tribute Ride 405

Inspiration: And another THEME RIDE! This February we celebrate Olympians, Valentines…and history-shaping African Americans! This playlist is just over an hour, and I could have continued on for several more hours to properly recognize all the amazing artists. This mix covers a variety of music genre over many decades…Enjoy the Ride! Genre: Alternative, Country, EDM,…

Fire N Gold: 2018 Winter Olympics Tribute 404

Inspiration: Another THEME RIDE! Olympians from 90 nations around the world are gathering in South Korea with visions of FIRE N GOLD! Keeping with the mountain terrain of Pyeongchang Country, this ride profile has several climbs. For added motivation, riders should imagine what it took for all 2,925 athletes to make the cut for this…

The Last One: 2018 Super Bowl Theme Ride 403

Inspiration: Game day in 1 week…ride for your team! The featured playlist and profile are for the 45 minute class, but there’s an extended 60 minute playlist too. Both are loaded with classic and current rock…and a game day track by Country superstar, Carrie Underwood (SEE THE VEVO LYRIC VIDEO). Other artists featured on the…

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…

Ride On: A Tribute to AC/DC’s Malcolm Young 393

Inspiration: Sorry to say this tribute post is over a week overdue…Malcolm, AC/DC guitarist and co-founder, passed on November 18th at the age of 64 due to complications associated with dementia. I have vague memories of an AC/DC concert at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. A friend and I made the road trip from Grand…

Back From the Dead: Halloween ’17 Theme Ride 384

Inspiration: Halloween Theme Ride! This is just a short post with a link to my Spotify Playlist for Halloween 2017! Tracks are in no particular order, no summary profile either…just a few tracks you might want to include in your scariest ride of the year. Genre: Variety Approximate time: 63 minutes On Spotify:

ROCKtober v17.2 / Tom Petty Tribute 383

Inspiration: Tom Petty R.I.P. ROCKtober continues and this time the playlist includes several tracks from rock legend Tom Petty. Several other classic rock artists are also featured in the ROCK-themed ride this week. Have a great Fall week…and don’t forget to send along your rock favorites for Spin class. Genre: Rock Approximate time: 67 minutes…

I Don’t Care…Let’s Go: Fall Out Boy vs. Calvin Harris 376

Inspiration: When was the last time I posted a BATTLE OF… Theme ride? Right! It’s been too long. Not sure how I came up with this pairing, but no question these artists are AMAZING when it comes to EDM / Pop and Alternative Pop Rock…#1 in their genre. So who’s the winner of this battle?…

In The End: Chester Bennington / Linkin Park Tribute 374

Inspiration: Sad news in the world of entertainment with the passing of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington (41 years old!). I’ve used Linkin Park tracks for the past 5 years…over a dozen of the ones on this post. It was impossible to compile this playlist with anything other than Linkin Park music. Some new music from…

TNT (70’s Theme Ride) 363

Inspiration: The Friday Eve class has been requesting a 70’s Theme ride for a couple weeks, so I finally put this one together…LET’S RIDE! Genre: Pop, Rock, 70’s Approximate time: 62 minutes SPINlist and Summary Profile: Warm Up – Do It Again / Steely Dan Seated / Standing Flat – Free Ride / The Edgar…