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…

🔥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…

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…

Paint the Town…🍀: 2018 St. Pat’s Day Ride 411

Inspiration: A good mix of terrain and tunes for your Saint Paddy’s Day Theme Ride! Current and classic tracks from these pop artists with Irish roots: U2, Snow Patrol, Ed Sheeran and The Script. To satisfy your craving for classic Irish drinking tunes (or the sound of bag pipes), there are a bunch more from…

Sound Of A Woman: Women’s History Month 410

Inspiration: This month we celebrate our women: Women’s History Month, Women’s Week and International Women’s Day…we have plenty of opportunities to recognize 50.8% of the United States population (2010 census)! With this post and playlist/ride profile, we have a great tribute to 18 amazing female artists. Enjoy the Ride! Genre: Dance, Pop Approximate time: 66…

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…