One More Night 357

Inspiration: These days there have been plenty of opportunities to squeeze in a sub class. It’s the season of winter vacations, colds & the flu, even injuries…and subbing a co-worker’s class. So as long as I’m in good health, in-town and not working one of my other jobs, I’m more than happy sub another class….

TEST RIDE: LIVE CYCLE DELIGHT (West Village – Detroit, MI)

Last weekend my wife I and made the short road trip to the east side of the state to visit our oldest daughter and fianc√© for a quick visit. They recently moved into an apartment in the heart of the city, near the iconic riverfront Renaissance Center. About a week before the visit I heard…

PRESIDENTS’ DAY Special

Inspiration: For me, PRESIDENTS’ DAY will be celebrated like none other in my lifetime. While many have focused on the connection to George Washington’s Birthday, and even Abraham Lincoln (another February birthday of an iconic U.S. President)…it’s really a tribute to all who have served in the highest political position of U.S. government. So for…

…Quick Machines (The BIG GAME Endurance Ride) 355

Inspiration: Another NFL pairing goes helmet to helmet this weekend for the SUPER BOWL 51. It’s also time for another Sunday afternoon ENDURANCE RIDE. Here’s a classic rock themed mix for a powerful 90 minute workout. Most tracks are longer (5 minutes plus) and geared for a steady pace along flat road or up hill…

Class Schedule: Winter 2016/17 …and FLYWHEEL Update 3.0

2017 is gonna be SPINTASTIC at YMCA locations throughout Greater Grand Rapids! Starting this week, 90 minute Endurance Rides are on the schedule Sunday afternoons. Let’s go for a RIDE! WOLVERINE WORLDWIDE YMCA / Belmont – MON 5:10 – 6:10AM – SUN 1:00 – 2:30PM Endurance Ride (rotation schedule) DAVID D. HUNTING YMCA / Downtown…

Stronger Than We Think 354

Inspiration: It’s so true that we are STRONGER than we think. This mix and ride profile will help riders discover their inner strength. I’ve used this a couple times over the past few days and have gotten some great feedback. The overall intensity rises and the hills become more challenging as you progress through the…

Move Your Body 353

Inspiration: The first Saturday of 2017…preparing for WEEK TWO of the new year. Let’s GET UP, GET OUT and GET SOME! I think it’ll be a great year of music on SPOTIFY…and another great year for Indoor Cycling. More new music hit the wire this week, including some Sheeran & Sia. A new movie in…

(Twenty) Seventeen 352

Inspiration: Our NEW YEAR is off to a great start…two holidays to kick off 2017: the actual NYD on Sunday and the observed holiday today, Monday the 2nd! I have a rough plan for the year, making for the best one yet (despite the neah’ sayers!) More balance (literally, with plans for at least one…

Welcome To The New…Year! 351

Inspiration: WELCOME 2017…we have so much to do this year! Let’s start off right with a powerful ride INSIDE! Many are happy to see ’16 off, hopeful for a much better year ahead. Actually, I thought 2016 was a pretty good year on many fronts…personally, 2016 brought us: a new home, a full year on…

Coming Home (for the HOLIDAYS) 350

Inspiration: Last post of the year! This is actually a 60m variation of the most viewed FOR THE RIDE INSIDE post of the year Pray #314. I’m looking forward to the next several days and won’t be going back the office until 2017! Lots of family time, and my girls are COMING HOME for a…

Just Hold On 349

Inspiration: No Holiday / Christmas theme rides this year…but a fresh mix for the Holiday class schedule. Check out the rare Taylor Swift track on Spotify (actually its a ZAYN track featuring T Swift). The profile for this ride includes opportunities for all nine of the SPINNING movements: seated & standing flat, seated & standing…