awesoME! 475

Inspiration:  Who's awesome?  YOU ARE! "...you can't spell AWESOME without (WE and) ME". We'll send off APRIL with this AWESOME ride and playlist....even though I won't be using it for most of my classes until May.  I have a 7+ minute section set for POWER TESTING, for all my POWER TRAINING classes during the first week … Continue reading awesoME! 475

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Till the Wheels Come Off 474

Inspiration:  Time to RIDE till the WHEELS COME OFF! Heavy alternative and EDM mix on this loaded ride...all nine SPINNING movements with 18 great tracks!  A shorter 45m class version too.  Artists include Feed Me, Sam Fender, Two Door Cinema Club, OFFAIAH, FIDLAR, Marilyn Manson, The Vaccines, MEDUZA, Showtek, Cage The Elephant...and a great track by … Continue reading Till the Wheels Come Off 474

Set Yourself Free 473

Inspiration:  While finishing up this playlist, I was watching the MSU Spartans battle the Texas Tech Red Raiders for chance to take the NCAA title this Monday.  Tough game to watch in the final seconds after State made a huge comeback halfway through the 2nd half.  Congrats to the Red Raiders for the victory...Congrats to the … Continue reading Set Yourself Free 473

Wanted 471

Inspiration:   This may be your MOST WANTED ride & playlist for April!  So much great, current music here...and a BURNER 60-minute ride profile too.  I recently discovered an artist that I love for her motivational, get fired-up music, RAYELLE!  Like many good finds...Rayelle's GET READY is from a TV commercial...this one from the current Samsung … Continue reading Wanted 471

Cultivating Badassery: A Guest Blog Post by Michelle C. 420

Today's post is my 7th installment of a featured instructor Guest Blog Post...now, my FAVORITE part of this cycling blog addiction! Michelle and I have only connected via this blog and social media, and I had a feeling that another awesome guest post was in the works! This month's post came down to the wire … Continue reading Cultivating Badassery: A Guest Blog Post by Michelle C. 420

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 … Continue reading Without You: Avicii Memorial Mix 419

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 … Continue reading Say Amen 🙏🏼 418

Class Schedule: Winter 2018

Still in 2017, but 2018 is already shaping up to be a busy year. Make this your year to encourage a friend, family member, co-worker to check out an indoor cycling class! Flywheel, SoulCycle...or locally, at one of these great spots: GRAND RAPIDS PARKS & RECREATION / Downtown Grand Rapids - TUE 6:30 - 7:25PM … Continue reading Class Schedule: Winter 2018

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 … Continue reading TNT (70’s Theme Ride) 363

Get Ready To Explode 326

Inspiration: For this ride I used longer tracks, 7-9 minutes, for more of an endurance theme...but no worries, still some intense sprinting to do this time. For the 4 Minutes track I used a drill from previous classes...the 1st minute is all seated, the 7th minute is all standing...the 2nd - 6th minute segments are … Continue reading Get Ready To Explode 326