Take You Higher 279

Inspiration: Another Thursday AM class is just hours away and another fresh ride-ready mix is on Spotify. Lots of current tracks here, but don't skip past some classics: Somebody To Love, Let It Happen, Won't Get Fooled Again. I'll test the sound system with Deadmau5 Avaritia and Shake The Earth. We'll have a great finishing … Continue reading Take You Higher 279

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The Warrior 276

Inspiration: This past week I final took my first Les Mills RPM Indoor Cycling class. The Grand Rapids area YMCA has been rolling out many of the Les Mills group ex programs (BodyCombat, BodyPump, Body Flow...and RPM) since early this year along side all other "free style" classes previously offered. My class was a good … Continue reading The Warrior 276

Born To (Ride): The Rage Ride 211

Inspiration: Plenty of Electronic & Dance tracks on this raging hour long ride. A little Rock and R&B/Rap along to way to mix it up...Eenjoy the Ride! Genre: Alternative, Dance, Electronic, Rock Approximate time: 58 minutes Preview and Purchase at iTunes: Center Stage - In a Tidal Wave of Mystery (Deluxe Edition) Don't Stop the … Continue reading Born To (Ride): The Rage Ride 211

Rush 189

Inspiration: A few classic rock tracks, along with some current ones...also a recent "request" for Pink's Raise Your Glass. Check out the Cher Lloyd video on YouTube! Genre: Alternative, Classic Rock, Dance, Pop. Approximate time: 64 minutes On iTunes: Warm up - One Minute More - In a Tidal Wave of Mystery (Deluxe Edition) Seated … Continue reading Rush 189

This Is the New Year 151

Inspiration: Welcome 2014! Just a brief post with a Spotify link to my New Year-theme playlist with about 50 random, motivational tracks to get you started / keep you going into the new year. Mostly current, with a few classics...and something for flat road / hills, seated / standing, sprints / jumps, warm up / … Continue reading This Is the New Year 151

I’ll Bring the Music 145

Inspiration: Ran through some prior posts and playlists to get ready for another class...I'll bring the music. Also includes a few new finds on Spotify (including a new country track). Genre: Alternative, Country, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 61 minutes Ride Playlist: I'll Bring the Music - Feels Like Carolina I Like How It Feels (feat. … Continue reading I’ll Bring the Music 145

Control 120

Inspiration: Preparing for Friday AM class Genre: Alternative, Dance, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 47 minutes Ride Profile & Playlist: 01. 3:52 WARM UP / Hell And Back – The Airborne Toxic Event 02. 3:22 SEATED & STANDING FLAT / Turn The Club Around (Radio Edit) – R.I.O. 03. 3:37 SEATED & STANDING HILL / Bring … Continue reading Control 120

I Sold My (Road Bike), But Not My (Spinner) 119

Inspiration: After a visit to Patrik's SPINNING PASSION site (www.spinningpassion.com) I found a great hill climbing track (Breath of Life, Florence + The Machine) and one thing lead to another...so here's my Sunday morn' 60-minute ALTERNATIVE playlist / ride profile. Genre: Alternative, Alternative, Alternative Approximate time: 62 minutes Ride Profile & Playlist: 01. 4:12 WARM … Continue reading I Sold My (Road Bike), But Not My (Spinner) 119

For Your Entertainment 106

Summer 2013 SPIN #29 (48 min) 01. 3:52 WARM UP / You Make Me – Avicii 02. 3:28 SEATED & STANDING FLAT / Live For The Night – Krewella 03. 3:23 SEATED HILL & RUNNING w/ RESISTANCE / Hung Up (Radio Edit) – Madonna 04. 3:45 JUMPS ON A HILL / Criminal – Britney Spears … Continue reading For Your Entertainment 106

I Can Fly 098

Summer 2013 SPIN #23 (47 min) 01. 3:33 WARM UP / Lift Me Up – The Afters 02. 3:38 SEATED & STANDING FLAT / My Life – Jason Walker 03. 3:15 SEATED & STANDING HILL / I Can Fly – Laurent Wolf w/ Laial Darwich 04. 4:00 SEATED FLAT w/ LEG DRILLS / Synaesthesia – … Continue reading I Can Fly 098