This week is my 10th anniversary of being a certified Indoor Cycling Instructor (and blogger). And WOW, what a ride it has been! Coincidentally, Monday is also 10/10...PERFECT! My indoor cycling journey actually started a few months earlier than October 2012, while I was an adjunct finance professor at Davenport University. The University purchased about … Continue reading Indoor Cycling over the years…A DECADE IN THE SADDLE, still enjoying THE RIDE INSIDE!
Hailee Steinfeld & Anderson .Paak's recent track COAST, is the inspiration for this ride post and tribute to former favorite boutique cycle studio FLYWHEEL. Co-founded by boutique cycling "powerhouse" Ruth Zukerman, Flywheel "obtained a cultlike status among riders for its competitive leaderboard system, had 42 indoor cycling and barre studios around the United States, including … Continue reading Coast (“NEVER COAST”) 533
It would be great to have some comments from CycleBar owners, members, instructors, and other employees and interested parties from ALL CycleBar US locations coast to coast...so please take just a few minutes to share some CycleBar LOVE!
Country girl at heart! I will always throw a country song into my classes when possible 🤠 I have loved being active since I can remember. I grew up playing sports and attended a small school where playing four varsity sports wasn’t unheard of; they became an integral part of my life. I loved the … Continue reading The Importance of Taking Your Shot: Guest post by Nicole Klisch, Instructor – CycleBar Grand Rapids
This is my first studio review post since COVID-19 shuttered fitness studios back in March 2020...its great to be back in the saddle for another FIRST RIDE! If you haven't heard of CycleBar, where have you been?! In Metro Detroit there are about a half-dozen of them. Back in 2014 I had my FIRST RIDE … Continue reading FIRST RIDE: CycleBar – Grand Rapids
After skipping a 2021 update (thank you Coronavirus!), here's my take on the state of indoor cycling in the greater Grand Rapids market. My purpose here is to feature organizations and local entrepreneurs that share my passion for indoor STUDIO cycling! Let's just keep it real and also acknowledge there are many great AT HOME … Continue reading The STATE of INDOOR CYCLING / Metro Grand Rapids, MI – 2022 Edition
Inspiration: Less than a week left of November...December will pass quickly and another year will be history. This is a great time to revisit fitness goals and maybe even make plans for the new year. If all goes as planned I'll be posting a couple more playlists and ride profiles for 2017. Here's one I … Continue reading Hot Blooded 391
Inspiration: I found some great, unique tracks over the past week and finally put together this mix I call GASSED UP. Now after two full hour classes today...and this killer ride, I'm GASSED OUT! If you can't listen to the full playlist, here are a few you should check out: GOOD DIE YOUNG, new DEADMAU5, … Continue reading Gassed Up 346
This past weekend I was in the Detroit area for a special Dad/Daughters weekend. It was a quick trip away from my home in NE Grand Rapids, but we managed to squeeze lots in: lunch in Royal Oak, trip to the Holiday Market for dinner items to cook at home, a movie...Trainwreck!, checked out an … Continue reading TEST RIDE: CycleBar – Royal Oak (Metro Detroit)