A Look Back: #80 May 2013

Rewind 6 years...INDESTRUCTIBLE! https://fortherideinside.com/2013/05/31/indestructible/ It feels like Christmas Eve, I have a Birthday coming up, and I celebrate the whole month of June!  I hope you have a great month too. Enjoy the Ride!  

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Joy 477

Inspiration:  The Summer '19 Joy Ride starts this Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer season!  More than the Bastille title track, several tracks on this ride are a perfect TEN on the Joy scale.  On this ride, expect a mixed terrain Joy Ride with quick intervals on flats and hills...power climbs and steep, … Continue reading Joy 477

All This Power 476

Inspiration:  It's been a crazy couple of weeks...and about that long since my last post.  This profile has changed from a full hour, to a 45m ride...and back to a full hour, just in time for Monday morning Happy Hour (HOUR OF POWER) at the Wolverine Worldwide YMCA...less than 8 hours from now.  I don't have … Continue reading All This Power 476

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

A Look Back: #419 April 2018

This was a popular tribute to Avicii last year, just after the news of his death. https://fortherideinside.com/2018/04/21/without-you-avicii-memorial-mix-419/ On Netflix: AVICII: TRUE STORIES https://youtu.be/1ZFK3VKzQIs

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

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

The POWER of Pedaling…for Parkinson’s: A Guest Blog Post by Bill M.

Post-PFP ride selfie:  Marnie with Dave and Nina in the Cycle Studio, David D. Hunting YMCA, Grand Rapids, MI This month I needed some help with the guest post, so I connected with one of the rock star cycling instructors at the local YMCA...Marnie Linna.  Marnie's a Certified Personal Trainer, Group Exercise & Cycling Instructor...and … Continue reading The POWER of Pedaling…for Parkinson’s: A Guest Blog Post by Bill M.

Great Wide Open: SPINdurance 2019.6 470

Inspiration:  Tonight was the last FTP 90 of the season...this was a good final ride into Spring, Summer and Fall rides outside.  Many tracks are based on suggested artists and genres from the FTP 90 Tuesday night regulars!  It's been a great ride since late January when we started offering these endurance classes...until the fall it'll … Continue reading Great Wide Open: SPINdurance 2019.6 470

Get Dat 469

Inspiration:  Taking this for a SPIN soon...should be a BURNER with just over an hour of great tunes...19 in all!  Have an awesome weekend...the first of Spring for everyone north of the equator.  ENJOY THE RIDE! Genre:  Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock Duration:  62 minutes Playlist and Summary Ride Profile:  -01- Good Time / Ocean Park Standoff Settle in, … Continue reading Get Dat 469