First Ride: Rebel Cycle Studio (Detroit, MI)

Wow...its been nearly a year since my last studio visit and review (when I checked out The Dailey Method). Here's a new studio you need to visit next time you're in metro Detroit! https://rebelcyclestudio.com While I'm sorry to say I didn't actually check out a class...I did have an opportunity to see the grand opening … Continue reading First Ride: Rebel Cycle Studio (Detroit, MI)

Advertisements

The Last One: 2018 Super Bowl Theme Ride 403

Inspiration: Game day in 1 week...ride for your team! The featured playlist and profile are for the 45 minute class, but there's an extended 60 minute playlist too. Both are loaded with classic and current rock...and a game day track by Country superstar, Carrie Underwood (SEE THE VEVO LYRIC VIDEO). Other artists featured on the … Continue reading The Last One: 2018 Super Bowl Theme Ride 403

Ride On: A Tribute to AC/DC’s Malcolm Young 393

Inspiration: Sorry to say this tribute post is over a week overdue...Malcolm, AC/DC guitarist and co-founder, passed on November 18th at the age of 64 due to complications associated with dementia. I have vague memories of an AC/DC concert at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. A friend and I made the road trip from Grand … Continue reading Ride On: A Tribute to AC/DC’s Malcolm Young 393

Drink In My Hand 368

Inspiration: This week, more sad news of a death in the music and entertainment industry. Chris Cornell of Soundgarden (and Audioslave) died this past Wednesday while in Detroit as part of their 2017 tour. Here's one of several stories about the 52-year old entertainer...http://www.spin.com/2017/05/good-times-bad-times-soundgarden-breakup/ Along with a couple Soundgarden tracks on the playlist today...there are … Continue reading Drink In My Hand 368

Chasing Highs 362

Inspiration: I just finished this mix this morning and have been anxious to get it posted up today...it's been a while since my last post, and this is MY NEW FAVORITE hour-long ride. Some favorite artists featured this time...Alma, James Blunt, Emeli Sande, Benny Benassi, Yellow Claw, Lorde and G-Easy. Check them ALL out and … Continue reading Chasing Highs 362

Beautiful Day: St. Patrick’s Day Ride 359

Inspiration: It's that time of year...here's your St. Patrick's Day Theme Ride! The actual day is more than a week away, but celebrations kick off this weekend...Saturday in Chicago and Sunday in Detroit, so why not get an early start in the cycle studio too! The usual suspects on this playlist include: U2, The Cranberries, … Continue reading Beautiful Day: St. Patrick’s Day Ride 359

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 fiancé 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 … Continue reading TEST RIDE: LIVE CYCLE DELIGHT (West Village – Detroit, MI)

TEST RIDE: CycleBar – Royal Oak (Metro Detroit)

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)

I’m Ready 187

Inspiration: Ready for what? Many things, like: summer, another long weekend, my next Cycle class at the Y, AND another Birthday...my 51st is tomorrow, June 2nd. About the ride playlist...many new tracks that I picked up while visiting my girls in the Detroit area over the long 4-day weekend. Heard a lot of GOODBYE on … Continue reading I’m Ready 187

TEST RIDE: REAL RYDER REVOLUTION – DETROIT SUBURBS / BIRMINGHAM

Spending a few days in the Detroit area with my wife and daughters...so I had to squeeze in an early AM workout at another indoor cycling studio. This time, one of the more unique "rydes", because of the Real Ryder bikes. Similar to most other stationary bikes in many ways with the added pivoting frame … Continue reading TEST RIDE: REAL RYDER REVOLUTION – DETROIT SUBURBS / BIRMINGHAM