Rise Up 309

Inspiration: A follow-up post this Friday...TGIF! Art Van Furniture, a Michigan Company, has been running an ad campaign on TV and radio for about a month now. I love it, all of it (not just the cycling shot at the 20s mark). So here's my 60 minute ride playlist and ride profile to you...RISE UP! … Continue reading Rise Up 309

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Undisclosed Desires 261

Inspiration: I managed to pull this mix together in record time, ready for the Thursday night Endurance Ride class at the Y in DTGR. My plan was to stick with the ENDURANCE theme and used longer rhythmic tracks for stretches of flat road and challenging hill climbs...with a few interval stretches along the way. This … Continue reading Undisclosed Desires 261

We Are Here 245

Inspiration: Finally getting back to the blog with some playlist updates. This one for an hour-long class. Many repeat track tracks on this mix...favorites include Beautiful People, Lose Yourself (edited), Tear The Roof Up and Shatter Me. Genre: Pop, Rock, Alternative, Dance. Approximate time: 61 minutes Preview and Purchase at iTunes: Warm up - We … Continue reading We Are Here 245

What I did… (Endurance Ride) 242

Inspiration: Another Thursday night Endurance Ride has come and gone. These classes are numbered, as warmer weather is on the horizon, and more and more will be riding OUTSIDE. Noteworthy tracks...A frequent rider suggested Roundabout (Yes), new artist Majik says IT'S ALRIGHT, and Passion Pit reminds us (some of us) about the great year...1985. Have … Continue reading What I did… (Endurance Ride) 242

Carpe Diem 220

Inspiration: A few tracks have little stories behind them...I'll keep it short. My brother in law's birthday was this week and heard about his plans to see Better Than Ezra in Detroit (performing tonight) so I checked out their latest and came up with a nice Jump track. On one of my Uber-adventures, I met … Continue reading Carpe Diem 220

All About You 210

Inspiration: A little bit of everything in under 50 minutes: from Boston to Hilary Duff, Eminem to Andy Grammer! Genre: Alternative, Dance, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 48 minutes Preview and Purchase at iTunes: All About You - All About You - Single Somewhere Else Tonight - Somewhere Else Tonight - Single Somebody - Safe Travels … Continue reading All About You 210

All or Nothing 172

Inspiration: A little this or that...but mostly a lot of hills! Genre: Alternative, Pop & Rock Approximate time: 65 minutes Ride Playlist: Get Busy Living or Get Busy Dying (Do Your Part to Save the Scene and Stop Going to Shows) - From Under the Cork Tree Now or Never - Nights Like These Rhyme … Continue reading All or Nothing 172

The Monster Ride 161

Inspiration: MONSTERS...and Hills! Heard PUT YOUR LIGHTS ON in another Spin class and came up with this mix to go along with it. Genre: Alternative, Dance, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 65 minutes Ride Playlist: Preview / Purchase at iTunes: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters - Main Titles - Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (Original Motion … Continue reading The Monster Ride 161

Let’s Get It Started: Super Bowl ’14 Mix 158

Inspiration: Super Bowl XLVIII...Broncos vs. Seahawks Genre: Alternative, Rock Approximate time: 58 minutes Ride Playlist: Sirius - Eye In the Sky Let's Get It Started (Spike Mix) [Bonus Track] - Elephunk You've Got Another Thing Comin' - The Best of Judas Priest - Living After Midnight Uprising - The Resistance Rock and Roll All Nite … Continue reading Let’s Get It Started: Super Bowl ’14 Mix 158

I Don’t Wanna Stop 154

Inspiration: Picked a bunch of favorites over the past year, for an hour long ride. Genre: Alternative, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 63 minutes Ride Playlist: Rocketeer (feat. Ryan Tedder) [Ruxpin Remix] - Rocketeer (Remixes) [feat. Ryan Tedder] - EP Set It Off - Set It Off - EP I Don't Wanna Stop - Black Rain … Continue reading I Don’t Wanna Stop 154