Thanksgiving 🔥 536

It's been a while, and I know this ride is posted at the 11th hour...but better late than never! HAPPY THANKSGIVING and wishing you the best for the holidays. ENJOY THE RIDE! Playlist & Summary Ride Profile 1 Warm-up: I'm a Mess / Avril Lavigne, YUNGBLUD 2 Combo flat: Let Yourself Free / Fitz and … Continue reading Thanksgiving 🔥 536

Nothing Good Comes Easy 532

Happy Sunday from the massage chair at Davi Nail & Spa (East Grand Rapids, MI)...with my wife for a couples pedicure on a windy & rainy day. The weather got in the way of our road/trail ride...so here we sit. 🫠 With my next cycle class at the Mary Free Bed YMCA tomorrow (Monday, 6pm), … Continue reading Nothing Good Comes Easy 532

Sweetest RIDE 529

Plenty of current pop tracks packed into this 45+ minute HIIT ride. Enjoy the SWEETEST Ride 🚴🎶😅 Playlist and summary ride profile: WARM UP: INDUSTRY BABY / Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow ALT SEATED / STANDING FLAT: Sweetest Pie / Megan Thee Stallion, Dua Lipa  ALT SEATED / STANDING HILL with optional FIGURE EIGHTHS:  Honest … Continue reading Sweetest RIDE 529

Make It Look Easy 526

Summary Profile and Playlist: WARM UP: WONDER / morgxn, PVRIS SEATED FLAT W/ SPIN-UPS: Falling Up / FIXL, Matt Wills, Andy Kulter POWER CLIMB: Make It Look Easy / Valley Of Wolves ALT SEATED / STANDING HILL: Hallucination / Regard, Years & Years ATTACKS ON A HILL: Waiting To Feel Like This / Louis The … Continue reading Make It Look Easy 526

What we’re doing matters: Guest Post by Cori McCurren, Instructor – CycleBar Grand Rapids

My love affair with group fitness dates back about a decade. I have always been interested in Wellness, so much so that I completed a degree in Exercise Science from Grand Valley State University (GVSU). I had big starry-eyed dreams of 'changing the world' and helping people fall in love with their health. Straight out … Continue reading What we’re doing matters: Guest Post by Cori McCurren, Instructor – CycleBar Grand Rapids

Never in my wildest dreams: A Guest Post by Juanylu Jasso, Instructor – CycleBar Grand Rapids

My fitness journey started at a young age. I’ve been doing sports and exercise for as long as I can remember, and it always has been a very big part of my life. I’m originally from Monterrey, Mexico and recently moved here to Grand Rapids, Michigan. My father and all my family on that side … Continue reading Never in my wildest dreams: A Guest Post by Juanylu Jasso, Instructor – CycleBar Grand Rapids

FIRST RIDE: 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

N is for NEW Year 520

Happy 2022! 🎉 Starting the new year, looking back to traffic on FOR THE RIDE INSIDE over the years…going back to 2012. NEARLY TEN YEARS of memorable rides, great music, fitness friendships, and hundreds of blog posts! Sad to say that 2021 was a light traffic year, with only 26K views and about 12K visitors…the … Continue reading N is for NEW Year 520

C is for Christmas 519

Happy Holidays! I hope this blog post finds you in good health and filled with only the joyous feelings of the Christmas season! After the past 20+ months we do need more JOY all around the world. JOY for the Canum family came just about two years ago with the arrival of our 1st grand … Continue reading C is for Christmas 519

S is for SPINtastic 516

This week the S’s have it! A 12-track, 45-minute, eclectic mix with Springsteen, Sia, Seether, REO Speedwagon, Sam Smith, Santana, Harry Styles, Styx, The Struts, Snow Patrol, Nina Simone with Sofi Tukker and Ed Sheeran! Track # - Movement 01-Warm up02-Quick seated flat…group ride!03-Rolling Hills…alt Standing Hill, seated downhill run04-Progressive climb with acceleration intervals…seated start, … Continue reading S is for SPINtastic 516