A Look Back: March 2013 #52

On this Throwback Thursday, this Look Back goes to the early days of this blog...when it was called steve:spin:list and I had less than a year in the saddle as an instructor. Seal's Amazing, Madonna's Give It 2 Me, and The Killers Mr. Brightside are favorites used on many rides! Check out IT'S TIME...#52 March … Continue reading A Look Back: March 2013 #52

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Natural Madness: Muse v. Imagine Dragons 444

Itโ€™s a BATTLE RIDE ๐Ÿ”ฅ and a New Music Friday to remember! Muse v. Imagine Dragons...Natural Madness ๐Ÿšด๐Ÿป๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ˜…

The Crazy Ones 432

Inspiration: Here's to US! Some powerful tracks for intense sprints, climbs, jumps, rolling hills and runs! Favorites include: Tear It Down, Natural, The Crazy Ones, Come This Far, Sanctuary and Happy Now. Genre: Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 62 minutes SPOTIFY SpinList: 60m version https://open.spotify.com/user/1245380664/playlist/2rHS2TuDbWe6CzhtnmDWjN 45m version https://open.spotify.com/user/1245380664/playlist/7dnrDX6ZvUka5EJ2bl7Xv6 Natural - Imagine Dragons https://youtu.be/8kD3pOsdnQQ ...Health … Continue reading The Crazy Ones 432

Whatever It Takes 373

Inspiration: Another weekend...sure to FLY by quickly, two days are just not enough! Sunday I've got a couple full hour classes and I've been working on this ride profile and mix for a while now, it's RIDE READY! Lots of hard driving motivating tracks...plenty of HILL work on this one. It'll be a BONUS ride … Continue reading Whatever It Takes 373

Best Thing 297

Inspiration: We all know it...we it comes to an all-around great fitness routine, Indoor Cycling is the BEST THING going! Great music, challenging ride profiles and coaching, no-judgment zone, intense interval work, challenging endurance rides, mind-body connection, solid core training, amazing cardiovascular workout...you get it! Make a great thing even better by mixing in some … Continue reading Best Thing 297

The Hills 292

Inspiration: The name of this one says it all. Other than warm-up, lead track, cool down and a couple of sprints...ALL HILLS! A SPOTIFY link to a shorter 45m version also! Genre: Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 63 minutes Preview and Purchase at iTunes: Warm up - The Hills - The Weeknd Seated / … Continue reading The Hills 292

Holding On 283

Inspiration: Here's my new favorite playlist! Seems like the latest mix is always my new favorite, but this is the one that I'll be using for the next few classes this weekend. Found a great updated version of a 90's track I LOVE YOU ALWAYS FOREVER. Alex Metric will be opening for Dillon Francis and … Continue reading Holding On 283

Take You Higher 279

Inspiration: Another Thursday AM class is just hours away and another fresh ride-ready mix is on Spotify. Lots of current tracks here, but don't skip past some classics: Somebody To Love, Let It Happen, Won't Get Fooled Again. I'll test the sound system with Deadmau5 Avaritia and Shake The Earth. We'll have a great finishing … Continue reading Take You Higher 279

Five Hundred Miles 262

Inspiration: A little bit of everything here, including a couple tracks recommended by other instructors via Spotify and Facebook: updated versions of In the Air Tonight and I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles). A few new and memorable tracks by Mumford & Sons, Parachute, Paul van Dyk, Duke Dumont and Clean Bandit...check them out! Genre: Pop, … Continue reading Five Hundred Miles 262

Tonight Belongs To U! (Endurance Ride) 259

Inspiration: For a change I thought I'd post this BEFORE the Thursday night Endurance Ride. I really like this mix for a solid Endurance theme. Just a couple interval tracks, everything else a steady run on flat road, or uphill! A few are repeats, some are classic rock...the rest are new (new to me). One … Continue reading Tonight Belongs To U! (Endurance Ride) 259