On The Move: SPINdurance 2019.1 458

Inspiration:  Winter has returned to Grand Rapids, MI this weekend...a few inches of snow, sub-zero temps and talk about even colder wind chills!  It's a great day to hibernate with a new Spotify SPINlist for an upcoming Endurance Ride.  Several classic rock tracks from Styx, The Doobie Brothers, The Police, Fleetwood Mac and Steely Dan...and just … Continue reading On The Move: SPINdurance 2019.1 458

FTP 90: Endurance Cycling….at GRYMCA

Introducing FTP 90 at the David D. Hunting YMCA - Grand Rapids, MI! FTP 90 is an 8-week Endurance Cycling experience that will kick-start your 2019 training and overall fitness...low-impact and BIG results! FTP is for Functional Threshold Power*...and 90 for the 90-minute ride and endurance training format. Classes are focused on endurance riding and make … Continue reading FTP 90: Endurance Cycling….at GRYMCA

Sweeter: LIVE / Endurance Ride 451

Inspiration:  This really is a SWEETER ride...and a great way to close out 2018.  19 live-recorded tracks...90-minute ride...mixed genre and several decades of amazing music.  Concerts recorded at venues across the country...New York, Detroit, Miami, Red Rocks, Redwoods and LA. Pick and choose your favorite tracks for a 45 or 60-minute ride, but be sure … Continue reading Sweeter: LIVE / Endurance Ride 451

I Wanna Go Out 401

Inspiration: The title of this post says it all! Troye Sivan's on SNL this weekend, Fall Out Boy's latest is out now, Black Veil Brides were at 30 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids last night, WAR CRY is my new favorite from Social Club Misfits...these and 14 other artists featured on today's playlist. For the … Continue reading I Wanna Go Out 401

Fall In 400

Inspiration: FOUR HUNDRED! No shortage of playlists and posts here at FOR THE RIDE INSIDE! A little irony with this FALL IN post... For the extended MLK Jr Holiday Weekend, my wife and daughters and I had a getaway weekend at our cottage in northern Michigan. Other than a 3 hour ROAD TRIP Saturday afternoon, … Continue reading Fall In 400

Ooh Lordy 399

Inspiration: An INTERVAL overload with some challenging hill climbs today...Ooh Lordy! A variety of music will take you along for the ride. Great tracks by TobyMac, Danny Byrd, Black-G, Youngr (title track), Brothers Osborne and more. Check them ALL out...Enjoy the ride! Genre: Alternative, Christian, Country, EDM, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 60 minutes SPINlist and … Continue reading Ooh Lordy 399

Good Company (A Country Ride) 398

Inspiration: After seeing some FB discussion about favorite Country music tracks for Spin class, I decided to put this together, taking a few of the suggestions in the discussion. A few repeats from favorites by Zac Brown Band, Brothers Osborne, Brantley Gilbert and other new / new-to-me Country tracks (I don't do much Country, but … Continue reading Good Company (A Country Ride) 398

Class Schedule: Winter 2018

Still in 2017, but 2018 is already shaping up to be a busy year. Make this your year to encourage a friend, family member, co-worker to check out an indoor cycling class! Flywheel, SoulCycle...or locally, at one of these great spots: GRAND RAPIDS PARKS & RECREATION / Downtown Grand Rapids - TUE 6:30 - 7:25PM … Continue reading Class Schedule: Winter 2018

Move Your Body 353

Inspiration: The first Saturday of 2017...preparing for WEEK TWO of the new year. Let's GET UP, GET OUT and GET SOME! I think it'll be a great year of music on SPOTIFY...and another great year for Indoor Cycling. More new music hit the wire this week, including some Sheeran & Sia. A new movie in … Continue reading Move Your Body 353

(Twenty) Seventeen 352

Inspiration: Our NEW YEAR is off to a great start...two holidays to kick off 2017: the actual NYD on Sunday and the observed holiday today, Monday the 2nd! I have a rough plan for the year, making for the best one yet (despite the neah' sayers!) More balance (literally, with plans for at least one … Continue reading (Twenty) Seventeen 352