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

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

All Hands On Deck 241

Inspiration: I put this playlist and ride profile together a couple weeks ago...mostly from tracks found on Spotify's New Music Tuesday. Many good tracks that week! The title track is my current favorite...check it out on iTunes or Spotify. A top Metallica track rounds out the mix. Watch for several more posts to come in … Continue reading All Hands On Deck 241

Stay With Me (Endurance Ride) 238

Inspiration: I'm behind on my blog and have many playlists yet to post...this one is for Thursday's 90-minute Endurance Ride. As with most of these Endurance Rides, I like to use longer tracks that have a strong and unique rhythm. Only one current track...Black Sun from Death Cab for Cutie (check out the YouTube video … Continue reading Stay With Me (Endurance Ride) 238

Best I Ever Had 237

Inspiration: This is the playlist/profile from my Sunday AM class the other day. Unfortunately the day was off to a frantic start as I slept through both alarms and had to make a 40 minute commute in under 30 minutes to get there by scheduled start time. Fortunately I made it safe & sound and … Continue reading Best I Ever Had 237

This Is What It Feels Like (Endurance Ride) 234

Inspiration: Mostly long stretches of hills and flat road on this 90-minute Endurance Ride. Not much here is new music, many are pulled from other playlists. Checkout Believe It (Cazzette's Androids Sound Hot Remix) and Fur Cue (Mike Olson Remix)! Genre: Alternative, Dance/Electronic, Rock. Approximate time: 91 minutes Preview and Purchase at iTunes: Warm up … Continue reading This Is What It Feels Like (Endurance Ride) 234

Pride Ride 192

Inspiration: Over the last several weeks there's been a steady PRIDE buzz with many events happening from coast to coast. West Michigan's 2014 day was last Saturday, June 14th. Here's a mix that works great for an intense 45 minute ride...with Pride! Genre: Alternative, Dance, Pop. Approximate time: 48 minutes Preview / Purchase on iTunes: … Continue reading Pride Ride 192

Senorita…Gone Wild (Madonna vs. JT) 181

Inspiration: After hearing the 4 Minutes track by Madonna & JT this weekend, I put this mix together for a big-burn ride. Found some great remix tracks on Spotify to make this a nice (long) ride. Genre: Dance, Pop Approximate time: 75 minutes Ride Playlist: Preview and purchase at iTunes Warm up - Let's Take … Continue reading Senorita…Gone Wild (Madonna vs. JT) 181

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

Thankful 138

Inspiration: It's that wonderful time of year...Happy Thanksgiving! This playlist has just a few of the songs and artists I'm thankful for when I'm in the Cycle Studio. Genre: Alternative, Rock, Dance, Pop Approximate time: 64 minutes Ride Playlist: Good To Be Alive Let's Go Jump Forever Ride Uprising People Like Us We Own It … Continue reading Thankful 138