Strong Ones 301

Inspiration: This was the ride at 7 and 9 today...for the Strong Ones out early on a drizzly Saturday AM (it really should be snowing by now here). This one covers all 9 of the "Spinning movements". Be sure to check out Slow Down, Born Again Teen, Alive, Snake Eyes and My Body for some … Continue reading Strong Ones 301

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In the Waiting Line 286

Inspiration: Now that Fall is officially here, so is the cooler weather, shorter days and increasing traffic at the gym. For this mix, I found a variety of new and older favorites that are 4, 5, 6...7 minutes each that will take your ride beyond the cycle studio. Genre: Alternative, EDM, Rock. Approximate time: 60 … Continue reading In the Waiting Line 286

SPINsanity 268

Inspiration: Are you CRAZY about Studio Cycling? Here's your 60 minute ride to SPINsanity! Speaking of the insane, have you seen the new E! show this summer...HOLLYWOOD CYCLE? I've seen two episodes and am planning to see #3 next Tuesday night (10PM ET)...so I must be insane because I'm thinking it could get better (but … Continue reading SPINsanity 268

I Want You 267

Inspiration: Seems like FOREVER since I posted a new mix here...with a new J.O.B., the holiday and summer fun, not much time left in the day. So here's a quick post with a full 60 minute ride for class tomorrow at 5:10AM! Hope you are enjoying your summer and finding time to enjoy the Ride … Continue reading I Want You 267

It Feels Good 266

Inspiration: On the way home tonight, listening to this playlist, realized I am still not keeping up with posting my ride profiles / playlists. This one is a current favorite for a 45 minute class / ride. A few repeats of more recent tracks like PUSH, THE WOLF, DON'T LOOK DOWN and TOMORROW NEVER COMES. … Continue reading It Feels Good 266

We’ll Be United 264

Inspiration: All recent released tracks for this 45-minute ride...some favorites on repeat and some new tunes found on Spotify's New Music Tuesday. The ride profile is packed with a variety of the SPINNING movements. It's a great mix to kick off the (unofficial) start of Summer '15. Genre: Pop, Rock, Alternative, Dance. Approximate time: 46 … Continue reading We’ll Be United 264

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

Wherever U Go / It Feels Good 260

Inspiration: It was (is) a busy week for me with studio cycling at the Y...classes from 45 minutes to 90 minutes...7 classes over 6 days. I started with a 60 minute playlist, added 30 minutes of Endurance tracks for the 90 minute class and removed 15 minutes of music for the 45 minute mix. Check … Continue reading Wherever U Go / It Feels Good 260

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

Hold On Loosely 258

Inspiration: Every other weekend I'm on for a busy triple spin class line up...two Saturday AM classes and one Sunday afternoon class...all 45 minutes. This weekend, I get to do an early AM class at my former home YMCA location in Byron Center...I love the time (it's a full 60 minute class), the group and … Continue reading Hold On Loosely 258