Now’s The Time…(to) Shine 481

Inspiration:  After being MIA and off-line for about 3-weeks...and after getting this comment from Jessica: Are you not making spin class play lists anymore. I looked forward to them every week, it's about time for another ride / playlist.  Several new tracks in these fresh playlists, 60m and 45m versions, packed with everything from Pop … Continue reading Now’s The Time…(to) Shine 481

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Truth 480

Inspiration:  Go INSIDE and find TRUTH, and a TRUE BURN!  Since I first heard Trapdoor's Bison (2016) a week ago, I couldn't wait to get it on a ride playlist...check it out!  Other favorites include the new Mark Ronson / Alicia Key's collaboration (title track), the Monsta X / French Montana collaboration (WHO DO U … Continue reading Truth 480

Turn It Up 479

Inspiration:  We're about halfway through 2019...so "you better TURN IT UP!"  These three words remind me of the SoulCycle promo from 2017...and you don't have to be a fan of SoulCycle to be inspired by this short video.   For this 45+ minute ride, get your CREW together and get ready to burn some cals!  Don't … Continue reading Turn It Up 479

Joy 477

Inspiration:  The Summer '19 Joy Ride starts this Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer season!  More than the Bastille title track, several tracks on this ride are a perfect TEN on the Joy scale.  On this ride, expect a mixed terrain Joy Ride with quick intervals on flats and hills...power climbs and steep, … Continue reading Joy 477

All This Power 476

Inspiration:  It's been a crazy couple of weeks...and about that long since my last post.  This profile has changed from a full hour, to a 45m ride...and back to a full hour, just in time for Monday morning Happy Hour (HOUR OF POWER) at the Wolverine Worldwide YMCA...less than 8 hours from now.  I don't have … Continue reading All This Power 476

Till the Wheels Come Off 474

Inspiration:  Time to RIDE till the WHEELS COME OFF! Heavy alternative and EDM mix on this loaded ride...all nine SPINNING movements with 18 great tracks!  A shorter 45m class version too.  Artists include Feed Me, Sam Fender, Two Door Cinema Club, OFFAIAH, FIDLAR, Marilyn Manson, The Vaccines, MEDUZA, Showtek, Cage The Elephant...and a great track by … Continue reading Till the Wheels Come Off 474

Set Yourself Free 473

Inspiration:  While finishing up this playlist, I was watching the MSU Spartans battle the Texas Tech Red Raiders for chance to take the NCAA title this Monday.  Tough game to watch in the final seconds after State made a huge comeback halfway through the 2nd half.  Congrats to the Red Raiders for the victory...Congrats to the … Continue reading Set Yourself Free 473

Wanted 471

Inspiration:   This may be your MOST WANTED ride & playlist for April!  So much great, current music here...and a BURNER 60-minute ride profile too.  I recently discovered an artist that I love for her motivational, get fired-up music, RAYELLE!  Like many good finds...Rayelle's GET READY is from a TV commercial...this one from the current Samsung … Continue reading Wanted 471

Get Dat 469

Inspiration:  Taking this for a SPIN soon...should be a BURNER with just over an hour of great tunes...19 in all!  Have an awesome weekend...the first of Spring for everyone north of the equator.  ENJOY THE RIDE! Genre:  Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock Duration:  62 minutes Playlist and Summary Ride Profile:  -01- Good Time / Ocean Park Standoff Settle in, … Continue reading Get Dat 469

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