TGIF! Random thoughts about indoor cycling…

Without a guest post (again), I found SEVEN interesting resources and stories to share.  AND...if you are a regular indoor rider, and can put your thoughts on the keyboard...let's connect!  Email me at Steve@ForTheRideInside.com, and we'll set up a guest blog post on FOR THE RIDE INSIDE soon. #1 - Whether you're a first timer, … Continue reading TGIF! Random thoughts about indoor cycling…

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

No Regrets 466

Inspiration:  Ride with NO REGRETS!  Don't regret missing the details below...including these FAVORITE (and all current) tracks from Warm-up to Cool-down:  Finest Hour, No Sleep, Freak, Survivor, Sucker, One, Reason, One Less Day (see the Video!), Give It To Me, Talk About It, No Regrets, Peer Pressure Balkan Disco, and Life Must Go On...All of … Continue reading No Regrets 466

Wednesday Poll: Theme Rides

On the eve of Valentine's Day 2019, I got to thinking about theme rides for cycling class...a popular topic on various blogs and social media. IT'S WEDNESDAY, so here's THE POLL...   A quick recap of results of the poll on Class Formats: By far, the classic "SPINNING" experience was the most popular format at 43% … Continue reading Wednesday Poll: Theme Rides

Wednesday Poll: Studio Cycling class format

Back in the day, if you said you were going to SPIN CLASS, most people had a good idea of what that meant.  Today, with all the amazing and varied options...indoor cycling comes in many shapes and sizes.  Today's POLL:  share your favorite format(s)...either as a rider/participant or as an instructor/coach. I found the following … Continue reading Wednesday Poll: Studio Cycling class format

People Like Us 457

Inspiration:  When working up a new playlist I tend to search more for new (Spotify New Music Friday & Radar Release) or new-to-me tracks (Spotify Discover Weekly), but for this ride I scrolled through my archives of tracks that I've used over the past 6 years...I think you'll like this SPINLIST.  I used it (the 47m … Continue reading People Like Us 457

2018…see ya!

2018 was a great year for Studio Cycling around the world…interest continues to grow at a strong pace with more boutique studios opening, more in-home fitness and live streamed classes (Peloton...I know of 3 people that took delivery in 2018), and new class formats.  I like this video post from the CEO of Peloton (December … Continue reading 2018…see ya!

Man on a Mission 427

Inspiration: It's been several weeks since cycle instructor and all-around athlete Matt Garbarino prepared his Guest Post for this blog. Matt is about halfway into his RUN ACROSS MICHIGAN, to pay tribute to and raise awareness of fallen law officers and their surviving family and friends. Matt has truly been on a MISSION for months … Continue reading Man on a Mission 427

Champions of Studio Cycling

Continuing with the theme of post #425, here are some of the noteworthy Champions of studio cycling and some related resources. These are just a few of the many advocates, proponents, promoters, and supporters. Fitness research, instructor education & certification Spinning / Mad Dogg Athletics https://spinning.com/getting-started/ Be a SPINNING instructor video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiSZ0D5GlGU Les Mills (RPM … Continue reading Champions of Studio Cycling