I remember my first time going into a big box gym and pointing to the dark room in the corner with no windows and loud music pumping out of it and I asked my friend.... “what’s in there??” She answered “it’s the Spin Room. You don’t want to go in there, it’s like a cult.” … Continue reading Guest Post: Brenda Young, Lunar Cycle Instructor
I love hearing stories about how indoor cycling has been a life changer (even a life saver)! Read on for two such stories from the owners and co-founders of Lunar Cycle, a new boutique indoor cycle studio set to open in Grand Rapids next month (January 2020). If you follow most posts here...you should already … Continue reading Why I Ride Inside…Lunar Cycle Owners Share Their Stories AND A Look Back: Instructor Guest Blogger Updates
Post-PFP ride selfie: Marnie with Dave and Nina in the Cycle Studio, David D. Hunting YMCA, Grand Rapids, MI This month I needed some help with the guest post, so I connected with one of the rock star cycling instructors at the local YMCA...Marnie Linna. Marnie's a Certified Personal Trainer, Group Exercise & Cycling Instructor...and … Continue reading The POWER of Pedaling…for Parkinson’s: A Guest Blog Post by Bill M.
Well...I've been urging Beth to contribute a post for months now and so here we FINALLY have it! I've had the pleasure of knowing and riding with Beth for nearly as long as I've been an instructor / member at the local YMCA (about 5 years now!). Like many west Michiganders, when given the option, … Continue reading You’re never too old to enjoy your childhood: A Guest Blog Post by Beth L.
For January's Guest Post, I am so happy that this regular rider took time to share a special message. (BTW...by "regular" I mean FREQUENT, certainly not ordinary!). We share an ear for music and a passion for the power of cycling. Take just a few minutes to meet RJ... I was just 20 years old … Continue reading Riding As A Lifestyle: A Guest Blog Post by RJ
After a year of monthly posts featuring Studio Cycling instructors, it's about time to switch things up and hear from class participants! This month, starting with a local class regular...also a dedicated outdoor cyclist, Rob Teves. I've known Rob for a few years now and can usually count on him kicking up the gear, diggin' … Continue reading Guest Blog Post: Why I RIDE INSIDE, Rob T.
I just received my annual subscription invoice for my website domain name…reminding me that another year of studio cycling and blogging has quickly passed! This fall will mark the start of YEAR #7…should be the best year yet! Like many other bloggers and indoor cycling instructors, I often thought about wrapping up this gig and … Continue reading Nearly SIX years…and counting (and still Spinnin’)
Thanks to Adam for stepping up this month with a great guest post. This is the 10th since I started this series last Fall. I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again…these posts are my favorite part about this FOR THE RIDE INSIDE cycling blog. Adam’s story, while unique, is one I can certainly relate … Continue reading GINS SPINS South Florida: A Guest Blog Post by Adam G 430