Nothing Good Comes Easy 532

Happy Sunday from the massage chair at Davi Nail & Spa (East Grand Rapids, MI)...with my wife for a couples pedicure on a windy & rainy day. The weather got in the way of our road/trail ride...so here we sit. 🫠 With my next cycle class at the Mary Free Bed YMCA tomorrow (Monday, 6pm), … Continue reading Nothing Good Comes Easy 532

Make It Look Easy 526

Summary Profile and Playlist: WARM UP: WONDER / morgxn, PVRIS SEATED FLAT W/ SPIN-UPS: Falling Up / FIXL, Matt Wills, Andy Kulter POWER CLIMB: Make It Look Easy / Valley Of Wolves ALT SEATED / STANDING HILL: Hallucination / Regard, Years & Years ATTACKS ON A HILL: Waiting To Feel Like This / Louis The … Continue reading Make It Look Easy 526

Welcome Back + Carry On 507

If my last post way back in April started off with WTF, I have no idea how to start this post, more than 7 months later!  Here's a SHOUT OUT to John Bratton, owner of California Cycle Path, for an Instagram PM and kick in the ass to get back on the blog...Thanks John! So … Continue reading Welcome Back + Carry On 507

Limitless 505

Inspiration:  This will be my last post for the next several weeks...FOR THE RIDE INSIDE is going dark for Lent in 2020.  And this is a great RED LINE, burner for Fat Tuesday! This mix loaded with speed and strength intervals on flats and hills, from 20 second sprints to full minute crushers!  And you … Continue reading Limitless 505

Fire’t Up 490

Inspiration:  There's a chill in the air outside...things are heating up inside and we're having a good ride with this new mix.  There are two versions posted below, the summary ride profile is for the 45 minute class.  The mix is named for the Brantley Gilbert track...a little something for country music fans.  Plenty of … Continue reading Fire’t Up 490

Victorious 484

Inspiration: victory- achievement of mastery or success in a struggle or endeavor against odds or difficulties This week is UNITY week in west Michigan, as the four-day Unity Christian Music Festival takes over waterfront Heritage Landing in Muskegon, MI.  Live performances by many of the top contemporary Christian music artists, including: Rhett Walker Band, Tenth Avenue … Continue reading Victorious 484

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

Better Together: Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month (PFP Ride) 472

Inspiration:  April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month and Pedaling for Parkinson's is a cycling program to help those with PD! This is my 45-minute playlist for a PFP class I am subbing this Friday morning! While this playlist / ride profile was made specifically for the PFP class this week, I'm planning to use this … Continue reading Better Together: Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month (PFP Ride) 472

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