Crossroads (aka Take My Breath Away) 344

Inspiration: Thanks Katy for the email this week...it's been too long since I've logged into my WordPress account and posted more FOR THE RIDE INSIDE! I've been wanting to get this mix posted as I've used it 3 or 4 times the past week...my new favorite 60m ride mix and great feedback from many riders. … Continue reading Crossroads (aka Take My Breath Away) 344

Ride Of Your Life 320

Inspiration: My weekend class rotation schedule and subbing commitments has made for a busy 5 day run with 8 classes. So...with a full weekend of classes, I really needed (wanted) to put together a fresh 60m tracklist and ride profile, really working toward that ULTIMATE ride. I think this one is very close to it! … Continue reading Ride Of Your Life 320

…Faster 280

Inspiration: Surprise...lots of quick footed sprinting on tap for this ride, with a few hills along the way to mix it up. Thanks to fellow Y instructor Marcia for the tip on Andrew Ripp and a few great riding tracks, including Falling Faster for a sweet warm up. Cole's Memories is one of several great … Continue reading …Faster 280

Make You Better 243

Inspiration: A 60 minute class today calls for a fresh 60 minute playlist! Also this weekend...the first weekend of the 2015 installment of LaughFest, an annual event in the greater Grand Rapids area. This year is the fifth time comedians have taken over the city for 10 days of this "seriously funny" event. Last night … Continue reading Make You Better 243

We Come We Rave (We Ride) We Love 235

Inspiration: Found one of those rare Country tracks that's great for a spin mix...Homegrown, just released by the Zac Brown Band.  Some other great tracks include Brika's Gold, Bitter Sweet Symphony, Uprising and Little Mix's Unplugged version of Little Me. Genre: Alternative, Country, Dance/Electronic, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 49 minutes Preview and Purchase at iTunes: Warm up - Gold - Gold - … Continue reading We Come We Rave (We Ride) We Love 235

Let The Beat Control Your Body (Endurance Ride) 232

Inspiration: After two weeks of holidays and a winter snow storm, this Thursday it'll be time to get back to the Endurance Cycling class...here's this weeks ride playlist/summary profile. Genre: Alternative, Dance/Electronic, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 93 minutes Preview and Purchase at iTunes: Warm up - Low Rider - The Hits Seated / Standing Flat … Continue reading Let The Beat Control Your Body (Endurance Ride) 232

Ahead… 231

Inspiration: For a change of pace, there's not much variety, but all solid EDM hits (many are Radio Edits) on this "one-track ride". Close your eyes and ride this house party mix to an awesome calorie burn...climb steep hills, sprint on flat road & up hill...attack hills while running with resistance. "BEST DAYS ARE STILL … Continue reading Ahead… 231

Come Alive 224

Inspiration: For this mix...I pulled about half of the tracks from the archive, the others are new tracks from the latest NEW MUSIC TUESDAY on SPOTIFY. Lorde's Yellow Flicker Beat (from latest Hunger Games) was performed live on the AMA's. Check out Elephante's Shake The Earth, featuring Lyon Hart...and B.o.B.'s Coastline. Enjoy the 60+ minute … Continue reading Come Alive 224

Stay High: A REMIX Ride 222

Inspiration: It's time for another fresh mix and it's been a while since I put together a collection of REMIX tracks. This one's an hour and includes a few very current tracks...a few that are 2-3 years old. Checkout the Chainsmokers REMIX of Habits/Stay High! Genre: Alternative, Dance, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 61 minutes On … Continue reading Stay High: A REMIX Ride 222

A Little More 221

Inspiration: This fresh mix is mostly new music...but includes a couple classic rock tracks. A couple favorites include new music by Mat Kearney and Kiesza. Like most of my ride profiles, you'll see a mix of flat road and hill climbs...along with some jumps and sprints to keep your energy level UP! Have a great … Continue reading A Little More 221