FIRST RIDE: CycleBar – Grand Rapids

This is my first studio review post since COVID-19 shuttered fitness studios back in March 2020...its great to be back in the saddle for another FIRST RIDE! If you haven't heard of CycleBar, where have you been?! In Metro Detroit there are about a half-dozen of them. Back in 2014 I had my FIRST RIDE … Continue reading FIRST RIDE: CycleBar – Grand Rapids

C is for Christmas 519

Happy Holidays! I hope this blog post finds you in good health and filled with only the joyous feelings of the Christmas season! After the past 20+ months we do need more JOY all around the world. JOY for the Canum family came just about two years ago with the arrival of our 1st grand … Continue reading C is for Christmas 519

New Normal 510

After four months or more since my last post...time for another ride mix to share with all you indoor cycling enthusiasts! I hope you and your riders are well and settling into a NEW NORMAL routine. For me, I continue to just sit back and enjoy the ride. Things are slightly crazier at the DAY … Continue reading New Normal 510

(for the ride) Inside Friend 506 and a ‘420’ Bonus

Inspiration: WTF!  Life on Earth has changed so much since I signed off for an intentional pause, just before the start of Lent.  The irony of lent this year, turns out I gave up more than blog posts this lent...worse yet, tens of thousands of people are loosing their battle with Covid-19, and many survivors … Continue reading (for the ride) Inside Friend 506 and a ‘420’ Bonus

The Future of Indoor Cycling – Part I of II

While the next two posts are titled The FUTURE of Indoor Cycling, before looking into the Future, this PART I looks to the PAST and also the CURRENT state of indoor cycling as an essential fitness option for many...around the world!  Let's go for a ride... While the earliest evidence of indoor cycling goes back … Continue reading The Future of Indoor Cycling – Part I of II

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

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!

Rogue Ones 450

Inspiration:  MERRY CHRISTMAS! Here's a ROGUE RIDE for you.  8 of the 9 Spinning movements and 17 great tracks, including these favorites:  Remember, Pretty Lies, So Close, Help Me Mama, If You Were Mine, This Is What I Live For, Rogue Ones and comethru!  For shorter classes, I have the 45 minute Spotify playlist below. … Continue reading Rogue Ones 450

Ha Leh Lou Ya 448

Inspiration:  It's a brand new week and another fresh mix for your RIDE INSIDE.  Coming off the Thanksgiving feast and heading into more good eats and treats this December...time in the cycle studio is MANDATORY to burn off all those excess calories.  This ride playlist and profile will GET 'R DONE! Finish up this 11th month … Continue reading Ha Leh Lou Ya 448

The Journey 431

Inspiration: Just took THE JOURNEY for a test ride this morning at 7:30...and for an encore ride at 10:15. With all the positive feedback (and sweat on the floor), this is my new FAVORITE RIDE! More of a rock theme on this one...but still a good variety for a crowd-pleaser. I NEVER use a track … Continue reading The Journey 431