Happy SUN-day! Today is living up to its name in West Michigan and across the State - the sun is shinning bright in the cold blue December sky...shinning bright on the Detroit Lions who won today at Ford Field...shinning bright on U of M Wolverines after winning the NCAA BigTen Championship game yesterday! I'm planning … Continue reading Take Me To The Sunshine 538
Today's theme ride is a tribute to many D-named artists over the decades...from DEPECHE MODE and THE DOORS to DUA LIPA and DRAKE; from pop artist DEMI LOVATO to alternative group DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE; and from classic rockers DEF LEPPARD to contemporary Christian LAUREN DAIGLE. Yep, an eclectic mix of music for your spin-tastic … Continue reading “D” Day 537
It's been a while, and I know this ride is posted at the 11th hour...but better late than never! HAPPY THANKSGIVING and wishing you the best for the holidays. ENJOY THE RIDE! Playlist & Summary Ride Profile 1 Warm-up: I'm a Mess / Avril Lavigne, YUNGBLUD 2 Combo flat: Let Yourself Free / Fitz and … Continue reading Thanksgiving 🔥 536
This week is my 10th anniversary of being a certified Indoor Cycling Instructor (and blogger). And WOW, what a ride it has been! Coincidentally, Monday is also 10/10...PERFECT! My indoor cycling journey actually started a few months earlier than October 2012, while I was an adjunct finance professor at Davenport University. The University purchased about … Continue reading Indoor Cycling over the years…A DECADE IN THE SADDLE, still enjoying THE RIDE INSIDE!
All the W's...for the WIN (from Washington DC)!
Today, Monday night studio cycling at Mary Free Bed YMCA goes to a FULL HOUR ride! Time to FIRE UP! More 60-minute fresh mixes to come, but this week I'll be doing an encore ride with this popular pre-pandemic ride (just barely "pre") from January 2020. https://fortherideinside.com/2020/01/01/start-a-fire-500/ Original post: January 1, 2020 NEVER FORGET! Completely … Continue reading RE-POST: Start a Fire 🔥 500
The name of this says it all...Enjoy the Ride! Many current pop tracks and a few multiples for these artists: John Newman, Hey Violet, and Harry Styles. Also a couple extended tracks at 5+ minutes. CHECK OUT ALL OF THEM...have a great week! Don't miss the featured news at the end of this post...tough times … Continue reading So Good 534
Hailee Steinfeld & Anderson .Paak's recent track COAST, is the inspiration for this ride post and tribute to former favorite boutique cycle studio FLYWHEEL. Co-founded by boutique cycling "powerhouse" Ruth Zukerman, Flywheel "obtained a cultlike status among riders for its competitive leaderboard system, had 42 indoor cycling and barre studios around the United States, including … Continue reading Coast (“NEVER COAST”) 533
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
What do think of Mondays? Hope, anxiety, fresh start, dread, happiness, sorrow, indifference? Merriam Webster’s definition leaves me wanting more… Mon·day: the second day of the week Another online dictionary gives you this... the day of the week before Tuesday and following Sunday 😝 I always think of Monday as the FIRST day of the … Continue reading M is for MONDAY 531