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  • …Quick Machines (The BIG GAME Endurance Ride) 355

    …Quick Machines (The BIG GAME Endurance Ride) 355

    Inspiration: Another NFL pairing goes helmet to helmet this weekend for the SUPER BOWL 51. It’s also time for another Sunday afternoon ENDURANCE RIDE. Here’s a classic rock themed mix for a powerful 90 minute workout. Most tracks are longer (5 minutes plus) and geared for a steady pace along flat road or up hill […]

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  • The Hills 292

    The Hills 292

    Inspiration: The name of this one says it all. Other than warm-up, lead track, cool down and a couple of sprints…ALL HILLS! A SPOTIFY link to a shorter 45m version also! Genre: Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock. Approximate time: 63 minutes Preview and Purchase at iTunes: Warm up – The Hills – The Weeknd Seated / […]

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  • Godspeed… 290

    Godspeed… 290

    Inspiration: Can’t wait for Thursday AM this week…to start the day with a group ride INSIDE at the Y. As usual, lots of current favorites on this mix, but the best track here is the Arty Remix of Ed Sheeran’s Bloodstream (with Rudimental)…check it out! Others that will be great for your group ride: Godspeed, […]

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  • Join Together 271

    Join Together 271

    Inspiration: ROCK AND ROLL! Some lesser known tracks will still keep you movin’ through this full hour ride. Check out the two current remixed versions of the classics…Join Together and L.A. Woman. Genre: 100% Classic Rock Approximate time: 62 minutes Preview and Purchase these and other CLASSIC ROCK tracks here >>> Classic Rock – Various […]

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  • Five Hundred Miles 262

    Five Hundred Miles 262

    Inspiration: A little bit of everything here, including a couple tracks recommended by other instructors via Spotify and Facebook: updated versions of In the Air Tonight and I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles). A few new and memorable tracks by Mumford & Sons, Parachute, Paul van Dyk, Duke Dumont and Clean Bandit…check them out! Genre: Pop, […]

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  • Make You Better 243

    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 […]

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  • All of You 171

    All of You 171

    Inspiration: A new favorite mix for one of my favorite things to do at the Y! Plenty of dance tracks on this one. Genre: Alternative, Dance, Pop, Rock Approximate time: 65 minutes Ride Playlist: Preview and purchase at iTunes: Gravity – Gravity (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) I Love It (Tiësto’s Club Life Remix) – Club […]

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  • (Cycle)path 169

    (Cycle)path 169

    Inspiration: Mostly new tracks from Spotify, including a great warm up track from Twin Forks, new Markus Schulz, and repeat track Take Me Home. If you (still) don’t have a premium Spotify account, you can use the iTunes links below to preview and purchase tracks from this mix. Enjoy the Ride! Genre: Alternative, Dance, Pop, […]

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  • Showdown:  Classic Rock vs. EDM 165

    Showdown: Classic Rock vs. EDM 165

    Inspiration: A full hour of Classic Rock and Electronic Dance Music…it’s a Showdown! Genre: Classic Rock, Electronic/Dance Approximate time: 61 minutes Ride Playlist: Showdown – Strange Magic – The Best of Electric Light Orchestra Beam Me Up – Beam Me Up – Single Twilight Zone – Cut So Young So High – The Rules of […]

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  • Take Me Away 122

    Take Me Away 122

    Inspiration: When getting a haircut the other day, heard a classic Van Halen tune that had to get on my playlist. Genre: Alternative, Pop, Rock, Dance Approximate time: 63 minutes Ride Profile & Playlist: 01. 4:28 WARM UP / Proud – Heather Small 02. 3:37 SEATED & STANDING FLAT / Stay The Night (Yuksek Remix) […]

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