We Got the Power 462

Inspiration:  Power...MORE POWER!  More great MUSIC to power your ride INSIDE.  Three favorite power climbin' tracks:  We Got the Power, Incredible, Dreamin.   MR. ROBOTO (Styx) is the THROWBACK track on this playlist and seems to be a favorite after three classes this week!  Great new releases to start and end the ride too.  Happy BDay Khalid...21 … Continue reading We Got the Power 462

This Mountain 461

Inspiration:  TGIF!  A couple weeks ago I heard the title track for this ride and have been building the profile and playlist since.  Today it's done...a great start to the new month!  Just a few hills ahead here...some sprint intervals mixed in. So what's noteworthy?  Thunder to the Ground makes for a great opener, Mountain At … Continue reading This Mountain 461

On The Move: SPINdurance 2019.1 458

Inspiration:  Winter has returned to Grand Rapids, MI this weekend...a few inches of snow, sub-zero temps and talk about even colder wind chills!  It's a great day to hibernate with a new Spotify SPINlist for an upcoming Endurance Ride.  Several classic rock tracks from Styx, The Doobie Brothers, The Police, Fleetwood Mac and Steely Dan...and just … Continue reading On The Move: SPINdurance 2019.1 458

Fire N Gold: 2018 Winter Olympics Tribute 404

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiPySgn84W8 Inspiration: Another THEME RIDE! Olympians from 90 nations around the world are gathering in South Korea with visions of FIRE N GOLD! Keeping with the mountain terrain of Pyeongchang Country, this ride profile has several climbs. For added motivation, riders should imagine what it took for all 2,925 athletes to make the cut for … Continue reading Fire N Gold: 2018 Winter Olympics Tribute 404

Fall In 400

Inspiration: FOUR HUNDRED! No shortage of playlists and posts here at FOR THE RIDE INSIDE! A little irony with this FALL IN post... For the extended MLK Jr Holiday Weekend, my wife and daughters and I had a getaway weekend at our cottage in northern Michigan. Other than a 3 hour ROAD TRIP Saturday afternoon, … Continue reading Fall In 400

Class Schedule: Winter 2018

Still in 2017, but 2018 is already shaping up to be a busy year. Make this your year to encourage a friend, family member, co-worker to check out an indoor cycling class! Flywheel, SoulCycle...or locally, at one of these great spots: GRAND RAPIDS PARKS & RECREATION / Downtown Grand Rapids - TUE 6:30 - 7:25PM … Continue reading Class Schedule: Winter 2018

Long Black Road (Endurance Ride) 227

Inspiration: This week I'll be picking up a weekly Endurance Cycling class at the Y...90+ minutes of sweat & tunes every Thursday night for the next several weeks. It's been a while since I've done these extended Endurance rides, so I've got some work to do on my ride profiles & music playlists. Here's the … Continue reading Long Black Road (Endurance Ride) 227