A quick recap of indoor / studio cycling options in the metro Grand Rapids, MI area...14 businesses and organizations offering LIVE group classes in 2023!
HOME…for the Holidays!
Just a quick post with this HOME-grown playlist for the season! Just over an hour of 'HOME' themed tracks...ONLY A FEW ARE CHRISTMAS-themed! Enjoy the mix, enjoy the Holidays, and always... ENJOY THE RIDE 🚴🎶😅 open.spotify.com/playlist/2OOarxXJmTH3KzglMWMOGF
Thanksgiving 🔥 536
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
Indoor Cycling over the years…A DECADE IN THE SADDLE, still enjoying THE RIDE INSIDE!
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!
RE-POST: Start a Fire 🔥 500
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
Coast (“NEVER COAST”) 533
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
Nothing Good Comes Easy 532
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
Sweetest RIDE 529
Plenty of current pop tracks packed into this 45+ minute HIIT ride. Enjoy the SWEETEST Ride 🚴🎶😅 Playlist and summary ride profile: WARM UP: INDUSTRY BABY / Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow ALT SEATED / STANDING FLAT: Sweetest Pie / Megan Thee Stallion, Dua Lipa ALT SEATED / STANDING HILL with optional FIGURE EIGHTHS: Honest … Continue reading Sweetest RIDE 529
Make It Look Easy 526
Summary Profile and Playlist: WARM UP: WONDER / morgxn, PVRIS SEATED FLAT W/ SPIN-UPS: Falling Up / FIXL, Matt Wills, Andy Kulter POWER CLIMB: Make It Look Easy / Valley Of Wolves ALT SEATED / STANDING HILL: Hallucination / Regard, Years & Years ATTACKS ON A HILL: Waiting To Feel Like This / Louis The … Continue reading Make It Look Easy 526
N is for NEW Year 520
Happy 2022! 🎉 Starting the new year, looking back to traffic on FOR THE RIDE INSIDE over the years…going back to 2012. NEARLY TEN YEARS of memorable rides, great music, fitness friendships, and hundreds of blog posts! Sad to say that 2021 was a light traffic year, with only 26K views and about 12K visitors…the … Continue reading N is for NEW Year 520