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Happy Birthday Tom Scotto and John Chappell of ICA!

Today is Tom Scotto’s birthday, and last week was John Chappell’s birthday, so I want to wish both of them a group Happy Birthday from ICA and on behalf of all our members and followers of the Indoor Cycling Association! Tom you probably know pretty well from his informational, inspirational, educational, and sometimes downright humorous posts, […]

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Mainstream Music Monday: Groovin’ Flat Road

It’s dance-y, it’s fun and joyful, it’s got a GREAT, hard-to-find bpm…there’s not one reason I think you should skip this week’s suggestion!

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The Magic of Mentoring New Instructors, Part 1

Mentoring new instructors is a valuable tool in helping them navigate the often overwhelming flood of information they receive in their certification and the weeks that follow. Listen to this audio interview with Melinda Massie of Lexington, KY, as she describes how she loves to take new instructors under her wing. If you’ve ever thought about mentoring (or if you’re a facility looking to develop a mentoring program) don’t miss this interview!

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More Than a Ride

Many of the instructors I know give a ton back to our community. In addition to going above and beyond preparing our regular classes (even though the pay we receive often does not come close to compensating us for our effort), hundreds of instructors participate in charity rides and events to help organizations with their mission. Like many, I’ve had the honor of leading and participating in indoor cycling benefit rides. Although the cause and mission is serious, these events are some of the most fun and inspiring times I’ve spent on an indoor bike.

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Friday Favorites: Chill Climb

Quirky chill track that has interesting non sequiturs…

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3 Ways to Get Your Riders to Commit (No Matter What)

There’s a funny fable about a chicken and a pig who wanted to make a bacon-and-egg sandwich for the farmer they liked so much. The chicken said, “I could provide some eggs.” The pig replied, “that’s fine, but while you’re making a contribution, I’m making a real commitment!”

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Wednesday Timeless Classics: A Beautiful Climb from BDG

A wonderful climbing track that seems to go forever…

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