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New Year’s Revolution Profile: Be Unstoppable!

This year, I put bits and pieces together from many of the ICA New Year’s profiles into a New Year’s REVOLUTION ride with the goal of inspiring my riders to Be Unstoppable! 

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Kick Off the New Year With These Six New Year’s Profiles

As another year draws to a close, many of us are looking forward to getting back to our regular routines. Help your students reach their fullest potential this year by inspiring them through your choice of music, coaching, and cues found in these New Year’s profiles.

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Quick Profile: In Honor of Mountains

I created this profile In Honor of Mountains to celebrate International Mountain Day on December 11, but, of course, good climbing profiles with great music can be used any time of the year. Almost all of the songs are based on the theme of mountains and being “on top of the world.” 2022: A NEW ALL-CLIMBING VERSION OF THIS PROFILE HAS BEEN ADDED!

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Theme Ride Thursday: International Mountain Day

Did you know that December 11 is International Mountain Day? What a joy to know that something we love to simulate in our cycling classes has been given its own day to be honored! It’s a great way to create a theme and promote a special day of climbing to honor the mountains around the world. Here is a playlist on the theme of mountains, summit, and top of the world with 160 songs to help you create your own mountain-themed ride.

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Theme Profile: Winter Solstice Redux (X 2)

One of my yearly traditions in my classes is to teach a Winter Solstice ride using songs from our bucket playlist on the theme of lights. Here is my most recent version of Shari Miranda’s Winter Solstice theme profile…AND Shari’s updated version of her profile as well!

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Profile: Turbo-Charged Intervals

A high-intensity interval profile with 60/60s, 30/30s, 40/20s, and two sprints. Combined with a killer playlist, your class will be asking for this profile by name!

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Need a Thanksgiving Profile? ICA has 4 Thanksgiving Profiles for Members

The cornucopia of ICA Thanksgiving profiles is overflowing with four different and exciting rides—you should be able to teach a different one in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. Here they are all in one place to make it easier for you to locate them.

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Quick Profile: Black Friday Intervals in the Shopping Mall

This is a journey ride based upon the US holiday of Black Friday, which occurs the day after Thanksgiving. The intent of the profile is to mimic some of the experiences that occur on Black Friday and to match the stress with high-intensity intervals.

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Tears From the Moon: Lunar Eclipse Theme Ride and Bucket Playlist

EDIT: We have an eclipse on November 7th, 2022!
May 16, 2022, is the next total eclipse of the moon. Use this threshold climbs profile and playlist to celebrate this celestial event. Also included is a bucket playlist of over 200 songs about the moon, earth, stars, and planets. Feel free to switch out a few songs and use this profile for any full moon throughout the year.

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Two More Rocktober Profile Options

While these two profiles by Julianne Lafleur consist of all rock songs perfect for Rocktober, your rock-and-roll lovers will enjoy them any time of the year!

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