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The Diva Ride: Rolling Hills, for Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day present amazing opportunities to showcase fabulous and inspirational women artists as you quote powerful women during the ride. I’ve taken my Diva Ride profile, switched up a few songs, and added it as a Quick Profile for ICA members.

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RIP 2021 Tribute Ride Profile: Long Sweet-Spot Intervals

My 2021 tribute ride seemed to fall together quite well this year; the energy, tempo, and variety of the tracks fit perfectly into a longer-interval profile. There are tracks from just about every genre we love to use in cycling classes.

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Two Super Bowl Profiles and Three Exciting Playlists for Game Day

Check out our two Super Bowl profiles and three Spotify playlists just in time for the big game!

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Five Valentine’s Day Cycling Profiles

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and ICA has five Valentine’s Day cycling profiles that will challenge your students both physically and mentally while they sing along. Help your students reach their fullest potential this year in self-love by inspiring them through your choice of music, coaching, and cues found in these profiles.

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Quick Profile: One Cadence Wonder, The Magic of 80 RPM

Our newest profile is a progressive-intensity profile that is ridden entirely at a cadence of 80 rpm. In the indoor cycling environment, the cadence of 80 rpm can be used for anything…literally anything!

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Quick Profile: 3 x 15 Sweet-Spot Intervals

This profile is intended to target muscular endurance by featuring long intervals performed mostly in Zone 3. In order to keep riders engaged, it varies resistance and cadence every few minutes. To make it interesting, it uses the wedding tradition of “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” as a musical theme.

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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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ICA’s Favorite Indoor Cycling Holiday Profiles

The holidays are quickly approaching and we wanted to share our favorite holiday profiles with you now, so you have ample time to enjoy them with your students.

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Winter Solstice Profile

This is a different twist to our typical December profiles, and one that you will find useful throughout a cold winter. Shari Miranda brings you her Winter Solstice Profile, with all songs pertaining to “light” and “sunshine.” This profile is perfect for those who prefer not to do a holiday-themed ride. You and your students will enjoy this journey to the light!

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Quick Profile: Flying 40s

Flying 40s is a high-intensity, short-duration, lower-cadence interval profile with an aim to increase muscular strength and power output. This drill is also known as “40/20s.” This profile will guide you in explaining the physical sensations your riders should experience in order to achieve the desired adaptations. 

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