Currently Browsing: Class Profiles

Roller Coaster Ride REDUX: A Mountain Bike Single-Track Ride

It’s time for a redo of one of my most popular rides, the Roller Coaster Ride, a fun, adrenaline-filled simulation of a mountain bike ride. This time, most of the songs have a roller coaster theme. You’ll also find a playlist of more songs that include “roller coaster” (25+ songs and growing) in case you want to create your own ride on this fun theme.

Read More...

He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not—An Interactive Valentine’s Profile

This interactive profile is composed of seven drills that you let your riders pick as if pulling petals off a daisy to see if someone loves them or loves them not. I’ve done all the hard work for you so you can look like the brilliant creative instructor—just grab some construction paper and get ready to have some fun (while working hard) with your riders! Songs are a mix of love and heartache, including some recently released tracks.

Read More...

Quick Profile: Groundhog Day (An Out-and-Back Ride)

It’s time for a déja vu of our Canyon Ride, this time with a Groundhog Day theme. This concept is perfect for an entertaining out-and-back ride where you use an original song on one direction of the ride and a remix or cover of that song on the return. Contributor Susan Lafond has done all the hard work for you in creating this playlist.

Read More...

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.

Read More...

Australia Tribute Profile

Three great reasons to do an Australian Tribute Ride. 1. Australia Day is January 26. 2. Raise awareness of the devastating fires in the country; perhaps even do a small charity fundraiser (I’ve provided links to organizations to donate to). 3. Australian artists rock! Here is my profile and playlist.

Read More...

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!

Read More...

Quick Profile: Periodic Intensity

This new Quick Profile by Elan McAfee exercises the body AND the mind! Riders will take a tour of the periodic table and get an opportunity to answer some trivia questions along the way.

Read More...

Quick Profile: Ride of a New Decade, a 90-Minute Ride

Our latest profile from Susan Lafond takes you on a 90-minute ride from 2010 through 2019. Hop on!

Read More...

2019 RIP Quick Profile and Playlist—A Tribute to Artists Lost in 2019

2019 was another year of losing far too many musical artists, some as young as 21 and 30 years old. I compiled a Spotify playlist of the best songs for cycling from these artists. Then, I created a profile consisting of long intervals. I love the tracks I used in this profile—I hope you enjoy it!

Read More...

Quick Profile: Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll

We love this theme for several reasons. It solves the problem of music selection for a diverse age range and provides a memorable and creative experience for riders. Trust us, you will never run out of music to choose from.

Read More...

« Previous Entries Next Entries »