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He Won’t Back Down…RIP, Tom Petty

The world lost an incredible musician today. Here is a list of some of my favorite Tom Petty tracks to use in my cycling classes, and how I use them. I’ve also created a Spotify playlist of what I feel are some of his best songs for a wide variety of uses in your classes, from the warm up, to the cool-down, to fast flats, hard climbs, and much more.

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Mainstream Music Mondays: Seated Tempo Ride with Accelerations

This easy-on-the-ears, addicting song has its own genre created by the artist. Are you ready to put a little “freakpop” in your playlist? Of course you are! I bet you’re gonna love this song!

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Labor Day Playlist: There’s WORK to Do!

Are you working for the weekend? Let the countdown begin!

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Step Outside Your Musical Box: Motown

Although it’s a also record company, the Motown sound is considered a genre as well. It’s a sound that combines soul, rhythm and blues, pop, and characteristics of gospel music and its artists are largely African American. Come take a walk down memory lane as Laura shares some of her favorite songs from this genre.

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Theme Ride Thursday: Are You Ready for Back to School?

It’s time for the kiddos to head back to school. While we’re all getting used to the new routine, we’ve pulled our favorite back-to-school profiles and updated our back-to-school playlist.

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Step Outside Your Musical Box: Country Music

Ah, country music! I’ll put it this way—when I mention this genre I get the same response that I’d get if I’d mentioned Brussels sprouts or kale. Some people think it’s OK, some love it, but a lot of people turn up their noses! Well, if you don’t think you like country music you may want to reconsider your viewpoint. I have a hunch that some music you think is really fantastic is just country music in disguise!

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Theme Ride Thursday: Red, White, and Blue — A Fourth of July Playlist Just for You!

Hold on to your sparklers, folks, and get ready to ride to these songs of freedom!

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Theme Ride Thursday: Bring on the Summer!

Two playlists to celebrate the lazy, hazy days of summer and the end of the school year! Plus, our Surfin’ Safari profile is bound to get your riders smiling. This profile has been a big hit with our members!

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Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Turns 50!

For the benefit of Mr. Kite, there will be a show tonight…

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RIP to Another Rock Icon, Gregg Allman

Honoring musical legends in our cycling classes when they leave this world is a great way to play tribute to amazing artists, while at the same time expanding your own musical repertoire. It gives you an excuse to play tracks you might not normally play—and who knows? You—and your riders—may discover genres you wouldn’t normally ride to! Here are four Allman Brothers songs you won’t want to miss.

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