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I Took a Peloton Ride…and I Liked It. A Lot!

Last week, I took a Peloton ride, and I liked it…a lot. It wasn’t my first ride that I enjoyed, but this one was different. It was a 20-minute FTP test. Here is my review and what I did when I thought I would quit partway through.

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Review of Three Cycling Classes During My Trip to New York

While in New York a few weeks ago for the ECA conference, I had the opportunity to attend three very different indoor cycling classes: Flywheel, the Pursuit at Equinox, and a Spinning session at the ECA conference. Here is my review of each one, and the movie genre they reminded me of.

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Caught in the Pursuit

Billy Coburn finds himself in the new, digitally enhanced, competitive indoor cycling game at Equinox called The Pursuit. He lives to tell the tale…and he can’t wait to get back to try it again!

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Chris Plourde Takes Jennifer Through the Power Zones on the IC7

I finally got to ride one of the Indoor Cycling Group IC7 bikes at IDEA last week and it was every bit as wonderful as I expected. I sat and pedaled (easily for the most part) on the bike in the booth for about 45 minutes, while Chris Plourde explained the bike and the program.

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Group Performance Displays…Would You Consider It?

Group performance displays, such as the system created by Performance IQ, can be used to successfully market your program, increase engagement and attendance, inspire students to reach goals through greater opportunities for coaching, and to keep your students loyal. What’s not to love about a system like this? Now, you can receive an exclusive $250–$500 discount on your own system for your studio!

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Studio Highlight: Break Away Cycle and the Performance IQ System

I visited BreakAway Cycle and Strength in Longmont, Colorado, to meet ICA member Allison Zemanek and to experience the Performance IQ system for projecting heart rate and power data on to a screen at the front of the studio. When you read this article, be prepared to learn how to truly motivate your class beyond anything you’ve ever experienced!

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Product Review: Video interview on Class Builder from Cycling Fusion Part 3

Jennifer Sage, March 27, 2012 Here is part 3 of my interview with Gene. Hopefully some of you are getting very curious about Class Builder! It can really change your world as an instructor!

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Product review video: Jennifer Interviews Gene on Class Builder Video #2

Jennifer Sage, March 23, 2012 Here is part 2 of the interview with Gene Nacey of Cycling Fusion on Class Builder.

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Product Review Video: Class Builder from Cycling Fusion

Are you like me and hate reading instructions? Perhaps you’re afraid of Class Builder because like me, you thought it would take too long to learn? I interviewed Gene Nacey about Class Builder and how easy it can be to learn it. This is part 1 of a series of 4 videos that I’ll be […]

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Review of the Real Ryder bikes

Over the years I have gotten many inquiries from instructors, studio owners and even students asking me my opinion of Real Ryder bikes. So it’s about time I post what I think about these unique bikes that move. I love the Real Ryder! It makes you realize how easy it is to cheat on a regular […]

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