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Profile: RIP 2022, Tribute Ride for the Artists We Lost in 2022

2022, you sucked! At least from the point of view of number of artists lost last year. Wow, it was hard to select songs for my tribute ride—I had to leave so many out. But here it is and I think you’ll enjoy it. As always, feel free to switch out songs from the bucket playlist of all the artists we lost—you may have some preferences different than mine.

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All the 6-Minute Songs You’ll Ever Need For Every Type of Profile!

Six-minute songs are quite useful for indoor cycling classes, so you need a wide variety to choose from when creating your playlists. You’ll use them for longer climbs, cadence work, focus drills, pacelines, and, of course, for the popular 3–2–1 Interval profiles and 6-minute Over/Under Intervals. We’ve got tons of 6-minute songs divided into five playlists of different tempos, making it even easier to select them for efforts at specific cadences.

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Friday Favorites: An Irresistibly Catchy Electronic Song from Norwegian Masters

This electronic music has a simple melody, is beautifully layered, and has a driving beat with a hypnotically repetitive background.

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Mainstream Music Monday: It’s About Time You Used This Song

It’s only a matter of time before you use this song for a hard, driving flat road effort.

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Ten Tips to Help Your Beginner Riders Feel More Comfortable So They Come Back Again and Again

Ten tips that you can do while teaching to make newbies feel comfortable and reduce any intimidation they may feel when coming to your cycling class for the first time so that they return again and again.

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Friday Favorites: Flashback—30 Years

Hop into the time capsule and take riders back to the ’80s with this song that has been locked away in the vault for the past 30 years. Do you remember this arena rock gem?

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Mainstream Music Monday: We Always Need More Great Cool-Down Songs!

Add this song to your next profile as a cool-down or recovery.

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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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Top 7 Ways to Grow as an Indoor Cycling Instructor in 2023

This year, I want to challenge you to reach new heights in your coaching. This may mean moving out of your own comfort zone. It’s something we ask of our riders all the time; how about ourselves? What can we do to push ourselves, to take risks, to put ourselves out there in front of our students and announce to the world that we aren’t afraid of growth?

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Friday Favorites: Get Ready for Anaerobic Intervals!

At just under 2 minutes, this high-energy song should be in rotation for your short, anaerobic intervals. All that matters when you cue up this song is that riders work to breathless by the second half.

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