No Questionable Lyrics Here

Last week I had a tiny incident with some unedited music, so this week I made an effort to include some safer, older music.  Lots of climbing at the front end of this ride.  Here is the Spotify link, enjoy!  cycle tunes 10.25.12

  • rascal flatts – banjo (4:17) : warm up / stretching.
  • andrew spencer – i need a hero (remix) (6:04) : starting at 1:00, alternate between one minute of climbing and one minute of in the saddle surging.
  • u2 – sunday bloody sunday (4:42) & bush – comedown (5:27) : climbing work, three peaks over the course of these two songs.
  • p!nk – blow me one last kiss (4:16) : sprints
  • ellie goulding – anything could happen (4:46) : this song is on repeat!  love it.  lifts in and out of the saddle.
  • starship – nothing’s gonna stop us now (4:31) & the cars – just what i needed (3:45) : final set of climbs.  two peaks.
  • flo rida – i cry (3:44) : sprints.
  • philip philips – home (3:29) : stretching / cool down.
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New Playlist!

hi everyone, a new playlist for this week.  it required some last minute changes halfway through as in one of the original songs enrique iglesias used some not so nice language.  will definitely put together an “old school jams” playlist for my next class to compensate.  here is the spotify link for this ride, enjoy!    cycle tunes 10.18.12

  • the distillery – bang your mullet (southern style) (3:20) : try not to judge the name of this song.  it’s a fun one for warming up and stretching.
  • wolf gang – the king and all of his men (4:04) : couple of easy hills as we warm up.
  • train – 50 ways to say goodbye (4:08) : surges up hill.
  • stevie nicks – edge of seventeen (5:30) : climbing, two tall peaks.  i encouraged the class to picture themselves as stevie, wind blowing in her hair, climbing uphill.
  • gotye, kimbra – somebody that i used to know (tiesto remix) (4:33) : lifts, in and out of saddle.
  • chris brown – don’t wake me up (3:42) : surges.
  • rihanna – diamonds (3:45) & needtobreathe – drive all night (4:13) : climbing, two tall peaks.
  • capital cities – safe and sound (3:13) : endurance ride, heavy resistance.
  • kelly clarkson – whyyawannabringmedown (2:43) : surges
  • watermark – gloria (3:11) : cool down and stretching

Quick Climb Uphill

hi everyone, a new playlist this week.  lots of climbing– in the saddle, lifts, out of the saddle, surges, enjoy!  here is the spotify link: cycle tunes 10.4.12

  • mumford and sons – babel (3:28) : warm up / stretch.
  • the black keys – gold on the ceiling (3:44) : surges up hill.  starting at incline, surge on chorus.  add gear on verses.
  • eva simons – i don’t like you (4:12) : lifts in and out of the saddle.  20 sec out/20 sec seated.
  • group 1 crew – the difference (3:58) : out of the saddle climb.
  • outkast – bombs over baghdad (4:19), september – party in my head (4:17) : heavy out of the saddle, drop down for 30 second surge.
  • britney spears – till the world ends (3:58) : lifts in and out of the saddle.
  • maroon 5 – lucky strike (3:05) : out of the saddle climb.
  • black crowes – hard to handle (3:08) : steady, uphill climb.  starting in the saddle.
  • darude – sandstorm (3:47) : heavy out of the saddle, drop down for 30 second surge.
  • hillsong live – you are more (5:48) : cool down / stretch