How cool is this? I hadn’t experienced an Indoor Cycling studio that offered reserved seats before. It had me feeling like a VIP when Amy and I visited CB Cyclebarn, Karen Casler’s studio last month. The website system she uses integrates her Mindbody account with the class rider data collected by Performance IQ. I thought you might like to see the string of conformation and followup emails the system creates automatically. First let’s reserve
A compendium (plural: compendia) is a concise, yet comprehensive compilation of a body of knowledge. A compendium may summarize a larger work. Gene Nacey with Cycling Fusion knows Training with Power – indoors and out. The Indoor Cycling Compendium for Power Training is a new ebook resource that Instructors can purchase to be well informed and comfortable communicating the finer points of Power Training into your classes. Here’s an excerpt from Sally Edwards’ Forward to
Star Trac had the new Spinner® Blade Ion on display at IHRSA. I rode one during Josh Taylor’s 6:30 am demonstration ride this past Thursday. After the class I discussed the Ion’s new features with Josh. I then got an overview of Spinning’s new Spinpower™ education from Program Director Angie Sturtevant, which I’ll share as a separate article. Basics The “Ion” differentiates this bike with Power from the conventional Spinner Blade. It uses the same chain
Both the FreeMotion S 11 series and Schwinn AC Indoor Cycles have the ability to record your ride data using a USB Thumb Drive. This past Sunday I asked Alan ******, one of my regular students, if he would be willing to have his class performance data recorded so I could share it with you. Al is a long time cyclist and we first met back in 1998 while I
They say good things come to those who wait! I’m very excite to announce that Stages Indoor Cycling has agreed to co-sponsor the conference this year and they will provide a room full of their new FreeMotion Indoor Cycles with POWER. Update: July 2011 – I am now teaching on the FreeMotion s11.9 and have a page dedicated to my review of this indoor cycle. I need to publicly thank both
While I was in Boston last week meeting with Tom Scotto, Bill Pryor and Kenji Freedman, Gene Nacey was at this years IHRSA in California. It’s the largest fitness equipment show in the USA and Gene was there checking out all the new Indoor Cycling bikes (or should I say cycles) that offer Power. Take a look at his video report. Live Report From IHRSA from Cycling Fusion on Vimeo.
Jennifer interviews me about my experiences at the IDEA Fitness Conference. Listen to the Podcast below or subscribe for free using or https://indoorcycleinstructor.com.s3.amazonaws.com/114_IDEA_Recap.mp3
I stumbled across this new power monitoring system that displays your data on a big screen + saves your data so you can compare your efforts from class to class. More evidence of the emergence of Indoor Cycling 2.0! From http://flywheelsports.com/experience/studio Flywheel believes in encouraging top quality performance. Our on-bike proprietary technology and the world’s first TorqBoard, displaying real time ride stats, allow you to achieve your personal best. And