I ride more than a thousand hours indoors a year and I live
in Sunny Southern California. Why?
There is something special about the energy shared when a group cycles
together. Most cycling groups split apart as riders with different
abilities separate and join riders with similar abilities. Race Across
America or Ride the LA Bike Tour. In indoor cycling everyone participates
together and shares the experience at their individual level of
performance. The new rider can sit in with the seasoned amateur racer who
takes tips from the retired pro as the senior rider regains his youthfulness
by sharing with the
Many different formats of indoor cycling abound::
The aerobics on a bike of some group fitness classes,
SPINERVALS - a professionally coached training session for
Multi-hour charity ride,
SPINNING and YOGA recovery session.
Indoor Cycling 101 is a special two hour heartrate-monitored
session I have developed covering endurance base, strength, race, and
recovery efforts found in most all indoor cycling sessions. During and
following this session objective and subjective data is recorded to evaluate
each individuals abilities in the preceding effort zones. What is learned
from participating in Indoor Cycling 101 can be applied indoors and outdoors
to improve exercise performance and understanding of ones own ever changing
You may have many opportunities to participate in Indoor Cycling 101 and you
may return again and again to see how your understanding has improved and
abilities changed. Be on the lookout for an Indoor Cycling 101 class
near you. Many
more sessions will likely follow in the coming year.
See you all on the road, or perhaps indoors, next to me, on that trainer,
roller, or stationary bike.
By the way, riding a stationary bike is probably the safest way for you
photographers to practice taking pictures while pedaling.