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You detailed your last bike with streamers and a pink horn.
Hop back on the banana seat at Flywheel Sports’s first Texas locale. The popular indoor cycling chain focuses on 45-minute rides that mix climbs, descents, and upper-body work with a weighted bar.
In-house DJ Scott Melker’s jammin’ playlists keep you from pulling out your pigtails. Here’s one just for your ears (and hips, and buns, and thighs).
“Beautiful Day,” by U2
(Warm up with Bono.)
“Calling (Lose My Mind),” by Sebastian Ingrosso, Alesso, and Ryan Tedder
(Go crazy on a sprint across a flat “road.”)
“Too Close,” by Alex Clare
(Strong driving beat and soulful sound, you know, for comfort.)
“The Night Out,” by Martin Solveig
(An upbeat ditty to make you sweat.)
“Mercy,” by Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, and 2 Chainz
(Beg for it when you feel the burn.)
“Sweet Nothing,” by Calvin Harris feat. Florence Welch
(Nothing like another quick sprint.)
“Ready or Not,” by Fugees
(The going gets tough.)
“Get It Started,” by Pitbull feat. Shakira
(Ready, set, ride!)
“I Cry,” by Flo Rida
(No tears. It’s a flat-ride anthem.)
“1901,” by Phoenix
(For when you’re about outta juice.)
“Best of You,” Foo Fighters
(Superlative work. Coast to the finish line.)
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