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    Hi Doug the Cycling Fusion cert did not change...

    Hi Doug
    the Cycling Fusion cert did not change my thinking but it did focus it. It forced me to think big picture rather than brand. The Cycling Fusion Cert is not based on selling a brand of bike....
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    Hey Doug Thanks for the kind words. You are...

    Hey Doug
    Thanks for the kind words. You are right - it is all about our riders. Helping them reach their goals. Helping them succeed. We are the catalyst for their improved fitness and health.
    Glad...
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    I am in Puyallup. A town about 50 miles south of...

    I am in Puyallup. A town about 50 miles south of Seattle. It is just east of Tacoma. I lead Group Cycling Classes at the Mel Korum Y in Puyallup, Washington. You are welcome to join me for a class or...
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    We have a sound pressure meter at the Y I lead...

    We have a sound pressure meter at the Y I lead rides at. It measures decibels of sound. Most guidelines reccomend no louder than 85 decibels to protect hearing.
    I to like loud music during the rides...
  5. Cycling Fusion...

    Cycling Fusion recommends the following to determine handlebar fore aft position.
    1. Have the rider place the heal of their hands (with their fingers pointing forward) on the section of the...
  6. Thread: Spin Yoga

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    We offer a 60 minute class. The first 30 minutes...

    We offer a 60 minute class. The first 30 minutes is cycling. The next 30 minutes is yoga. It is a popular class. Some folks just stay for the 30 minute cycle. Others attend just for the 30 minutes of...
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    What type of indoor bike do you ride? Does it...

    What type of indoor bike do you ride? Does it have a display - like the Keiser? Find a heart rate monitor that is compatable with the display on the bike. It is much easier to see the display and...
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    Hi Richard Welcome. You will find a lot of great...

    Hi Richard
    Welcome. You will find a lot of great stuff here. How long have you been an instructor?
  9. I have been using Class Builder on an iTouch for...

    I have been using Class Builder on an iTouch for a couple of weeks. It is easy to use and my riders like the information that it projects on the wall. Even on the small screen of the iTouch (as...
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    Cycle Reebok may be gone but it is not forgotton....

    Cycle Reebok may be gone but it is not forgotton. The Y certification is based on and still uses the Cycle Reebok Manuel. The manuel is available from the Y Program Store (and maybe other places...
  11. Thread: Class builder

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    I have been playing with it for a few days. I...

    I have been playing with it for a few days. I used in a class for the first time today. It worked great. My cues popped up on my iPod Touch and were easy to see even with the small screen. The riders...
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    All signed up and really looking forward to the...

    All signed up and really looking forward to the Conference.
    Anybody else?
  13. Thread: Lighting

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    We had the same problem. All the ceiling lights...

    We had the same problem. All the ceiling lights are controled with one switch. We purchased two lights from Amazon (link below). They are mounted to the wall and simply plug in. They can be set to...
  14. Hi Gene If you are looking for beta testers you...

    Hi Gene
    If you are looking for beta testers you can add me to the list. I am using the origional Motorola Droid but plan to buy the Motorola Bionic when it is released on September 8 or as soon...
  15. Finding an extension cord for your ipod should...

    Finding an extension cord for your ipod should not be a problem. I have a 20 foot extension that I purchased at Radio Shack. It works great but can present a trip hazard if you are running it accross...
  16. Hi Gene My phone is a Droid. While I don't use...

    Hi Gene
    My phone is a Droid. While I don't use it for my rides - I could - it has the capability.

    I use a Sony Walkman MP3 player for my rides. I use Rhapsody for the music. Rhapsody is an online...
  17. Hi Gene Are you working on a version for the...

    Hi Gene
    Are you working on a version for the Android?
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    According to the Keiser M3 Cycling Foundations...

    According to the Keiser M3 Cycling Foundations manual:

    0.0539 Kcal / Watt / min + 1.23 Kcal / min

    "The M3 computer calculates and displays the cyclists expended kilocalories, based only on the...
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    A Y that I sub at occasionally offers 45 minute...

    A Y that I sub at occasionally offers 45 minute rides at lunch time. The ride starts at 12:15 and ends at 1:00. The rides average about 10 riders. This Y is located in downtown Tacoma and is an adult...
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    We have 30 RevMasters at the Y I lead rides at. I...

    We have 30 RevMasters at the Y I lead rides at. I have noticed the same problem with the resistance changing without touching the resistance knob - sometime the change is very dramatic as you...
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    I had the same problem for awhile. Now I...

    I had the same problem for awhile. Now I positioin the mic so that it is not in front of my mouth but rather straight out and a bit off to the side. That way I am not breathing directly on the mic. I...
  22. Thread: Hello!

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    Hi Jameyt Welcome. You will find lot of great...

    Hi Jameyt

    Welcome. You will find lot of great ideas and lots of helpful folks on Pedal On.

    Willie
    Spinning Star 2
    YMCA Group Cycling Instructor Trainer
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    Has anyone know anything about Safax training

    Safax Indoor Cycle Training is being offered at the YMCA I volenteer at. Does anyone know any thing about their training. Does their program / certification stay with in industry standards?...
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    Wow! It sounds like Jennifer really doesn't like...

    Wow! It sounds like Jennifer really doesn't like the RevMaster. I have had considerably less experience with different bikes then Jennifer but I like the RevMaster.

    One of the things I like about...
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    Good luck. Strong Kids is a great program. The...

    Good luck. Strong Kids is a great program.

    The Y that I volunteer at, Mel Korum YMCA in Puyallup, Washington, just finished it's Strong Kids Campaign. We set up a competition between different...
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