Re: Spin Gym???

Joel Morrissette

September 30, 2009 at 6:57 AM

Having attended sessions at PACE, I'll attest to their excellence. They
have an InsideRide SuperTrainer that's worth riding at least one. Great
tool for mid-winter hillclimb workouts.

-Joel

On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 11:49 AM, Russell @ Upper Echelon Fitness <
Russell@upperechelonfitness.com> wrote:

> I think P.A.C.E. is as close as it gets: www.portlandpace.com
>
> Lot's of excellent coach led work-outs for cyclists by professional coaches
> (Tedder, BRIHOP, Upper Echelon, Ironheads, etc), and an excellent training
> facility with rollers, trainers, SuperTrainer cycling treadmill, etc, and
> also strength and conditioning facilities. Not necessarily open 24-7, but
> pretty close. Email myself, Tedder, Abers, or any of the other coaches for
> more info.
>
> Commute over with your rain jacket and then
> do your work-out, and ride home. Best option until someone builds the
> indoor velodrome.
>
> RC
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> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 11:40 AM, Slate Olson wrote:
>
>> Not that inside with a Blazer game doesn't sound fabulous, but might I
>> suggest a more interesting solution: http://www.rapha.cc/rain-jacket/
>>
>> Slate
>>
>> On Sep 30, 2009, at 11:32 AM, Joe King wrote:
>>
>> Okay, I've had this idea forever, but really don't have them means to
>> do anything with it. So maybe someone else can take the ball and run
>> with it.
>>
>> Portland needs a real Spin Gym! With all the cyclists and all the
>> rain, we need somewhere to go.
>>
>> A place where there's a bunch of spin bikes some tvs and that's about
>> it. Sure, there could be all sorts of the simulated racing machines
>> and whatnot, but really just a place to sit on a spin bike and watch a
>> blazers game would be solid gold. Maybe charge a monthly membership,
>> maybe by the visit, there's a bunch of ways it could be structured to
>> make $$$.
>>
>> Last year I searched like crazy, and there isn't anywhere in town that
>> just has an area devoted to spin bikes, where you can just come in, on
>> your own time, and bang out some intervals.
>>
>> If anyone knows of such a place or wants to start one, get me in the
>> loop! I'll even work at the snack bar!
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Joe King
>> joe@pdxwheels.com
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