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Cycling Music: 10 Songs for Your Next Ride


Cycling in the city requires a level of focus that doesn't always mix well with music. But if you have access to a trail or park, the combination of tunes, fresh air, and speed can be totally invigorating.

Most riders will find that songs with 140 beats per minute match their pedaling pretty closely so this playlist focuses on songs around that tempo. Try a few to see which speed best suits your riding style, or if you're feeling ambitious, pedal through all ten to replicate the sort of interval workout you'd find in a spin class—but with much better scenery.

Paramore - Still into You - 137 BPM
Blondie - Call Me - 142 BPM
Pitbull & Christina Aguilera - Feel This Moment - 137 BPM
Britney Spears - Toxic - 143 BPM
Jonas Brothers - Pom Poms - 148 BPM
Paul Simon - Kodachrome - 134 BPM
David Guetta, Ne-Yo & Akon - Play Hard - 130 BPM
Bruno Mars - Locked out of Heaven - 146 BPM
Billy Idol - Cradle of Love - 144 BPM
Juicy J, Wale & Trey Songz - Bounce It - 140 BPM

To find more workout songs, check out the free database at Run Hundred. You can browse by genre, tempo, and era to find the best songs to rock your workout.


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