Pride With Team Stryde

This month (and every month!), we are proud to celebrate, empower and amplify the resilience of our instructors and the entire LGBTQ+ community.  Will Hemond What does Pride mean to you? For me: Pride is about acknowledging, celebrating, and embracing who I am – and who everyone else around me is.  What do you wish people knewContinue reading “Pride With Team Stryde”

Amplifying Voices: Julie I.

Julie has been a passionate rider for many years which was the force behind her opening Prime Cycle. The community is a direct reflection of the qualities that you would likely use to describe Julie; inclusive, dedicated and fun. Julie is driven by happiness and is a firm believer that passion can drive success andContinue reading “Amplifying Voices: Julie I.”

Amplifying Voices: Megan H.

Megan is known for many things; owner of High Ride Cycle, mentor, friend, the ultimate hype girl and recently named Classpass Instructor of the Year. Megan has created something so special in Denver, CO, (it’s truly remarkable!) and is all rooted in her dedication to inclusion and equality. It starts at the top with MeganContinue reading “Amplifying Voices: Megan H.”

Amplifying Voices: Yesenia D.

Yesenia is a force on and off the bike. This probably doesn’t come to a surprise to those who have had the opportunity to meet her, or get lost in her beat-based, heart-pumping rides at our partner studio, Prime Cycle, or on the Stryde app. She’s a leader who believes in pushing past comfort zones.Continue reading “Amplifying Voices: Yesenia D.”

Amplifying Voices: Brian S.

Brian brings an electric feel to everything he does, reminding us all to celebrate the big and small things in life and the beauty we each individually bring to this world.  Whether you are clipping in with Brian on Stryde, or taking a yoga sculpt class with him in NYC, you will leave feeling happierContinue reading “Amplifying Voices: Brian S.”

Black History Month

This month we acknowledge and celebrate the resilience, inspiration and beauty within the Black community and culture. We will host a series of rides that honor Black artists who have influenced music and pop culture. For every unique rider to take a Black History Month class on the Stryde app, Stryde will donate to theContinue reading “Black History Month”

Holiday Health Tips

10 tips that can help you maximize your health this holiday season. Written by: Taylor Wesley, Registered Dietitian at Radiate Nutrition and in-person instructor at High Ride Cycle, our studio partner in Denver, CO. Plan, Plan, Plan: Without a plan, anything and everything can happen. Take time each week to plan your meals and workouts.Continue reading “Holiday Health Tips”

Caitlin’s Stryde Journey

In just three weeks, Stryde has made Caitlin S. feel stronger and more motivated. For Stryde rider, Caitlin S., believing in the process and herself has been what keeps her motivated to lead a healthier life for not only her, but her family. She began her fitness journey with the goal of more than losingContinue reading “Caitlin’s Stryde Journey”

Stryde Rider Experience

Stryde rider, Taylor P. explains why Stryde has been one of the best decisions she’s made both mentally and physically. Like many others, I found myself really struggling with weight gain during the pandemic. After my wedding, the motivation to work out every day really just faded away. I had gained back most of theContinue reading “Stryde Rider Experience”

Liz Stoyan Interview

Stryde Instructor, Liz Stoyan discusses what it’s like to be a cycling instructor. Get to know Liz! Liz joins the Stryde platform from our studio partner, High Ride Cycle in Denver, CO. She’s been an instructor at High Ride since 2019 and has taught virtually on the Stryde platform since 2020. From elementary through highContinue reading “Liz Stoyan Interview”

February Newsletter

Hi Stryde fam! We hope you are all healthy and well.As many of you may already know, this Black History Month, Stryde has invited our community to remember, acknowledge and honor the energy and meaning behind this month. We’re encouraging you to join the celebration around the black community and culture through music and movement while takingContinue reading “February Newsletter”

January Newsletter

Happy New Year! We hope you all had a wonderful + healthy holiday. Here at Stryde we are entering 2021 with gratitude + a mindset that there is no better time for new beginnings than right now. To put action to our words, we are challenging ourselves + you to join our January “Healthy StartContinue reading “January Newsletter”

Healthy Start Challenge

Prepping for the new year? Join the Stryde Healthy Start Challenge! It will begin on January 1st, 2021 and end on January 31st, 2021. We are encouraging and challenging you to start 2021 in “Stryde” by completing 12 Stryde rides in the first month of the year. 12 rides? That’s nothing. You’ve got this! Rules:Continue reading “Healthy Start Challenge”

December Newsletter

Hi Stryde! We hope you had a happy and healthy Thanksgiving! This holiday season we have a lot to be grateful for here at Stryde and one the many things is having such an amazing community made up of incredible riders and inspiring instructors. To show our gratitude, we want to continue to bring theContinue reading “December Newsletter”

Riding Into November

Hi Stryde Community, There is a lot of excitement here at Stryde and we are thrilled to finally share it all with you! GIVE A BIG WELCOME TO PRIME CYCLE Prime Cycle is joining the Stryde community from Hoboken, NJ with full-body, cycling workouts that are choreographed rhythm riding. Their dedicated and experienced team willContinue reading “Riding Into November”

Riding Into September

Dear Stryde Community, We wanted to wish a warm welcome to all our new riders! With many bikes being delivered every week all around the country, we are thrilled to be cycling with you. We are very excited to announce a brand new Stryde Facebook Group! We hope it becomes a forum for exchanging yourContinue reading “Riding Into September”

Riding Into August

Hi Everyone, We are so excited to welcome two new instructors to Stryde: Liz Stoyan and Melanie Schneider, both from High Ride Cycle! Melanie brings the perfect balance of fun and hard work. She’ll have you sprint for 90 seconds, but she’ll also ask politely – “Please!” – and smile the entire time. In classContinue reading “Riding Into August”

Riding into May

It has now been over a month since we launched the Stryde app and we could not be more excited to be shipping our first Stryde bikes this week! Thank you so much for letting us into your homes. We hope you’ve enjoyed riding with us as much as we’ve enjoyed riding with you! Thank you also for theContinue reading “Riding into May”

Top 3 Shoes

A number of you have asked us whether there were cycling shoes that worked particularly well with the Stryde bike. First off – any reliable cycling shoes that are compatible with SPD clips or even sneakers will work! But of course we have a few favorites, and we wanted to share them with you. 1.Continue reading “Top 3 Shoes”

Studios on Stryde

Having a great instructor can make such a difference in your workout. When we were looking for partner studios for Stryde, we of course wanted to join hands with awesome instructor teams who will give our riders a heart-pumping fun class experience. But what we also love about boutique studios are the variations between them.Continue reading “Studios on Stryde”

ClassPass Awards

Wow: three of our studio partners were recognized as the best fitness studios in their cities by ClassPass voters! That’s High Ride, City Cycle and RedBike – and now you can find their awesome instructors on your Stryde bike. What’s cool is that all three are great, but all different. Megan’s team at High RideContinue reading “ClassPass Awards”

Creating the Bike

Before we set out to design our own hardware, we extensively tested existing products in the market and came up with our wish list for what we want to see in our own bike. First off, of course, was the tablestakes, high performance: we needed to have a smooth magnetic resistance, sturdy flywheel, extremely comfortableContinue reading “Creating the Bike”