Instructor's Blog — indoor cycling instructor

Understanding BPM and RPM in the Cycling World

The Power of Music   A successful indoor cycling classes uses music to create energy which will pump up your participants. Whether it is a sprinting, jumping, climbing, or flat road drill; it's important to set the music to match the drills. The right music can make or break a class. Always match the profile of the drill to the correct tempo and think outside your own genre for music in a class.   RPM Versus BPM RPM = Revolutions Per Minute "In cycling, cadence (or pedalling rate) is the number of revolutions of the crank per minute; this is the rate at which a cyclist is...