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Your traveling songs playlist by Ryan Balciar.
RAMBLIN’ MAN BY LEMON JELLY
I think the lyricist may have spent some time in outer space.
LA CALLING BY CRYSTAL FIGHTERS
Los Angeles may be the most referenced city in modern music.
ONE NIGHT IN RIO BY LOUIE AUSTEN
Rio sounds splendid, but not under these circumstances.
PARIS, TOKYO BY LUPE FIASCO
A relaxing beat and jet set lyrics.
LONDON IN THE RAIN BY VARIETY LAB
If you don’t like a metropolitan area with precipitation, then look elsewhere.
AMSTERDAM BY PETER BJORN AND JOHN
No bicycling playlist would be complete without mentioning one of the most cycling-friendly cities in the world.
BEWITCHED (BARRIO JAZZ GANG REMIX) BY PAULINE LONDON
Did you know that Rotterdam is the second largest city in the Netherlands and from 1962-2004 it was the busiest port in the world?
RONDO ACAPRICIO BY TOSCA
Reminds me of waking in a city where I do not speak the native tongue.
THE SOUND OF SAN FRANCISCO BY GLOBAL DEEJAYS
A pretty strange remix that I find oddly satisfying.
DOWN IN LA (SHAZAM REMIX) BY MUNK
One of my current favorites. This tune will keep the ride moving.
Ryan Balciar has been mixing two of his passions, music and cycling, in the people’s republic of Boulder for the last 10 years. He is a part-time special education teacher, bike event co-ordinator for Green Guru, and the owner of the Cruiser Boutique. @cruiserboutique