Micheal Barber is Vibe Ride’s Operations Manager, and he is also a Coach! Book your bike for his cycling classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm, and on Saturdays at 12:30pm!

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What do you teach?  Rhythm Rides and Remix Rides

Where are you from? I am originally from Mississippi, however I call Atlanta home and have been here for 4 years now.


What is your favorite song? I have too many to name a favorite but anything involving Hip Hop or 90’s Music and I am ready to ride!

What hobbies do you have outside of indoor cycling? I enjoy anything involving the outdoors or exploring new places including hiking, swimming, and running with my dog. Outside of fitness my passion lies in HIV and LGBT activism which I participate in numerous organizations and charity events throughout the Atlanta area.

What is something about you that many people would find surprising? At one point in my life I weighed 270 lbs. and would never step foot into a cycling class.


What motivated you to get into fitness/teaching? I have a weight loss journey of over 100 pounds that motivated me to get involved in the fitness community and share my love of fitness with others. I have been riding with the Vibe gang since the LA Fitness days and have really felt the support from both coaches and riders since I joined the Vibe family. I really enjoy the community feel that rhythmic cycling offers as we vibe together and we ride together! Our style of cycling is not only a total body workout, but it is a workout that is high energy and a fun experience while getting lost in the beat. I have yet to find another workout that I can truly say is FUN!