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The Cycling Studio Flash Mob Proposal That Went Viral!

OnlyGood TV embraces diversity and supports dignity, equal rights and self-affirmation! We are celebrating Pride Month by sharing inspiring stories that feature our LGTBQIA+ community. Today we reflect on the epic Valentine's Day flash mob proposal that took the world by storm!

It was love at first playlist! Adam Keller, a JoyRide Cycling Studio instructor, took Valentine's Day 2016 to create a wedding proposal to end all proposals! Adam planned this top-secret, expertly choreographed, flash mob, cycling class proposal, asking his boyfriend, Jared Marinelli, also a JoyRide Instructor, the magic question... WILL YOU MARRY ME?


Adam and Jared, known as "Team Jadam," first met in March 2015 when Adam arrived at JoyRide's Ridgefield, Connecticut studio, looking for an instructor job. Jared was responsible for training Adam, and they instantly connected. They admit they both had crushes on one another from the moment they met, and everyone who witnessed the two of them together agreed there was instant chemistry.

It was only a week before they had their first official date. With their undeniable chemistry, it is no surprise they were meant to be! As Adam likes to say, "It was love at first JoyRide!"

Jared says of Adam, "He helps me be more organized and motivated in every way. I am now actively trying to plan for our future, now that we're a family and are going to grow together."

Now the real question is, do they take each other's JoyRide classes? Jared claims Adam is his favorite JoyRide instructor! #TeamJadam were officially joined at their Fall 2017 JOY STORY Wedding in Connecticut.

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