Seeking a Cycling Studio

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  • Hi!

    I'm new to the area and looking to get back into shape now that my kids are back in school.  Any recommendations on great spinning / indoor cycling studios?



    Ride Oakland on Piedmont Avenue! Fantastic workout with no attitude. 

    Hi, if you are near Piedmont Ave area in Oakland, check out Ride Oakland. I've been going 1-2x/week for well over a year - clean and friendly atmosphere, good music and inspiring instructors. Pay by the class or for a pack of rides. Multiple classes offered a day. Women-owned too.

    It would have been helpful to know where you are.  "Area" is a little vague.  There are 9 Bay Area counties!  There's a Flywheel studio in my office building in San Francisco (One Market Plaza)  that my co-workers like.  But if you're in Marin or the East Bay or South Bay, this won't be practical.

    Hi - try the YMCA., Downtown Berkeley. They have great classes including spin. The membership is good to use at other YMCAs as well.
    Downtown Berkeley Y is popular, take BART if at all possible. The smaller Albany YMCA has a lot of machines but no spin classes. The Albany facility is being updated and is a really friendly place to exercise. I



    I checked out a new place in downtown Berkeley called CycleBar and it was awesome. The place was brand new, the people were really helpful and the ride was a great workout and a lot of fun. 

    Thanks all for the info!  I live close to CycleBar so tried their 11am brunch class today.   The ride was great and they even had pastries and mimosas after class.  It's going to be a great way for me to get back into shape!