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Indoor cycling studio launches in former Parisian printing factory

Paris now has its first boutique indoor cycling studio, Let’s Ride, thanks to entrepreneurial duo Nicolas Chabrier and Jonathan Garret, who discovered indoor cycling studios while working in investment banking in NYC and London.

“We raised funds for the opening of our first studio from a number of business angels,” says Garret. “We plan to open other studios in France and abroad.”

Architecture firm DAS Studio were responsible for converting a former printing factory into an uber-cool club with white walls, and exposed concrete and ventilation ducts.

The main studio is completely black and lit by neon lights to create a dark and intimate space. Lighting is synchronised with the soundtrack to create a more immersive experience.

Schwinn supplied the 42 bikes. Classes cost between €16 and €25.

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Paris now has its first boutique indoor cycling studio, Let’s Ride, thanks to entrepreneurial duo Nicolas Chabrier and Jonathan Garret, who discovered indoor cycling studios while working in investment banking in NYC and London.
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