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The Handle Bar, Southie's New Spin Studio, Is Now Open

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Looks like spinning mainstays Sweat and Soul and Recycle Studio are facing some competition for the title of Boston's best indoor cycling workout. Flywheel has mentioned its entry to the market and local newbie The Handle Bar just opened at its Dorchester Avenue spot in Southie over this past weekend.

Right by the Broadway station, this sleek studio is offering both 45 and 60 minute classes (the latter on weekends only) in a crisp white, gray, and tangerine-detailed 1700 square foot space. Thirty Schwinn AC Sport Bikes are the preferred ride here, where a single class goes for $20 with packages ranging from five classes at $95 to forty classes at $640. Should you forget spin shoes, they have ones to rent for $2. Though The Handle Bar is running a limited schedule this week, it will kick off the studio's grand opening with promotions, introductions to nearly ten instructors, and more over the weekend.

On Saturday and Sunday, owner Jessica Bashelor invites clients to the studio from 9am to 5pm to test out the bikes, sample soundtracks, and mingle with future classmates. You'll receive 25% off all logo products (like uber soft American Apparel tees and tanks) and any class package purchased will also be discounted. Finally, sign up for a seat at the ten complimentary classes offered this weekend (30 to a class). Are you ready to rumble?
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The Handle Bar

141 Dorchester Avenue, Boston, MA 02127