+ WHAT DOES PURVELO MEAN?
pūr = pure: [adj] not mixed with anything, being thus and no other, clear and simple. velo = velocipede: [noun] a vehicle, usually having two or three wheels, propelled by the rider. together they form purvelo.
+ WHAT IS CLASS LIKE?
We are a rhythm based indoor cycling studio. We use the beat of the music to drive momentum in the class and your energy to create an EPIC experience on our bikes. We always throw in some hand weights and choreography to work your core.
+ HOW SHOULD I PREP FOR MY RIDE?
Drink up! Staying hydrated is key to a pur and healthy lifestyle. You will get extra sweaty on your ride and you will want water. Feel free to bring your own, or we will have water available for you. Be sure to drink up not only during your ride, but before and after as well.
+ WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
If this is your first ride, we recommend a light and airy top and a fitted pair of bottoms. Be sure YOU feel comfortable in your gear, and never fear we have gear for purchase if you happen to forget or are just looking for something new!
+ WHAT TIME SHOULD I ARRIVE?
EARLY. Nothing is more stressful than arriving at the last minute and rushing to claim your bike, so we recommend a 15 minute window. Be sure to let the front desk know if you’re a newbie and we will help get you set up on the bike and outfitted with cycling shoes. We will make sure to give you the down low on everything you need to know. Please know arriving late is not an option. Our doors close promptly when class starts and no one is allowed to enter late.
+ DO I NEED TO SIGN IN?
Yes, make sure to sign the class sign in sheet every time you ride. If you are not signed in 2 minutes before your ride, your spot will be released to the next rider. If you’re a new rider you will need to fill out a New Rider Waiver and review the Bike Safety Instructions when you arrive for your first time. please note, riders under 18 must have their parent or guardian sign the waiver in person! No waiver, no ride.
+ DO I NEED SPECIAL CYCLING SHOES?
We clip in at purvelo, but don’t let that intimidate you. Clipping in to our bikes allows pur riders a safer ride and to target all the right muscles to get the most out of your ride. Shoe rentals are available for $2. If you choose to use your own shoes, no problem, we are SPD and Look compatible!
+ DO YOU HAVE SHOWERS?
Yes, we have private showers and towels for you post ride.
+ WHAT KIND OF BIKES DO YOU HAVE?
We ride on Stages SC Series studio bikes. Stages Cycling proves world-class bikes aren’t only found on the road. This smooth riding, easy to adjust, low-maintenance, state-of-the art bike is equipped with the Stages CarbonGlyde System and uses a Gates® Carbon Drive™ carbon fiber belt to deliver the most realistic outdoor road feel. It is the most efficient drive train found on an indoor cycling bike.
+ ARE THE BIKES ADJUSTABLE?
Of course, pur and simple. In case you’ve never done it before, there are 4 places where you can adjust your bike:
1) Seat height 2) Front/Back seat position 3) Handlebar Height 4) Front/Back Handlebar position
If you’re new to cycling, please be sure to arrive early so that we can help you adjust your bike and let the front desk know!
+ HOW ELSE CAN I PREPARE?
purvelo is a total body workout. As with the start of any fitness routine, it is best to talk with your doctor before your first ride. Let us know if you have any questions as we are always happy to answer them.
All of our instructors are here to motivate and inspire you to do more, but you are in control of your body so listen to it. Always work at a pace that is with in your comfort level. Before class starts, be sure to check that your cycling shoes are secure in the pedals, all knobs are tightened (righty tighty/lefty loosy) and that you test the brake. Grab water from your bottle when you need it and be sure to keep hydrated after your ride.
+ WHAT IS THE CANCELLATION/NO SHOW POLICY?
All reservations must be canceled 8 hours before your scheduled class in order to avoid penalty.
If you are on a 5, 10 or 20 Class Pack and fail to early cancel you will forfeit that session and be subject to a $20 late cancel/no show fee.
If you hold a 12 Month Unlimited Contract or are on a New Client Special and fail to early cancel you will be subject to a $20 late cancel/no show fee.
If you are booking a personal training session, and must cancel, it must be done 10 hours before your scheduled session or you will be subject to a $30 cancellation fee.
You can cancel your reservation in the following ways: 1) Log into your account and proceed with cancelation, or 2) Call the studio to cancel the class for you.
+ WHAT IS THE WAITLIST POLICY?
If you choose to place yourself on the wait list, you are committing to this spot. If a spot becomes available and you sit in the top position on the wait list, you will be automatically placed in that available spot and be notified via email if you have opted in to be notified this way. You are responsible for monitoring the waitlist. If you are bumped into the class it is our expectation that you will attend class, otherwise be subject to our late cancelation and no show policy.