Franchisee: Sheila and Claire Hayes

SPINNERS: Claire Hayes, left, and her mother, Sheila Hayes, are the franchise owners of Cyclebar in Smithfield. They opened the franchise after Claire began spinning classes while living in Massachusetts and spoke to her mom about opening a location in Rhode Island.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
SPINNERS: Claire Hayes, left, and her mother, Sheila Hayes, are the franchise owners of Cyclebar in Smithfield. They opened the franchise after Claire began spinning classes while living in Massachusetts and spoke to her mom about opening a location in Rhode Island.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
The pitch: Cyclebar is a premium, indoor-cycling studio that has 41 spinning cycles – each with monitors showing health statistics. An instructor leads the classes from a podium in front of the room. As classes begin, the room darkens into a club-like atmosphere. First-time riders get a free water bottle. Years in business: Opened Dec.…

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