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When you're venturing out from the norm in any way, whether it's acting on a business idea or changing brands of peanut butter, you're going to have to deal with nay-sayers. But, thankfully for all the SoulCycle freaks out there, co-owner Elizabeth Cutler wasn't about to let that deter her, as she explained during a panel hosted by Glamour magazine at 92Y last night:
"I actually have this good friend of ours who, right as SoulCycle was starting, sort of took me aside and said 'Elizabeth, don't you know spinning is dead?'"
Now, that's a well-deserved "I told you so" moment.—Erika Graham
Update: An earlier version of this story reported that Culter's friend told her that "spinning is gay." Our reporter misheard Culter. The actual quote is, "Elizabeth, don't you know spinning is dead?"
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