Upstate Cycle Studio
187 Mill Street Suite #9 Liberty, NY 12754
845-292-BIKE (2453)
melissa@upstatecyclestudio.com

About Us

Melissa DiCostanzo

Melissa DiCostanzo

(Owner/ Instructor)

Melissa DiCostanzo (owner/instructor)

Melissa is a Sullivan County native and an active member of the community. She is an RN/BSN and has been employed at Catskill Regional medical Center for almost a decade. A lover of indoor cycling and certified Spin instructor she’s excited to help you reach your fitness goals! Having her own struggles with self perception and healthy lifestyle, she understands what it takes to start from the very beginning! This mother of 2 went from barely walking to completing her first half marathon this year! The hardest part is taking that first step…once you do that, you CAN do anything!


Sara LaFleur

Sara LaFleur

(Director of Operations)


Sara LaFleur (Director of Operations)

Sara received her RN/BSN from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth in 2011. She currently works as an RN at Catskill Regional Medical Center in PACU. Sara is no stranger to fitness. Sara was captain of her rugby team during college and has completed a Spartan Race! She was a Zumba and Aqua Zumba instructor for many years. In her spare time Sara enjoys Crossfit, hanging out with friends and keeping busy (although it seems she has no problem with that!)



Scott Lederman

Scott Lederman

(ASFA certified instructor)

Scott Lederman (ASFA certified instructor)

Scott has been riding over a decade and a cycle instructor for the last four years. He is the senior member of Upstate Cycle Studio, but that does not stop him from providing both fun and challenging classes for all. His commitment to good form, interval training and constant encouragement provides a great riding atmosphere for both the novice and accomplished indoor cycler. He is certified by the American Sports & Fitness Association so you will be in good hands when you take his classes


Candice Sheerer

Candice Sheerer

(CERTIFIED Instructor)


Candice Sheerer (Certified Instructor)

Candice is a librarian by trade, fitness enthusiast by nature! Avid lover of all things active, there isn’t something she WON’T do. From half marathons in the summer to skier/snowboarder in the winter, she is looking forward to adding cycle instructor to the ever growing list! Need a cheerleader? She’ll be there to give you the motivation to cycle on! As a certified Spin instructor, she’s equipped to give you the ride you’ve been waiting for.