The Sacred Cycle mission has a mind of its own and it’s going global! We are honored to be featured in the below press.

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Adventure Cycling, March 2020

An Out of the Box Solution to Healing from Sexual Trauma by Laura Killingbeck. Excerpt: The #metoo movement continues to expose an uncomfortable reality: if you are female, you will probably face some form of sexual harassment, assault, or abuse in your lifetime. According to the National Sexual Violence Research Center, one in three women in the U.S. will experience some form of sexual violence. People from marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, or racial and ethnic identities face disproportionately higher levels of violence. Sexual trauma can manifest as persistent emotional and physical stress and dissociation from the body. Read the full article.

Sacred Cycle 2020 Adventure Cycling

The Ride Life – Sacred Cycle, Dec 2019

Why mountain biking for healing? And, why is the community so important? Understand Sacred Cycle programming through a conversation between Liz Koch of The Ride Life and Clare Hefferren of Sacred Cycle. Hear about empowerment, struggle, vulnerability, safety & support. 

The Red Bulletin, Dec 2019

Sacred Cycle - The Red Bulletin - Trailblazer Article - Dec 2019

Inside the Heroes Edition: “Trailblazers” by Tracy Ross.  In Colorado—a hotbed for mountain biking—a few of the most passionate riders happen to be the most philanthropic. Meet a handful of true sports heroes, honored here for their work with minority youth, juvenile law offenders and victims of sexual assault. Read the full article.


Clare Hefferren Welcomed As Sacred Cycle’s Executive Director As They Look to Expand, October 2019


Gear Show Podcast, August 2019

80: Jeannine Anders – Mountain Biking Fixes Everything



Specialized: The Issue Is: Bikes as Healers: Heather Russell on Using Bikes as a Tool to Healing Sexual Trauma



Dirt Rag Magazine, June 2019

Bikes as Healers: Heather Russell uses bikes as a tool to heal



SingleTracks Magazine, April 2019

Mountain Biking as Therapy at The Sacred Cycle Nonprofit in Carbondale, Colorado



Josie’s Bike Life, December 2018

Women Involved Series: Heather Russell



Mountain Flyer Magazine,  August 2018

Sacred Cycle Helps Sex Abuse Survivors Go From Surviving to Thriving