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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…

Postponed – From Survive to Thrive 2020

POSTPONED – March 20, 2020 | FROM SURVIVE TO THRIVE: An Evening with Sacred Cycle UPDATE 3/13/20: Given the concerns about crowding and large gatherings due to the growing threat of coronavirus COVID-19, we have unfortunately decided to cancel our March 20th “Survive to Thrive” event. We are looking at alternative dates and programming options. …

Pedal Report – Winter 2019 Edition

Pedal Report  |  Winter 2019 Edition A Pull to the Future Just six weeks in as the new Executive Director of Sacred Cycle, I am blown away by the organization’s momentum. It takes a village and our village is in urban sprawl mode! With each conversation had, I learn more about the complexity to heal from…

The Ride Life – Sacred Cycle, December 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, December 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.

Press Release – Hefferren Welcomed As Executive Director

Heather Russell is stepping down as Executive Director, handing the baton to Clare Hefferren as the new Executive Director effective immediately. Sacred Cycle clients and the organization as a whole will forever be grateful for Russell’s contributions. Hefferren will continue the positive momentum Russell created to ensure Sacred Cycle drives value for client survivors.

Pedal Report – Fall 2019 Edition

    Pedal Report  |  Fall 2019 Edition Cycling & Healing: Shared Common Interest Dear Friends and Family, In a few short weeks, our 3rd season working with survivors of sexual trauma will conclude with our signature Fall retreat. As the days grow shorter and we wind down seasonal programs, we ramp up in other aspects. Sacred…

Gear Show Podcast, August 2019

80: Jeannine Anders – Mountain Biking Fixes Everything Jeannine Anders followed “The Call” to Colorado 15 years ago where she settled in the Vail Valley. Many of us have heard a similar call – one to the mountains, right? She held a career in sales while pursuing her passion for cycling. She’s competed in over…

MTB Skills Clinic Station Recap

Station 1: Body Position & Balance Neutral and Ready (Attack) Position Arms wide and out – creates stability and balance (when in attack wider stance) Knees out – cowgirl stance (group 2 named it this) Head up Level Pedals Chest forward over the stem (attack and climbing position) Be loose! – relaxed arms and legs…

Mountain Biking Terms

Mountain biking can feel like a cult if you’re not familiar with the terminology. We hope this helps! Excerpt from Sacred Rides (We know it’s funny how close our names are. We love what they do AND we are two distinct organizations.) There are so many mountain bike terms and jargon out there that anyone…