Posts Written By
Laura Killingbeck

Laura has bikepacked thousands of miles in remote places around the world. In her spare time, she also writes ballads, forages wild edibles, and makes puppets. You can follow her adventures on Instagram at @laurakillingbeck.

The pandemic disrupted traditional schooling, but outdoor education is thriving. Here’s how one organization motivates kids to learn: on bikes.
Nov 9, 2020
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When a kind act holds other motives, Laura activates her defenses: bear spray, strong cycling legs, and laughter.
Oct 12, 2020
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Laura’s memory of cycling through Alaska is layered with show tunes, pine cones, and extraordinary bear attacks never recorded by humankind.
Sep 3, 2020
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Social distanced backyard camping might leave you wondering about a few logistics — like the loo! — but Laura has it covered. 
Aug 11, 2020
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When a career in the sex industry began to feel like a trap, Laura had one last Hail Mary: cycle so far away from that life that she wouldn’t be able to find her way back. It’s the story of her greatest escape.
Jun 30, 2020
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In 2011 British adventurer Sarah Outen set out to bike, row, and kayak 25,000 miles around the world. Her documentary Home tells the story of this adventure.
May 11, 2020
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It’s more important than ever to keep your body moving. Physical activity helps you and your immune system stay strong.
Apr 6, 2020
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An interview with Founder Heather Russell on how Sacred Cycle uses mountain biking to help women find joy and freedom after experiencing sexual violence.
Mar 10, 2020
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If cycling feels like a pain in the butt, it might be time for a different saddle. Here’s a complete guide on things women should know about finding a comfortable ride.
Feb 9, 2020
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Cycling Iceland was not a thing that Laura knew how to do, but still, she did it. It was a moment when she said yes to life, to adventure, and to moving forward.
Jan 7, 2020
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