Posts Written By
Laura Killingbeck

At twenty-one, with no prior cycling experience, Laura packed up her camping gear and biked solo around Iceland. Since then she's biked across Colombia and Ecuador, around Costa Rica, and across eastern and western Canada and the US. She loves campfires, open roads, and the feeling of disappearing into the wind. Laura's stories have appeared in Bicycling Magazine, Outdoor Research, Communities Magazine, Permaculture Design Magazine, the Tico Times, and more. She is a frequent contributor to the Adventure Cycling Association's blog and newsletter Dynamo Jenny.

When she's not biking or hiking, Laura lives in a tiny house in Massachusetts with a small family of sock puppets. You can connect with her on Instagram at @laurakillingbeck.

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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Cycling doesn't have to be a pain in the crotch. Learn how to keep your labia and its neighbors happy while you ride.    
Dec 10, 2019
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What stories do we tell ourselves about who we are, what we need, and what we are capable of? Laura moves through a field of self-doubt and lovely landscapes on her solo tour of Iceland.
Nov 13, 2019
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What does it mean to cycle into the unknown? A lot when the unknown includes no cycling experience, no cell phone, and a foreign country.
Sep 10, 2019
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Laura transforms from seedy nightclub server to solo adventure cyclist in one week flat, rediscovering her positivity and herself among the chaos of uncertainty.
Aug 14, 2019
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