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107. How the Cycle Effect Impacts Girls and Accessibility in Mountain Biking

Jan 30, 2023 | Podcast | 0 comments

The Cycle Effect is a non-profit organization based in Colorado that focuses on providing mentorship through mountain biking to girls and non-binary youth. Their focus is to make mountain biking accessible to everyone through their programs, especially for youth who typically don’t have access to the equipment and gear needed.

I had the chance to sit down with the Founder and CEO, Brett Donelson, and Isidra Luna (AKA Isi or Izzy), the Summit County Manager. They helped add clarity to how and why they do what they do for our amazing cycling community – and it’s all about creating a place where these young riders feel they belong.

To learn more about The Cycle Effect, visit their website here as well as follow their YouTube here (they have some amazing videos showcasing their work). You can also listen to the podcast episode from the Dirtbag Diaries that I mentioned (it is such amazing storytelling!) here.

Here are some other interviews that may interest you:

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