WPS/Fieldsheer Sponsored Rider Attending Shows in Long Beach, New York, Cleveland and Chicago
Dallas, Texas - Leslie Porterfield, the fastest woman on a motorcycle, holder of three land-speed records and 2008 AMA Racing Female Rider of the Year will be attending shows and signing autographs for fans in Long Beach, California; New York, New York; Cleveland, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois.
Recently, Leslie Porterfield was named the 2008 AMA Racing Female Rider of the Year. She also became the official fastest female motorcyclist in America earlier this summer at the International Speed Trials by BUB with a top speed of 234.197mph. In addition, she broke three land-speed records and became the first woman to enter the Bonneville 200 mph Club on a conventional "sit on" motorcycle.
"I am looking forward to being part of the shows and meeting all the great people that attend. The Annual Cycle World International Motorcycle Shows are some of the top motorcycle events every year and provide motorcycle enthusiasts an unbelievable opportunity to check out all the new motorcycles. WPS and Fieldsheer have been big supporters of me and my efforts to set land-speed records and I appreciate their organizing this opportunity," commented Porterfield.
Fans interested in meeting Leslie and getting her autograph can find her on the following dates, at the locations specified:
December 6 - 7, Long Beach Show at the OTD Cycles booth
January 17 - 18, New York Show at the North American Warhorse booth
January 31 - February 1, Cleveland Show at the Iron Pony booth
February 7 - 8, Chicago Show at the Iron Pony booth
About Leslie Porterfield Leslie Porterfield is the 2008 AMA Racing Female Rider of the Year, holds three land-speed records and is a member of the Bonneville 200 mph club. She is also the owner of High Five Cycles, a successful, used motorcycle dealership in downtown Dallas. She has been riding and racing motorcycles for sixteen of her 32 years. The trials and tribulations of obtaining her record at Speedweek were documented for a Discovery Channel show called "Motor Mania: Bonneville" filmed in HD and airing in early 2009. Leslie is also going to be featured in an upcoming article in GQ Magazine. Team sponsors include: WPS, Fieldsheer, Heads Up Performance, Apex Speed Technology, Arai, Airtech, Falicon, Worldwide Bearings, PMR Components, PMP Sprockets, Spider Grips