Leslie Porterfield

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Biographical Info

Leslie Porterfield was named the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Racing Female Rider of the Year. Porterfield holds several land speed records and is a first woman on a motorcycle to be in the Bonneville 200 mph club. She is also the owner of High Five Cycles in Dallas.

She was named to the Guinness Book of World Records’ for Fastest Woman in the World on a Motorcycle with her land speed record set at Bonneville, and has been over 240mph. Her trials and tribulations of obtaining records at events were documented for the Discovery Channel show “Speed Capital of the World: Bonneville”, as well as a documentary “Chasing Speed: Leslie Porterfield” on the Velocity Channel . She has been featured in Time Magazine, CNN and many other publications for her recorded breaking achievements.

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