A road rider for more than twenty years, Alisa has toured alone on almost every continent. Having fallen in love with the roads less traveled, she has ridden over 100,000 off-road miles in the last decade; her longest trip was riding solo for seven months through Mexico, Central and South America. Alisa loves sharing her passion for motorcycling through her magazine articles, books, public speaking, and epic motorcycle adventures. Alisa’s personal website and the blog of her motorcycle travels around the globe can be found at www.AlisaClickenger.com.
Alisa will be riding along with the Coast to Coast group from Portland, OR to Arlington, VA.
2019 Iron Butt Rally Winner
2020 AMA Bessie Stringfield Award Winner
2021 Suzuki V-STROM 1050XT Adventure Rider
Wendy Crockett has been a passionate motorcyclist for over 25 years, a powersports technician for 20 years, and a competitive endurance rider for ten years. She is representing Suzuki on the Suffragists Centennial Motorcycle Ride and piloting a V-STROM 1050XT Adventure. With more than 750,000 miles on two wheels, Wendy has explored nearly every corner of North America, including 49 states and every province of Canada accessible by road. In 2019 Wendy became the first woman to win the 11-day, 11,000-mile Iron Butt Rally. With a background as a motorcycle tour guide, Wendy also likes to slow down and enjoy all of the amazing sights and hidden gems this world has to offer. Her riding exploits and accomplishments have been covered in a number of magazines, podcasts, and documentary films. Wendy’s love of adventure and passion for motorcycles is infectious and she’s looking forward to helping you make this trip of a lifetime one that is truly unforgettable.
Wendy will be riding along with the Coast to Coast group from Portland, OR to Arlington, VA.
Powersports Marketing Consultant
Tigra Tsujikawa is a Powersports Marketing Consultant, highly skilled technical off road rider, seasoned on-road rider and community and experience marketer in the powersports industry. Tigra has two decades of marketing leadership working with OEMs, aftermarket manufacturers, rider associations and clubs, as well as show production and race program marketing. Tigra is a leader in women’s motorcycling in the United States as the driving force of both the 2009 and 2012 AMA International Women and Motorcycling Conferences, as well as the AMA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremonies (2009-2012). More recently she brought gains to the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame, managed world product press launches and customer experiences and events. Well respected throughout the leadership ranks of the Powersports Industry, Tigra’s passion for the sport and deep understanding of the needs of riders is widely known. Her keen insights into the concerns of motorcycle brands, aftermarket manufacturers and motorcycle dealers has helped her myriad clients build successful marketing campaigns and creative customer activation and programs.
Tigra will be riding with the Coast to Coast group from Portland, OR to Arlington, VA.
Tigra is orchestrating the Women’s Motorcycle Conference in Arlington, VA August 19-22, 2021.
Dee Jones (Momma D.)
Embodying excitement and inspiration, in addition to being a motivational speaker, published author & cross-country motorcycle rider, Momma D made history in Honolulu, Hawaii, on September 13, 2006, by becoming the first person to ride the same motorcycle conservative days, solo, through all 50 United States.
To date, Momma D has rolled over 1/2 million miles in 23 yrs. and has ridden to Fairbanks, Alaska 5 times. She’s ridden through Canada, Mexico, Spain, Africa and Brazil plus all 50 States twice on two different motorcycle that sit side-by-side in Her display in the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa.
Momma D is passionate about helping others through Her experiences & one of the many ways, is in Her book released February 2019. 50 States of Consciousness, the true story of DJ Jones aka Momma D – a momma who breaks all stereotypes. This 130-pound, six-foot-tall, postmenopausal, African-American motivator loves Country music, rides a motorcycle, yet, has no tattoos or piercings. Despite the odds, she rode her 800-pound motorcycle, ‘Big Bertha,’ 169 consecutive days, 25,000 miles, through all 50 States, solo, surviving everything from tornadoes to grizzlies, in 2006. And in addition to this already incredible journey, you’ll sit ringside to witness Momma D’s behind-closed-doors, never-before-told horrific back-story of a lifetime of abuse that somehow gave her the strength to persevere. You are invited to venture inside Momma D’s historic, life-threatening, life-altering, emotional, and physical roller-coaster ride to help raise awareness and help save lives through her experiences.
Momma D looks forward to being your MommaLove cup of coffee every morning. She looks forward to helping you all any way possible to make this once-in-a-lifetime magnificently memorable Centennial Ride unforgettable.
Carol Skala is an ordinary midwestern girl at heart. She believes that little bikes can do big things – she rides an Indian Scout and has traveled cross country multiple times. Originally a high-school teacher, she retired from teaching to enter a role as an EagleRider Tour Guide and currently spends most of her volunteer time as the President of Women On Wheels® motorcycle organization. She enjoys mentoring newer riders and learning from experienced riders. Carol’s approach to motorcycle touring is to focus on the positives and persevere through the challenges in order to make every day the best experience possible.
Laura Hatcher is a professional photographer who works and resides in Alexandria, Virginia. Laura’s first career was as a Naval Officer for over 3 decades. She rides a Harley Davidson Soft tail Deuce but will be following the Centennial Ride in her vehicle while documenting the cross-country ride and the conference in Arlington, VA.