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13,000 miles, 11 days: Meet Iron Butt Rally champion Wendy Crockett. Iron Butt history was made this month when Wendy Crockett became the first female rider to win the grueling Iron Butt Rally (IBR).

ADV Rider Podcast 

13,000 miles in 11 Days. Interview with Legend Wendy Crockett, 2019 Iron Butt Rally Winner.

Episode 1
Episode 2

Article 1 - Wendy Crockett Wins Prestigious AMA Award. Wendy wins the AMA Bessie Stringfield Award.

Article 2 - Wendy Crockett Sets New Guinness Long Distance Record. 2019 Iron Butt winner Sets New Guinness Long Distance Record.

LongRider Podcast

Wendy stops by to tell us all about herself and some amazing rides.

Episode 45
Episode 78
Episode 95

Chasing the Horizon Podcast Ep#54

Episode 54 is a discussion only show, and we chat with Wendy Crockett, who won (by a nice margin) the 2019 Iron Butt Rally. If you've ever wondered what it takes to ride a thousand (or more) miles a day for 11 straight days, find out a little about that from Wendy.

Motorcycles and Misfits Podcast

Episode 320 -  Wendy Crockett, first woman to win the Iron Butt Rally.
Episode 509 - Wendy Crockett and Ian McPhee just got the official recognition from Guinness of their new world record.
Episode 561 - Wendy Crockett and Ian McPhee talk about their best-selling book, Pushing Miles

Motorcycle Moms Podcast

MOTO MOM LIVE with Wendy Crockett (Long Distance Iron Butt Rider). On this live episode we feature Wendy Crockett. She is a factory trained motorcycle technician, reached the furthest corners of North America: from Mexico to Newfoundland, Key West to the Arctic Circle, and the 2019 Iron Butt Association Rally Winner.

Centerstand IMS Podcast

Fueling the Female Uprise. Tune in to this important conversation as Robert Pandya sits down with two of Powersports’ female leaders, Alisa Clickenger, Owner, Women's Motorcycle Tours, and Wendy Crockett, Worldwide Motorcycle Ambassador.

Rapid City Journal (front page)

Motorcycle mechanic takes Iron Butt victory.

Iron Butt Rally champion Wendy Crockett, 13,000 miles in 11 days.

Women Riders Now (magazine)

Iron Butt Rally Champion Wendy Crockett Receives 2020 Bessie Stringfield Award.

Woman Riders (magazine) 

Wendy Crockett and Ian McPhee Awarded Guinness World Record.

Rapid City Journal (front page)

Big crazy adventure: Rapid City woman, riding partner set new motorcycle world record.

The Motolady’s Book of Women Who Ride

The MotoLady's Book of Women Who Ride: Motorcycle Heroes, Trailblazers & Record-Breakers.



"Like a Woman"

A 52 minute documentary film about women who are breaking barriers and working in male - dominated professions.

"Women in the Front Seat" IMDB  

Fierce, Bold, Fast, Brave. Women in the Front Seat paints a vibrant and diverse picture of women who not only drive their motorcycles but drive their lives. Filmmaker Indy Saini challenges her own fears to capture their inspiring stories.

"Women in the Front Seat" Facebook

"Hard Miles II"

12 months in the making, Hard Miles 2 is the definitive documentary of the legendary long-distance motorcycle competition, the 2009 Iron Butt Rally.


Wendy has also presented dozens of workshops on long distance riding, solo travel for women, motorcycle maintenance and trip planning, with more scheduled in the coming year. Check our Adventures page for the latest event information! If you are interested in having Wendy and/or Ian speak at your next event, drop us a line!

Wendy’s writing and photography has been featured in a number of books and magazines, including RoadRunner, Sidkar (France), Sidecar Traveller (Germany), and The Women’s Guide to Motorcycling.

This is not an exhaustive list; both Ian and Wendy have been featured in many magazines that aren’t available online to the public, so keep your eyes peeled! If you’re a member of the American Motorcyclist Association or Kiwanis, or if you’ve received magazines from groups like STAR or motorcycle industry insider groups, you’re liable to find them hiding between the pages.

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