State: Massachusetts, USA
Jody Perewitz has become one of the most recognizable women in the motorcycle industry today. Jody has paved her own way into history by becoming the first woman to ever jockey an American V-Twin powered motorcycle into the record books at well over 200 MPH. She currently holds 16 Land Speed Records, one of which is a World record.
In 2018 Jody competed in the Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Race. She completed all the miles from Portland ME to Portland OR becoming one of 3 women to complete all the miles on the Cannonball. Jody also completed in the 2019 Motorcycle Chase, another antique motorcycle endurance race across country. Once again, Jody completed all the miles from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Key West.
Old motorcycles are lately a theme with Jody. She is currently completing in the Sons of Speed races, riding 3 different motorcycles, a 1919 HD, 1920 Indian, and a1951 WR 45, all with no brakes and no gears! In October of 2018 she took home the checkered flag with a win at New Smyrna Speedway.
In 2020 Jody was inducted into the Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame. She is the youngest member to be inducted into the HOF. Jody and her father Dave are the only father/daughter duo in the Hall of Fame.
When Jody is not on two wheels, she handles the marketing and most of the day to day activities at Perewitz Cycle Fab located in Halifax MA. She works side by side with her father, the legendary Dave Perewitz. Having a great teacher Jody's knowledge grows every day, including in the paint department. Jody designs and paints motorcycles, helmets, tumblers and more! She is following in her father’s footsteps with their passion for paintwork. The Perewitz name is world renown in the custom motorcycle industry for producing some of the most sought-after customs.