About 1,000 riders attended the 2009 American Motorcyclist Association Women and Motorcycling Conference on the weekend at Keystone, Colorado.
The conference was supported by the Motorcyclists Confederation of Canada and a keynote speaker was Deb Grey, a former Member of Parliament.
Canadian women joined others from the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and Japan at the four-day event. Speakers included AMA president Rob Dingman, Bonneville speed record holder Leslie Porterfield, Honda factory team motocrosser Ashley Fiolek, and Deb Grey, who spoke at a street party hosted by the MCC’s Women Riders Council.
A special guest was Lois Pryce, whose book "Lois on the Loose" described her 30,000 km ride from Alaska to the bottom of South America on a dirtbike.
Seminars, riding instruction, and other events were put on during the conference.