Iron Butt Association - Rides & Certifications
 
This section is dedicated to my Iron Butt Association Certifications (past and future). See my Summary page.
 

SaddleSore 1000 (#1) 

In September of 2008 Xtreme and Chartman embarked on a 1,600+ mile trip @ 5:30am that we had to finish in
36 hours to qualify for two IBA certifications (Saddlesore 1000 & Bun-Burner 1500).  12 states and 34 hours later we finished!

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BunBurner 1500 (#2)

In September of 2008 Xtreme and Chartman embarked on a 1,600+ mile trip @ 5:30am that we had to finish in
36 hours to qualify for two IBA certifications (Saddlesore 1000 & Bun-Burner 1500).  12 states and 34 hours later we finished! 

SaddleSore 1000 (#3) 

In November of 2011 three Iron Knights embarked on a 1,000-mile Saddlesore ride.  Yes it was 34O when we started out, but it got colder!

 



Lake Huron 1000

Roy and I attempted the Lake Huron 1000 challenge in June 2013.  We failed due to mechanical problems.


 

Lake Huron 1000 (#4)

Roy and I completed the Lake Huron 1000 challenge in June 2014.  We were the 134th and 135th riders to conquer this challenge, and the  4th & 5th from Indiana.


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National Park 50/25/12 (#5)

Roy and I took the National Parks challenge.  50 sites in 25 states in 12 months.  We started in September 2015 and 7 trips later (for me) we finished on August 17, 2016. I was the 550th person to earn this certification.

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 B2B36 (#6)

Roy and I are thinking about doing a border-to-border in 36 hours ride from Windsor, Ontario to Ciudad Acuna, Mexico. The route is 1,560 miles and is 23 riding hours.