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Version No. 2.1

Date last revised: March 30, 2017

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Rides you can do anywhere--no geographic restrictions.
These 'anywhere' rides may be subject to local rules in different countries.  Please visit the local IBA websites of those countries before you plan a ride.  
IBA Australia
Australia rides are included below
IBA Ireland
Rides in Ireland
IBA United Kingdom
Rides in the UK (many are included below)
IBA Germany
Rides in most of Europe
IBA Finland
Rides in Finland
IBA Sweden
Ride in Sweden
IBA India
Rides in India
IBA Russia
Rides in Russia
IBA Ukraine
Rides in Ukraine
IBA South Africa
Rides in South Africa
  SaddleSore Series

    Saddlesore 1000 1,000 miles in less than 24 hours
    Saddlesore 2000
2,000 miles in less than 48 hours
    SaddleSore 2000 Gold
2,000 miles in less than 36 hours
    SaddleSore 3000
3,000 miles in less than 72 hours
    Saddlesore 3000
   
Gold
3,000 miles in less than 60 hours
    SaddleSore 4000
4,000 miles in less than  4 days
    SaddleSore 5000 5,000 miles in less than  5 days
    SaddleSore 6000 6,000 miles in less than  6 days
    SaddleSore 7000 7,000 miles in less than  7 days
    SaddleSore 8000 8,000 miles in less than  8 days
    SaddleSore 9000 9,000 miles in less than  9 days
    SaddleSore 10000 10,000 miles in less than 10 days
    SaddleSore 12000 12,000 miles in less than 12 days
    SaddleSore 20/20 Insanity
20,000 miles in less than 20 days
    The Longest Month
30,000 miles in one calendar month
    100K Club
100,000 miles is one year




----Bun Burner Series

Bun Burner 1500
1,500 miles in 36 hours
Bun Burner Silver
1,500 miles in 30 hours
Bun Burner Gold
1,500 miles in 24 hours
Bun Burner 3000
2 BBGs back to back
Burn Burner Trifecta
3 BBGs back to back to back
Bun Burner Quattro
4 BBGs back to back to back to back


----Other Rides

Around the World Club
Ride around the entire globe
Scooter 1000
1,000 miles in less than 24 hours
Scooter 1000 Gold 1,000 miles in less than 24 hours on a scooter smaller than 300 cc
Scooter 1500
1,500 miles in less than 36 hours
Scooter 1500 Insanity
1,500 miles in less than 24 hours on a scooter smaller than 300 cc
Piston Diversity Insanity
5 SaddleSore 1000 rides each on a different motorcycle with 1,2,3,4,and 6 cylinders n a 1 month period
Piston Diversity Insanity Gold
5 Bun Burner Gold rides each on a different motorcycle with 1,2,3,4,and 6 cylinders in a 12 month period
Dusty Butt 1000
SaddleSore 1000 completely off-road
  


Rides you can do anywhere ***except in the United States*** subject to the local rules mentioned above.
  SaddleSore Series

    Saddlesore 1600K 1,600 km in less than 24 hours
    Saddlesore 2000K
2,000 km in less than 24 hours
    SaddleSore 3000K
3,000 km in less than 48 hours
    SaddleSore 3000KGold
3,000 km in less than 36 hours
    Saddlesore 4000K
4,000 km in less than 60 hours
    SaddleSore 4000KGold
4,000 km in less than 48 hours
    SaddleSore 5000K 5,000 km in less than  3 days
    SaddleSore 5000K Gold 5,000 km in less than  60 hours
    SaddleSore 6000K 6,000 km in less than  4 days
    SaddleSore 7000K 7,000 km in less than  4 days
    SaddleSore 8000K 8,000 km in less than  5 days
    SaddleSore 10000K 10,000 km in less than  6 days
    SaddleSore 12000K 12,000 km in less than  7 days
    SaddleSore 18000K
18,000 km in less than 12 days


    Bun Burner Gold 2500K
2,500 km in less than 24 hours


Rides you can do in the United Kingdom
End to End Rides
From the northernmost paved road to the southernmost paved road in the UK in 24 hours
4 Corners Ride
Visit all 4 corners of the UK in 36 hours
4 Corners Rides Gold
Visit all 4 corners of the UK in 24 hours
The Full Monty
Visit all 4 corners and return to the starting city in 48 hours
Government 1000
Visit the Assembly and Parliament Buildings of England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland in 24 hours




Rides you can do in Germany


16 States of Germany
Visit all 16 states of Germany is less than 24 hours
4 Corners of Germany
Visit all four corners of Germany in less than 24 hours
Austria 4 Corners
Visit all 4 Corners of Austria and other scenic highlights in Austria in less than 24 hours
Belgian Beer Ride Gold
Visit 39 breweries in less than 24 hours
Germany Extreme 3000 (GE3000K)
Visit all 4 coners and all 16 States of Germany in less than 36 hours.
Rides you can do in Australia

--Rides less than 36 hours
Centreline 24 Augusta to Darwin in less than 24 hours 2,724km – 1,692 miles
Centreline 36 Augusta to Darwin in less than 36 hours 2,724km – 1,692 miles
ACT Insanity 21 laps of the Australian Capital Territory in less than 24 hours






--Longer rides
Around the Big Paddock A lap of Australia via National Highway 1 in less than 9 days
Trans Australia Quest Byron Bay, NSW > Denham, WA Australia--Easternmost point of Australia to Westernmost point in less than 3 days
Trans Australia Insanity Byron Bay, NSW > Denham, WA > Byron Bay Australia)--Easternmost point of Australia to Westernmost point back to Easternmost in 6 days
Australia Southern Cross Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Alice Springs and Darwin in less then 6 days
Australia Southern Cross Insanity Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Alice Springs and Darwin in less then 9 days  (note: This ride includes the easternmost and westernmost points and returning to the starting coast)
Tasmania-Darwin Express Southport, Tasmania to Darwin, Northern Territory in less than 72 hours
The ANZAC Day Ride Annual ride, to be started or concluded by attendance at an ANZAC Day Dawn Service.
Power to the People The 5 (five) main Power Stations and the 6 (six) significant towns of the Snowy Mountains Scheme
States with a Twist Visit Kentucky and Texas to make 4 states with a twist
Commonwealth Star Riding the Points of the Commonwealth Star (on the Australian Flag)


Western Australia End to End Gold Challenge Albany, Western Australia to Wyndham, Western Australia in less than 48 hours
Australia 50cc Melbourne to Darwin less than 50 hours
Australia 50cc Gold Sydney/Brisbane to Perth (Freemantle) in less than 50 hours
Western Australia 50cc GOLD Esperance Western Australia to Wyndham Western Australia in less than 50 hours)
Australia 50cc GOLD East Indian Ocean to Pacific in less than 50 Hours-- Warrnambool Vic to Cooktown Qld
Australia 100ccc Insanity South Coast to North Coast to South Coast in less than 100 hours
Australia 100ccc Insanity GOLD West Coast to East Coast to West Coast in less than 100 hours
Australia 150cccc Insanity GOLD East Coast to West Coast to East Coast to West Coast in less than 150 hours
Australia Lighthouse Insanity
Visit 60 lighthouses in 12 consecutive months
Ausralia Lighthouse Insanity Bronze
Visit 60 lighthouses with at least two on different oceans in 12 consecutive months
Australia Lighthouse Insanity Silver
Visit 120 lighthouses with at least two on different oceans in 24 consecutive months
Australia Lighthouse Insanity Gold
Visit 180 lighthouses in 36 consecutive months. One lighthouse must be on the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, the Indian Ocean and Tasmania
Australia Lighthouse Insanity Gold Extreme
Visit 180 lighthouses in 12 consecutive months. One lighthouse must be on the Pacific Ocean, the Southern Ocean, the Indian Ocean and Tasmania
Australia Lighthouse Insanity Platinum
Visit 180 lighthouses on at least two on different CONTINENTS in 36 consecutive months




Rides you can do in Canada


Vancouver Island (Canada) 1600K Ride to the geographic extreme portions of Vancouver Island in less than 24 hours
Trans Canada Quest
Halifax, Nova Scotia to Vancouver, Canada (or reverse) in less than 90 hours
Trans Canada Insanity
Halifax to Vancouver to Halifax (or reverse) in less than 192 hours
Trans Canada Gold
Halifax to Vancouver (or reverse) in less than 75 hours
Trans Canada Gold Insanity
Halifax to Vancouver to Halifax (or reverse) in less than 150 hours
Canada North South Challenge
Inuvik, Northwest Territories to Point Pelee, Ontario in less than 8 days
Far North Insanity
All Canadian Provinces and 2 accessible Territories  all on Canadian roads in less than 14 days
Ultimate Canadian Insanity
The four extreme points in Canada in less than 20 days








Rides you can do in North America
----In-state rides

All In-State Rides
A general desciption of in-state rides
Ride Around Georgia Ride around the borders of the State, without leaving the State, in less than 24 hours
Ride Around Kansas Ride around the borders of the State, without leaving the State, in less than 24 hours
Ride Around Ohio Ride around the borders of the State, without leaving the State, in less than 24 hours
Lap of Florida Insanity Gold
Ride to the four corners of Florida and return to the starting point in less than 32 hours
Lap of Florida Insanity
Ride to the four corners of Florida and return to the starting point in less than 44 hours
Haul Road 1000 From North Pole, AK to Prudhoe Bay(Deadhorse), AK and return in less than 24 hours
Alaska Sea to Sea
From Prudhoe Bay, Alaska (Arctic Ocean) to Homer, Alaska (Pacific Ocean) in less than 24 hours
Ride Around Iowa
Ride around the borders of the State, without leaving the State, in less than 24 hours
Florida Keys 1000 From Key Largo, Fl to Key West, FL and return--5 times! in less than 24 hours
Ride Around Texas Insanity Ride around the borders of the State, without leaving the State, in less than 85 hours
Ride Around Texas Insanity Gold Ride around the borders of the State, without leaving the State, in less than 70 hours






----The Great Lakes Series

Lower Great Lakes 1000 Around Lake Erie AND Lake Ontario, but at least 1,000 miles, in less than 24 hours
Lake Huron 1000 Around Lake Huron, but at least 1,000 miles, in less than 24 hours
Lake Superior 1000 Around lake Superior, but at least 1,000 miles, in less than 24 hours
Lake Michigan 1000 Around Lake Michigan, but at least 1,000 miles, in less than 24 hours
Great Lakes 100 Around the Great lakes in less than 100 hours
Great Lakes Gold Around the Great lakes in less than 50 hours 


----Border to Border Series

Border to Border Challenge Mexico to Canada (or reverse) in less than 36 hours
Border to Border Gold Mexico to Canada (or reverse) in less than 24 hours
Border to Border Insanity
Mexico to Canada to Mexico (or reverse) in less than 72 hours
Border to Border Gold Insanity
Mexico to Canada to Mexico (or reverse) in less than 48 hours
Border to Border from Hell
Edmundston, New Brunswick to Matamoros, Mexico to Surrey, British Columbia in less than 6 days
Twisted Coast to Coast Border to Border Challenge Halifax, Nova Scotia to Rosarito, Mexico in 4 days or less
Twisted Coast to Coast Border to Border Gold Halifax, Nova Scotia to Rosarito, Mexico in 3 days or less


----National Parks Series

National Parks Tour
Visit at least 50 National Parks in at least 25 States
National Parks Tour Silver
Same as above but must include Maine, Washington, California and Florida
National Parks Tour Gold
Same as above but must include Alaska
National Parks Tour Platinum
Same as above but must include Hawaii
National Parks
Tour Insanity

Two National Parks Tour Gold rides in one year




----Coast to Coast Series

50CC Quest Coast to Coast in less than 50 hours
50CC Gold
San Fancisco, CA to New York City in less than 50 hours
George A. Wyman Memorial Grand Tour The iconic ride from San Francisco, CA to New York City, initially ridden by the first long distance motorcycle rider in the U.S.
George A. Wyman Memorial 50CC Gold
San Francisco, CA to New York City in less than 50 hours between May 16 and July 6 inclusive
100CCC Insanity
Coast to Coast and back to the starting coast in less than 100 hours
150CCCC Insanity
Back to back to back (three times)50CC rides
200CCCCC Insanity
Back to back to back to back (4 times) 50CC rides
250CCCCCCInsanity
Back to back to back to back to back (5 times) 50CC rides
Cape to Cape 80 Cape Mendocino, CA to Cape Hatteras, NC (or reverse) in less than 80 hours
Cape to Cape Gold Cape Mendocino, CA to Cape Hatteras, NC (or reverse) in less than 67 hours
Historic US-50 Coast to Coast From Ocean City, MD to West Sacramento, CA in 4 days or less
Historic US-50 Coast to Coast Gold From Ocean City, MD to West Sacramento, CA in 3 days or less
Sunrise to Sunset From the easternmost point in the U.S.--Eastport, ME to the westernmost point in the U.S.--LaPush, WA
Billfish to Orca From the Southeasternmost point in the U.S.--Key West, FL to the Northwesternmost point in the U.S.--Blaine, WA (or reverse) in 84 hours or less
Billfish to Orca Gold
From the Southeasternmost point in the U.S.--Key West, FL to the Northwesternmost point in the U.S.--Blaine, WA (or reverse) in 72 hours or less
East - West Challenge Easternmost paved road--Lubec, ME--to westernmost paved road--Homer, AK--in less than 14 days (mainland US)
USA South - West Challenge Southernmost paved road--Key West, Florida to western-most paved road--Homer, Alaska--in less than14 days (mainland US)
North America Sunrise to Sunset
Cape Spear, Newfoundland to Anchor Point, AK in less than 10 days
Ultimate Coast to Coast (UCC) Key West, FL to Deadhorse Alaska (or reverse) in 30 days or less
Ultimate Coast to Coast to Coast Insanity (UCCC) Key West, FL to Deadhorse Alaska and back (or reverse) in 60 days or less






----Lighthouse Series
Lighthouse Insanity
Visit 60 lighthouses in 12 consecutive months
Lighthouse Insanity Bronze
Visit 60 lighthouses on 2 different oceans in 12 consecutive months
Lighthouse Insanity Silver
Visit 120 lighthouses on 2 different oceans in 24 consecutive months
Lighthouse Insanity Gold
Visit 180 lighthouses in 36 consecutive months with at least one on the  Gulf of Mexico, the Great lakes, and in Canada
Lighthouse Insanity Gold Extreme
Visit 180 lighthouses in 12 consecutive months with at least one on the Gulf of Mexico, the Great lakes, and in Canada






----48 States Series
48 States Challenge
Visit all the lower 48 States in  less than 10 days
48 States Plus! 48 States plus Alaska in less than 10 days
48 States - 3 Countries
48 States plus Alaska plus Mexico in less than 10 days
48 States Double Insanity
Back to back 48 States Challenges in less than 20 days
48 States Plus! Double Insanity
Back to back 48 States Plus! in less than 20 days
North America Challenge  48 continental United States, Alaska all Canadian Provinces in less than 14 days
North America Challenge Gold 48 continental United States, Alaska all Canadian Provinces in less than 10 days
North America Insanity Mexico, 48 continental United States, Alaska all Canadian Provinces, two Canadian Territories in less than 14 days








----Why? Whynot! Series

Why? Why Not! From Why, AZ to Whynot, MS in less than 36 hours
Why? Why Not! Insanity From Why, AZ to Whynot, MS in less than 24 hours
Why? Why Not! Cross-USA From Why, AZ to Whynot, NC in less than 50 hours


----North-South Series

East Coast 2000 Madawaska, ME to Key West , Fl in less than 48 hours
Hyder to Hyder From Hyder, AZ to Hyder, AK (or reverse) in less than 58 hours
Mighty Mississippi From the headwaters of the Mississippi River (Lake Itasca, MN) to the end of the Mississippi River (Venice, LA). in less than 36 hours


Mighty Mississippi Gold From the headwaters of the Mississippi River (Lake Itasca, MN) to the end of the Mississippi River (Venice, LA) in less than 24 hours
Pines to Palms
Angle Inlet, MN to Key West, FL (or reverse) in less than 60 hours
Pines to Palms Gold
Angle inlet, MN to Key West, FL (or reverse) in less than 48 hours
Pines to Palms Insanity Gold
Angle Inlet, MN to Key West, FL and return (or reverse) in less than 4 days




----Special theme rides

SpaceChase 3000
Visit 8 places that were significant with the U.S. Space Program--from California to Florida--in less than 72 hours
4 Seasons Rides
Ride any certifiable ride on the solstice or equinox
4 Seasons Award
Ride any certificable ride on each of the two solstices and two equinoxes
12 Ides
A certified ride on the Ides of each of the 12 calendar months
12 Ides Gold
A certified ride on the Ides of each of 12 consecutive calendar months
12 Ides Insanity
As for the 12 Ides Gold, plus additional requirements (see the ride page)
Heaven to Hell From the top of Mt. Evans, Co or Pikes Peak (the highest points in the continental United States), to Badwater, CA (the lowest point in the United States)
Heaven to Hell Gold From the top of Mt. Evans, CO or Pikes Peak (the highest points in the Continental United States) to Badwater, CA (the lowest point in the United States) by way of Independence Pass and Ely, NV
Almost Heaven to Hell and Back
From anywhere is West Virginia to Hell, MI and return to anywhere in West Virginia
Earth to Moon Adventure
From Earth, TX to Moon, PA
EggSanity 1000
Celebrating classic short-order eating places!
Pressed Penny Insanity
Collect 100 pressed pennies in 20 States
Sharknose 1000
Ride a SaddleSore 1000 on a Harley-Davidson Road Glide
----Grand Tours
Very long distance rides with lesser time constraints


Ultimate USA Challenge
Ultimate Coast to Coast Challenge AND the SCMA 4 Corners Ride
Ultimate USA Insanity
Ultimate Coast to Coast Insanity AND the SCMA 4 Corners Ride
Circumnavigation of North America Insanity
Prudhoe Bay, AK to Goose Bay, Labrador to Key West, Fl to San Diego, CA in less than 25 days
Five Coasts of North America Insanity
Key west, FL to San Diego, CA to Anchorage, AK to Goose Bay, Labrador to Key West, FL
Ultimate Circumnavigation of North America Insanity
Prudhoe Bay, AK to Inuvik, NWT to Goose Bay, Labrador to Key West, FL to Brownsville, TX to San Diego, CA
Ultimate County Bounty
Visit every county seat in the U.S.
Ultimate North America Jim Young Memorial Insanity
Go to the link
Ultimate North America Insanity
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