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Bun Burner Series

Version No. 2.0

Date last revised: January 5, 2017


2017, Iron Butt Association, Chicago, Illinois
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Background:

The Bun Burner Series consists of several advanced rides.  Each ride involves a distance challenge and a time challenge. 

Read the rules for the iconic SaddleSore 1000 on the Iron Butt Association site.   The rules are similar to those of a SaddleSore 1000, except the mileage and time requirements are greater, AND you must comply with the back-to-back rules as listed below.

You have several options to bail out on these rides. The documents needed are the same as a SaddleSore 1000  so if you cannot complete, say, the Bun Burner Trifecta 3000, you may still have successfully completed the Bun Burner Gold 3000.

Documentation:  See here.

Definitions

DBR - Dated Business Receipt

A DBR is a machine generated receipt with the date, time and LOCATION on it.  Check it - do not assume it is correct.  A receipt with an incorrect time/date/location is worthless.  Check and re-check.

Rules

Your official time is determined by the starting and ending receipts.  PLEASE check these documents and make sure the clock and date are correct!

Spotwalla.com is strongly recommended but not required.

It is YOUR responsibility to prove you did the ride.  Spotwalla goes a long way towards this proof.


Rides:


Ride
Description
Fee
BBG 3000
Ride 2 BBG's back-to-back**
$50*
BBG Trifecta
Ride 3 BBG's back-to-back-to-back**
$55
BBG Quattro
Ride 4 BBG's back-to-back-to-back-to-back**
$60

*  Includes BBG3000 pin
**Back-to-back rides have special rules. 

Back-to-Back Rules:

Some rides required back-to-back challenges.  Here is how the rules are applied:

1. Each leg of a back-to-back series must be completed start to finish in the time allowed for a single leg, AND all legs of a back-to-back series must be completed start to finish in less than the total time calculated by adding the time allowed for each independent leg in the series. The term "leg" refers to the individual rides of a back-to-back series.

For example, to claim a Bun Burner GOLD 3000, each leg of this ride must be completed independently in less than 24 hours, AND both legs in under 48 hours overall. To claim triple BBGs, each leg must be completed independently in less than 24 hours, AND all three legs in under 72 hours overall.

On each leg, you must obtain a starting receipt AND an ending receipt.

2. Time left over from a previous leg in a back-to-back series may not be used to lengthen the time allowed for successive legs in the series. The clock for consecutive legs in a back-to-back series must be started exactly on or before the maximum time has expired for the previous leg in the back-to-back series.

Under rule 2 there are two options for handling the midpoint between consecutive legs. In one case a rider may use the ending time of the first leg as the starting time of the second leg. A rider who chooses this option will be sacrificing any remaining time of the first leg. This valuable time could have been used for much needed rest.

The suggested method of handling the midpoint between consecutive legs is to use any remaining time on the first leg for rest. A rider may even rest beyond the maximum time allowed for the first leg.  Remember, the TOTAL ride must be completed in no more than the total time calculated by adding the time allowed for each independent leg in the series.

Merchandise: 

Pins:  $8.50 each
(Not true to size--pins measure 1.75inches tall)