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Far North Insanity

Version No. 1.0
Date last revised: December 18, 2016


2016, Iron Butt Association, Chicago, Illinois
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Background:

Far North Insanity is a motorcycle ride that visits all of Canada's 10 provinces and the 2 Canadian territories that are accessible by public road.
These are the required provinces and territories:
  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Northwest Territories
  • Nova Scotia
  • Ontario
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec
  • Saskatchewan
  • Yukon
There is a time limit for completion of the ride, and the provinces and territories may be visited in any order.

The iconic SaddleSore 1000, is described on the Iron Butt Association website. The rules for that ride are similar, and valuable relevant information is provided there.

Documentation:  See here

Remittance Fee:  $60

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:

You must complete the Far North Insanity ride in less than 14 days.



You must obtain a Dated Business Receipt (DBR) at the start and end of your ride, and in each of the other locations listed above. Also, you must not ride more than 350 miles (600 kilometers) without obtaining a DBR.

Your route must be entirely within Canada. If you leave Canada for any reason during the ride, you must re-enter Canada at the same location as your exit, and you must document the exit and re-entry. You may choose any route that meets these requirements.

Your official ride duration is determined from the starting and ending DBRs.  PLEASE check these documents and make sure the time and date are correct!

Spotwalla.com is strongly recommended but not required.

If you cannot get a DBR, you must take a picture, including your motorcycle, to PROVE you were in each location.  Remember it is YOUR responsibility to prove your starting point, route, and ending point.  Spotwalla goes a long way towards this proof.

Merchandise:

There is no addtional merchandise for this ride.