Great Lakes 100
Great Lakes Gold
Version No. 2.0
revised: January 7, 2017
© 2017, Iron Butt Association, Chicago, Illinois
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permission of the Iron Butt Association.
These motorcycle rides travel a circuit around all of the Great Lakes.
Read the rules
the iconic SaddleSore 1000
on the Ironbutt
Association site. The rules for this ride are similar and you
will get valuable background information.
Documentation: See here.
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
|Great Lakes 100
|Around all five Great Lakes
|Less than 100 hours
|Great Lakes Gold
|Around all five Great lakes
|Less than 50 hours
*Includes certificate, pin and patch
--You may start in any city, but you must start and finish in the SAME city.
--You can travel any route that you wish, BUT you must obtain a DBR every 350 miles or less and in the following
jurisdictions and the receipt MUST indicate the city, date and
time. Check your receipts.
Illinois (any town is allowed)
Superior, Wisconsin or Duluth, Minnesota
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada OR North Bay,
Watertown, New York (you may use the toll
receipt for the bridge on I-81 at the US/Canada border)
Cleveland, Ohio area
--You must obtain the receipts in the order
listed. Either order (clock or counter-clock) is fine but they
must be in order, e.g. Sudbury or North Bay MUST come immediately before or
Your official time is determined by the starting
and ending receipts. PLEASE check these documents and make sure
the clock and date are correct!
is strongly recommended but not
Remember it is YOUR responsibility to prove you visited
all required stops in the required order. Spotwalla goes a
way towards this proof.
Limited quantities of these items are available from the IBA estore.
Patches--(Not true to
size here, most patches are 3.5 inches tall)
Pins (Not true to size
here, most pins are 1.75 inches tall)