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Ultimate Canadian Insanity

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


2016, Iron Butt Association, Chicago, Illinois
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Background:

Created by Canadian Bob Munden, the Ultimate Canadian Insanity is a motorcycle ride that visits Canada's four extreme cardinal points accessible by public roads.
These are the locations:
  • North:  Inuvik, Northwest Territories; about 125 miles north of the Arctic Circle
  • South:  Point Pelee National Park, Ontario; about 40 miles southeast of Detroit, Michigan
  • East:  Cape Spear, Newfoundland; about 375 miles east of Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • West:  Little Gold Creek, Yukon; about 65 road miles west of Dawson, Yukon, at the Alaska border
There is a time limit for completion of the ride, and the locations 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 Ultimate Canadian Insanity ride in less than 17 days.



You must obtain a Dated Business Receipt (DBR) in the beginning and ending locations, as well as along the route every 350 miles (600 kilometers) or less.

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 start at any of the listed cardinal point locations. If your route includes a leg between Point Pelee and either Little Gold Creek or Inuvik, you must obtain DBRs in the vicinity (25 miles) of Toronto, Ontario, and Thunder Bay, Ontario. On any leg that begins or ends at Cape Spear, you must obtain a DBR in the vicinity (25 miles) of Quebec City, Quebec. 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 additiional merchandise for this ride.