Iron Butt LogoCoast to Coast Series

Version No. 2.1
Date last revised: January 5, 2017

©2017, Iron Butt Association, Sheridan, Wyoming
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The Coast to Coast Series are moptorcycle rdes from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean (or reverse).

Read the rules for 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 re-check.

Time Limit
50cc Quest
less than 50 hours
Ride one way
See fee page
50cc Gold
less than 50 hours
Ride one way from Pacific at San Francisco to
Atlantic at New York (or reverse)
See fee page
less than 100 hours
Back-to-back 50cc Quests (Round trip)***
See fee page
less than 150 hours
Back-to-back-back 50cc Quests
(three one way trips)***
See fee page
less than 200 hours
Back-to-back-to-back-to-back 50cc Quests
(four one way trips)***
See fee page
less than 250 hours
Back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back 50cc Quests
(five one way trips)***
See fee page

***Special rules apply to back-to-back rides.  See here.


You must obtain DBR every 350 miles.

You may take any route you like.

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 required.

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

Merchandise:  Available through the ibaestore.

Pins:  (Not true to size--pins are 1.75 inches tall.)


Patches:  (Not true t osize--patches are3.75 inches tall.)