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East - West Challenge

Version No. 1.0
Date last revised: January 5, 2017

© 2017, Iron Butt Association, Sheridan, Wyoming
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This ride is from the easternmost paved road in the contiguous United States, Lubec, Maine to /the westernmost paved road in the contiguous United States, Homer, Alaska (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.

Remittance Fee:  See fee page


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.


The ride must be completed in less than 14 days.

You may start at any required city. 


You must obtain DBR every 350 miles or less.

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.

If you cannot get a receipt you must take a picture, including your motorcycle, to PROVE you were in the town.  Remember it is YOUR responsibility to prove you did the ride.   Spotwalla goes a long way towards this proof.


There is no additional merchandise for this ride.