Version No. 1.1
revised: February 1, 2023
© 2023, Iron Butt Association, Sheridan, Wyoming
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The MM-X is an X pattern ride of roughly 1,076 miles. You will
motorcycle to or from all four listed lighthouse corner locations and
the center location each time.
Read the rules
the iconic SaddleSore 1000
on the Iron Butt
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
This is a Spotwalla Required ride.
Photos are required.
The ride must be completed in less than 24 hours.
must start at a listed lighthouse corner location. You
must end the ride at the last listed lighthouse corner location.*
You must visit the center location three times.
*A DBR photo in front of your odometer is the preferred method of
documenting your start and end, however it may not be possible at
the lighthouse locations. Take a photo of your bike with the lighthouse in the
background and then get a DBR as close as
should not leave Michigan except for safety reasons but if you do so,
you MUST re-enter Michigan at the same
point you left it. Those miles ridden
outside Michigan are not credited toward the miles for this ride.
may take any route you like but remember you must visit each of
the listed lighthouse locations and you must visit the center location
in between each lighthouse for a total of at least 3
must document each visit with a DBR or photo. You must use
New Buffalo-Chuck Ritter Memorial Lighthouse
Northport-Grand Traverse Lighthouse*
Presque Isle-New Presque Isle Lighthouse
Luna Pier-Luna Pier Lighthouse
*A Michigan State Park 'passport' pass may be required to enter the
Your official time is determined by the starting
and ending receipts. PLEASE check these documents and make sure
the clock and date are correct!
Remember it is YOUR responsibility to prove you visited
all of the required locations. Spotwalla goes a
way towards this proof.
There is no additional merchandise for this ride.