National Barbeque Day
Special Bar-be-quest Rides
Version No. 1.1
revised: April 15, 2022
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Special offering for one day a year:
If you are riding at any
time during National Barbeque Day, May 16, then you are eligible for
obtaining a Bar-be-Quest 1000 GOLD for eating at 4 barbeque retaurant
as described below.
Rides – For Meat Lovers- Vegans need not apply
ride celebrates the long-distance rider’s favorite RTE theme.
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
Fees: Regular fees apply
Bar-be-Quest rides have many different levels of difficulty.
rides must start and end at a non-national chain resaurant with the
word "Barbeque" or "B-B-Q" or "Bar-b-que" or some other
spelling of the word (you know what we're trying to say here) in its
name; or whose primary cooking method is smoking or barbeque-ing their
food. In this latter case, take a picture of the menu.
Don't go to Larry's Hamburger Joint and order a barbeque sandwich and
try to make that count!
1000 - Eat at 2 Barbeque restaurants - 24 hours
1000 SILVER - Eat at 4 barbeque restaurants - 24 hours**
1000 GOLD - Eat at 4 barbeque retaurants - 24 hours** AND be riding at
some time during May 16 - Natinal Barbeque Day.
1500 - Eat at 4 Barbeque restaurants - 36 hours
BBG - Eat at 4 Barbeque restaurants - 24 hours**
will be taking photos at each stop eating, what else - barbeque - and
collect receipts after each meal
ride starts after you eat (so you are on the clock when you get your
receipt for breakfast).
ride ends at your last stop, AFTER you eat you final meal.
meal must be at least 200 miles apart.
recognize that few if any BBQ restaurants are open 24/7, we will permit
one WILDCARD to be used in place of the photo of you eating some
BBQ. You may use this WILDCARD at the start or finish. To use the wildcard, you may take a picture of your bike in
front of a closed BBQ restaurant, not closer than 200 miles from any of
your other pictures, and supply a DBR from that city
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!
Remember it is YOUR responsibility to prove you visited
all required stops in the required order. Spotwalla goes a
way towards this proof.
There is no additional merchandise for this ride.