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North America Challenge

North America Challenge Gold

North America Insanity

Version No. 2.0
Date last revised: April 5, 2023

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North America Challenge--This rides includes all 48 continental United States, Alaska and all 10 Canadian Provinces in less than 20 days.

North America Challenge Gold--This rides includes all 48 continental United States, Alaska and all 10 Canadian Provinces,Yukon Territory and Northwestern Territories in less than 14 days.

North America Insanity--This ride includes Mexico, all 48 continental United States, Alaska, all  10 Canadian Provinces, Yukon Territory and Northwestern Territories in less than 22 days.

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 documentation.

Verification 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.


You may start anywhere.  You may end anywhere.


You must obtain DBR every 350 miles or less AND in Mexico, all continental United States, Alaska, all Canadian Provinces and the two Canadian Territories.

You may take any route you like.

You may qualify for additional IBA Certifications during this ride.  Go here for information about nesting rides.

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 visited all  required stops.  Spotwalla goes a long way towards this proof.


There is no additional merchandise for this ride.