Trans Canada Quest
Trans Canada Insanity
Trans Canada Gold
Trans Canada Gold
Version No. 1.0
revised: December 1, 2016
2016, Iron Butt Association, Sheridan, Wyoming
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permission of the Iron Butt Association.
Each of these rides traverses Canada from Haifax, Nova Scotia to
Vancouver, British Columbia. All travel MUST be within
Canada--you may not cross into the United States.
Trans Canada Quest--from Halifax to Vancouver (or reverse) in
less than 90 hours
Trans Canada Insanity--from Halifax to Vancouver to Halifax (or
reverse) in less than 192 hours
Trans Canada Gold--from Halifax to Vancouver (or reverse) in less than
Trans Canada Gold Insanity--from Halifax to Vancouver to Halifax (or
reverse) in less than 150 hours
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: $50
for certificate only
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
You may not leave Canada. All travel must be on Canadian roads.
You must obtain DBR every 350 miles or less AND in the following
jurisdictions and the receipt MUST indicate the city, date and
time. Check your receipts.
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Edmundston, New Brunswick
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Vancouver, British Columbia
any route you like - but remember you
may not leave Canada and the required DBRs must be acquired in order.
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
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.