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Trans Canada Quest

Trans Canada Insanity

Trans Canada Gold

Trans Canada Gold Insanity

Version No. 1.0
Date last revised: December 1, 2016

2016, Iron Butt Association, Sheridan, Wyoming
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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 75 hours
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 re-check.


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

    You may take 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 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.