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Bay To Bay Insanity

Bay To Bay Insanity GOLD

Version No. 1.0

Date last revised: December 1, 2016

2016, Iron Butt Association, Sheridan, Wyoming
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Bay To Bay Insanity is a motorcycle ride between two designated bay cities on opposite sides of North America, in the far north of the continent. The two specific cities are Prudhoe Bay (Deadhorse), Alaska, USA, and Goose Bay, Labrador, Canada. There is a time limit for completion of the ride, and the ride may be taken in either direction.

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

Remittance Fee:  Go here for payment options.


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 must complete the Bay To Bay Insanity in less than 16 days.

You must complete the Bay To Bay Insanity GOLD in less than 8 days.


You must obtain DBR every 350 miles or less.

You may take any route you like .

Your official time is determined by the starting and ending DBR receipts.  PLEASE check these documents and make sure the clock and date is correct! is strongly recommended but not required.

If you cannot get a DBR 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 six required stops in the required order.  Spotwalla goes a long way towards this proof.