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Chesapeake Bay 1000

Version No. 1.0
Date last revised: March 12, 2023

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The Chesapeake Bay 1000 consists of two approximately 532 mile laps of the bay.  You will ride your motorcycle around Chesapeake Bay two times in less than 24 hours.

Read the rules for the iconic SaddleSore 1000 on the Iron Butt 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 re-check.

Fees  See fee page


This is a Spotwalla required ride.

You must ride two complete laps of Chesapeake Bay in less than 24 hours, either finishing where you started or beyond.

You may start at any location along a route around Chesapeake Bay.  A photo of your DBR along with your odometer is required at the beginning and ending locations.


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 required. 


There is no additional merchandise for this ride.