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Coffee Cup 1000

Bean Burner Gold


Version No. 1.2
Date last revised: February 25, 2023

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This ride celebrates great coffee - motorcyclists' second most important fuel.

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.


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:  Regular fees apply - See fee page


These rides have many different levels of difficulty: 'Coffee Cup' rides are SaddleSore equivalent distances and times (1000 miles within 24 hours), Bean Burners are Bun Burner equivalent rides (1500 miles)

Coffee Cup 1000 - Drink coffee at 4 different permitted  locations - 24 hours**

Coffee Cup Gold - Drink coffee at 6 diffeent permitted locations - 24 hours**AND either get a DBR from a city with 'coffee' in it's name (Coffee, California; Coffee Creek, Montana; Coffeeville, Tennessee; etc.); OR take a picture of your bike alongside an official DOT road sign with the city name, and then get a DBR within 50 miles.  You may drink one of your required cups of coffee in your 'Coffee' city.

Bean Burner 1500 - Drink coffee at 6 different permitted  locations - 36 hours**

Bean Burner Gold - Drink coffee at 4 different perimtted  locations - 24 hours (No wildcards permitted)

You must take a selfie at each stop drinking, what else - coffee - and get a DBR at that store.

Each coffee selfie must be at least 150 miles apart.

**We recognize that few, if any coffee shops are open 24/7.  We will permit two WILDCARDS to be used in place of the permitted locations mentioned below.  To use the wildcard, you may take a selfie drinking coffee in front of a gas station or any 24 hour convenience store/supermarket or from a National chain like Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts,, Denny'setc.  Photos must still be at least 150 miles from any other photo.

You may start and/or end your ride at any permitted or Wildcard location except for the BBG.

Your ride starts at your first coffee location after you drink your first cup of coffee - and take a selfie.

Your ride ends at your last coffee location stop, AFTER you drink your final cup of coffee and take a selfie. Don't forget the final receipt.

Permitted Coffee Locations

Each permitted coffee location must be either:

--Coffee roasting facilities.
--Local Favorites: Usually independent operations with the word "coffee" or "roasters" or similar designations in their name.


You may take any route you like.

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. 

Remember it is YOUR responsibility to prove you visited all  required stops in the required order.  Spotwalla goes a long way towards this proof.


There is no additional merchandise for this ride.