I can say that I have officially completed my iron butt. I have the official seal imprinted on where it counts. If you don’t believe me, I can show you.
Besides being Saddlesore (1,000 miles in 24 hrs) I did a Bun-Burner (1,500 miles in 36 hrs). Unofficially I did it last year on my first cross-country trip but now I have witnesses and gas station receipts.
Holly Cow! Giant-mania of North Dakota:
I rode the first day without any rest, except to refuel. I didn’t even eat to save time. I had a 3 liter camelbak, I drank on the go. I went to sleep at 3am and left at 9am to go an additional 500 miles. I needed to complete the 500 miles before 8pm as I started riding at 8am the previous day. The second day was much tougher as the exhaustion was starting to catch up with me. I managed to ride through Badlands, aka Theodore Roosevelt NP. Not the one in South Dakota but the one in the North Dakota. Nothing special but the roads were great for a bike.
Theodore Roosevelt National Park:
Nice curvy roads up there:
My last fuel stop was 2 minutes to 8 which I used to confirm the completion of my iron butt.
I’m in Montana and tomorrow will be in Canada.
Iron Butt Itinerary (from C to D). 1,500 miles in 36 hrs:
The Wild West only begins tomorrow with the many National Parks.
Everything is sweetened by risk
Wild Wild West 2
Wild Wild West
Suzi V-Strom '12 (just bough it)
Suzi V-Strom '06 (35 000 miles), Suzi V-Strom '04 (97 000 mile)
freefallen screwed with this post 09-07-2012 at 08:35 PM