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    Iron Butt Association : Circuit of Ireland in 24 hours

    I successfully completed the Iron Butt Association Circuit of Ireland in 24 hours in 2016 and again this year (2017).

    I have finally put together a quick ride report along with a few photos.

    If you are interested you can find it here :

    https://tbni.wordpress.com/2017/09/2...it-of-ireland/

    Any comments welcome, just don’t be too harsh

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    Enjoyed reading that. Cheers

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    Congratulations.

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    Well done, I enjoyed reading down through that.

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    Well done, next year again?

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    Quote Originally Posted by redcap0006 View Post
    Well done, next year again?

    I think next year I’m going to look at the 32 County towns in 32 hours challenge.

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    Enjoyed that - well done!

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    Very enjoyable...You make it seem easy but I bet it wasn't!


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    Good read. Well done thanks for posting. JJH

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    That is a great writup. Congratulations and thanks for sharing.

    I also completed two IBA rides, but gave up more of them as most of the planned routes in the UK and Europe is on motorways and that gets to be very monotonous. On a GS, it is pretty much switching on cruise control and then pointing in the right direction.

    This one seems to be a good challenge and an interesting one. Do post before you plan for your 2018 one

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    Not once but twice putting yourself through the mental discipline of a big ride, well done. Enjoyable write up
    Steve

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    Nice clear write up .thanks..
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    Cracking wrightup, quite inspiring.
    To anyone thinking about something like this I say go for it but be ready to stop and find accommodation if you start to flag, don't be a hero.
    Also in my experience don't plan anything for the next 3 or 4 days.
    I did Menton ( a little town on the France - Italy border next to Monaco ) to leeds in 20 hours, didn't touch a motorway until Reims and most of the A1 was shut to night closures.
    The ride was easy but I was crippled for the next 3 days.

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    Well done TomBoy,I was led to believe you had to crack the 1K mile barrier to get the accolade
    But this shoots that out of the water.

    Norrie
    0 te 60 in as long as it takes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Norrie View Post
    Well done TomBoy,I was led to believe you had to crack the 1K mile barrier to get the accolade
    But this shoots that out of the water.

    Norrie
    The 1000 mile run is the saddlesore 1000 this is a different one but it is an official iba Run...

    http://www.ibaireland.org/Circuit_of_Ireland.php

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dax_Hewitt View Post
    Cracking wrightup, quite inspiring.
    To anyone thinking about something like this I say go for it but be ready to stop and find accommodation if you start to flag, don't be a hero.
    Also in my experience don't plan anything for the next 3 or 4 days.
    I did Menton ( a little town on the France - Italy border next to Monaco ) to leeds in 20 hours, didn't touch a motorway until Reims and most of the A1 was shut to night closures.
    The ride was easy but I was crippled for the next 3 days.
    Couldn’t agree more. I took a wee one man tent and sleeping bag just in case I got tired.

    Sleepy and 2 wheels (or four) doesn’t work.

    I did have a pretty lazy following day too

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