Originally Posted by hanksmybuddy
To each his own but I've never understood the iron butt thing and not really sure what has been accomplished. All the cool stuff you just end blowing by?
I really enjoy this kind of riding. While I sometimes post a little ride report, I do the rides for my own satisfaction. The certificates just go in a drawer in my desk. I wasn't really looking for a pat on the back... just sharing the story and a few pictures.
You bring up a good point. I try to balance my riding by alternating between IBA rides and fun site-seeing rides. I pretty much never ride interstates when I'm not doing Iron Butt rides. I think if all I did was the long distance type of riding I would get burned out on it, and wouldn't enjoy riding as much as I do.
Thanks for the comments.