IBA European Tour  The Iron Butt Association European Tour 2014.

Rally Timetable:

Saturday 6th September:  Rider check in

Sunday 7th September : Start of Rally

Friday 12th September: End of Rally






Five days. YOU decide where you will travel. You make all the decisions.  You ride thousands of miles. It's just you, your GPS Sat-Nav and the Rally Book. Will you bite off more than you can chew? Join some of the best Navigational Rally riders in the world in this five day event.

 For those of you who have not participated in this type of event before here is what you can expect:

 You will be handed at least one rally book containing details of various "bonus locations" throughout Europe. Each location will have a different points value. YOU must work out which of the locations you should visit to collect as many points as possible in the available time. The challenge is to piece together a route which you can ride and arrive at the bonus locations when points are available - some locations may be day time only, some may be night time only and some may be restricted to certain time periods.

The IBA European Tour is designed to appeal to Novice Rally Riders and those with Multi-day Rally experience. You can ride as many or as few miles as you wish. You may be happy to simply finish the event and gain Finisher status. Or you may wish to test your abilities and aim for a high place finish. It's up to you. No matter what your game plan is, you will have the opportunity to tour Europe like you've never toured Europe before.

rob.jpgRally Information: 

This event is open to all riders. You DO NOT  have to be a member of the Iron Butt Associaton to enter. However, you need to be aware that this type of event involves considerable challenges in your ability to master the equation of time and distance. It IS NOT an endurance event. It is a test of your route planning and time management. If you want to be classed as a finisher YOU WILL have to ride a few thousand miles. If you want to be a top finisher you might have to ride a bit further than that. It's up to you. If you are not familiar with this type of event we recommend you read THIS (Document courtesy of Robert Roalfe)

The Event will start and Finish near Stuttgart, Germany. There WILL BE one checkpoint in the rally. Rally books will be handed out on the evening prior to the start. 


malin.jpgThe Rally entry fee is €420 . 

 Included in the rally entry fee are:  Provision of Rally Books & Rally Flag, Rally T-shirt, Rally Patch, Accommodation at the checkpoint ( location to be revealed at start of rally), Provision of refreshments & snacks at the checkpoint location,  Rally Banquet at the awards ceremony and a good chance of you having the time of your life.

 Your entry fee is only refundable if WE cancel the event.






Rules ,Legal and Entry Form:

View the rules of this event HERE

View the Legal Disclaimer HERE

Download the Entry Form HERE



To enter the Iron Butt Association European Tour, please download and complete the application form and send it to info@ibagermany.de You MUST ALSO send a payment of €420 to zahlung@ibagermany.de

Please ensure your payment is clearly identifiable as being YOUR payment ie..insert your name in the paypal message.


Frequently asked Questions: 
What is the ET-2014?
Can I enter if I have never taken part in an event like this before?
Do I have to ride at night?
Do I have to ride Nonstop?
Where do I sleep at night?
Do I need a big touring bike for this event?
I'm not from Europe and would like to Hire a Motorcycle. Can you help?
How do I decide where to ride?
Can I ride with a friend?
How does a rider earn points?
Do I need any special equipment?