Welcome to IBA Ireland Website
The Iron Butt Association is an exclusive group of Motorcyclists dedicated to the sport of long distance motorcycling.
IBA Ireland is part of the Iron Butt Association worldwide family of branches located in several countries around the world. The Iron Butt Association was founded and has headquarters in the United States.
IBA Ireland is not a motorcycle club in the traditional sense.
There are no membership fees. You must successfully complete an IBA Certificate ride in order to join our ranks. However, you do not have to be an IBA member to attend any of our advertised events
Interested in Joining us?
Your only route to membership is to successfully complete one of our Certified rides
A complete circuit of Ireland in under 24hrs. A distance of 834 miles .
The Circuit of Ireland involves riding to Ballycastle,Letterkenny,Clifden,Killarney,
Cork and Wexford and returning your start location in less than 24 hours.
Saddlesore 1000 ( 1000 miles in less than 24hrs) Completion of this ride will gain you membership of the IBA if you are not already a member.This is a bit more difficult to achieve within Ireland.
A difficult but highly rewarding 1,000 mile journey incorporating the North,South,East and Westernmost points of Mainland Ireland. The distance between these location IS NOT 1,000 miles so you will need to add additonal mileage to increase the distance travelled.