Version No. 1.2
revised: June 25, 2021
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scream! You scream! We all scream for ice cream!!!
ride celebrates one of the long-distance rider’s favorite RTE themes.
Read the rules
the iconic SaddleSore 1000
on the Ironbutt
Association site. The rules for this ride are similar and you
will get valuable background information.
Documentation: See here.
DBR - Dated Business Receipt
A DBR is a machine generated receipt with the date, time and LOCATION
on it. Check it - do not assume it is correct. A receipt
with an incorrect time/date/location is worthless. Check and
Fees: Regular fees apply - This is a special certificate only program
Ice Cream rides have many different levels of difficulty.
cream 1000 - Eat at 4 ice cream locations - 24 hours**
Cream Insanity - Eat at 6 ice cream locations - 24 hours**
cream 1500 - Eat at 5 ice cream locations - 36 hours**
cream BBG - Eat at 4 ice cream locations - 24 hours**
must take a selfie at each stop eating, what else - ice cream - and get
a DBR at that store.
ice cream selfie must be at least 150 miles apart.
recognize that few, if any ice cream shops are open 24/7. We will
two WILDCARDS to be used in place of the permitted locations mentioned below. To use the wildcard, you may take a selfie
eating ice cream in
front of a gas station or any 24 hour
convience store/supermarket or from a National chain like Dairy Queen,
Baskin-Robbins, Cold Stone Creamery, Denny'setc. Photos must
still be at
least 150 miles from any other photo.
You may start and/or end your ride at any permitted or Wildcard location.
ride starts at your first ice cream location after you eat your first ice cream treat - and take a selfie eating ice cream
(so you are on the clock when you get your
receipt for your first ice cream.)
ride ends at your last ice cream locationtop, AFTER you eat your final ice cream treat (and
take a selfie eating ice cream). Don't forget the final receipt.
Permitted Ice Cream Locations
permitted ice cream location must be either:
--Ice Cream locations making it on premise.
--Local Favorites: Usually independent operations
or scoop shops, usually selling locally made Ice Cream. --Dedicated
specialty ice cream locations (not nationwide chains), for example,
Margie's Candies in Chicago (a favorite stop of the famous gangster Al
Capone in the day), Beth Marie's Old Fashioned Ice Cream & Soda
Fountain in Denton, Texas, - the list is endless.
--Regional Chains: Many regional favorites
have grown beyond their orginal cities.
--Dairies or Factory Stores: The closer you are
to the source, the better it seems to taste.
--Historic Locations: These are worth finding,
especially old 'malt shops'.
EXCEPT FOR YOUR 2 WILDCARD STOPS (best used early morning or overnight) -
NO NATIONAL OR BIG CHAINS ARE PERMITTED (LIKE DAIRY QUEEN,
BASKIN-ROBBINS COLDSTONE CREAMERY, ETC.
considered Ice Cream:
Any Frozen delight usually containing dairy products,
which also covers Frozen Custard & Gelato.
But these days there are Lactose & Vegan
options, plus sorbets & Italian Ices. So pretty much anything
You may take any route you like.
Your official time is determined by the starting
and ending receipts. PLEASE check these documents and make sure
the clock and date are correct!
is strongly recommended but not
Remember it is YOUR responsibility to prove you visited
all required stops in the required order. Spotwalla goes a
way towards this proof.
There is no additional merchandise for this ride.