Long Distance Riding: Iron Butt Rally Competitor

Image: Bob Lilley (2nd from right)

Image: Bob Lilley (2nd from right)

Image: Bob Lilley

Image: Bob Lilley

After 25 years as an electrical engineer, Bob Lilley quit his job and started working at a motorcycle dealer. Bob’s been in to motorcycles since a young age, he says he grew up in the perfect environment that encouraged him to ride, a magical childhood. Now Bob is in to long distance and endurance motorcycling, having competed in multiple Iron Butt rallies. 

What's the thrill of riding long distances, alone, looking for clues and gathering points for 11 days straight? Who would want to do that? Well, every year a group of riders join the Iron Butt Rally and on this episode we find out what it’s like to ride the rally and what drives someone to want to do such an arduous ride.

 

Iron Butt Rally: http://ibr.wvi.com/



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