2020 - Wyman Memorial Challenge, "Rendezvous"

IBA Wyman Memorial Challenge Coin
San Francisco to New York City, May 23 - 30, 2020

WHAT:  The Wyman Memorial Challenge - Grand Tour features a daily "Rendezvous" at designated locations to enjoy a meal and the camaraderie of fellow riders. See the details below.

Wyman Memorial Challenge - 50cc GOLD riders choose to "Rendezvous" at either the San Francisco start or New York City (NJ) finish.

IBA certification is awarded to successful finishers for either of the events of the George A. Wyman Memorial Challenge:
  • Memorial Grand Tour - San Francisco to New York City riding waypoint to waypoint. Achieve Gold, Silver, Bronze or Finisher levels
  • Memorial 50cc Gold - San Francisco to New York City in under 50 hours, IBA Xtreme!
Note - The George A. Wyman Memorial Challenge is conducted under the strict guidelines set forth by the Iron Butt association.  Only a handful of riders from around the world have managed to solve the equation of time, distance and navigational complexities necessary to successfully complete the Grand Tour or 50cc Gold events.

WHERE:   Riders rendezvous in the San Francisco Bay Area Saturday, May 23rd.  Pre-ride activities on Saturday afternoon, starting at 2 p.m. include presentations on...
Marti Wyman Schein
1902 'California'
  • Riding the Grand Tour - Waypoints and Routing Options
  • Wyman biography presented by Marti Wyman Schein (George's great-granddaughter)
  • 1902 California Motorcycle on display  
  • IBA Rules covering both the Memorial Grand Tour and 50cc Gold
  • IBA Witness form sign off and packet completion instructions.
  • Q&A followed by the Rendezvous Pizza Party
The Rendezvous motel is, tentatively, the Hampton Inn - Hayward located at 24137 Mission Boulevard, Hayward, California, 94544

RENDEZVOUS ALONG THE WAY - Riding alone or in small groups of 2-3 riders, visit as many of the Wyman waypoints desired.  At the end of each riding day, enjoy a meal with all Grand Tour riders and talk about the day's rid.  The rendezvous points are selected at locations that feature several motels to choose from.  Double up with a friend to save at the motels.
  • Sunday 5/24, Winnemucca, NV 7 pm dinner at TBA, Motel:  TBA
  • Monday 5/25, Ogden, UT - 7 pm dinner at Union Grill.  Motel:  TBA
  • Tuesday 5/26, Cheyenne, WY - 7 pm dinner at TBA.  Motel:  TBA
  • Wednesday 5/27, Council Bluffs, IA - 7 pm dinner at Golden Corral.  Motel:  TBA
  • Thursday 5/28, Clinton, IA - 1 pm lunch at the Mississippi River
  • Friday, Buffalo 5/29, NY - 7 pm dinner at TBA.  Motel: TBA 
  • Saturday 5/30, TBA, NJ - 5 pm Finisher's Rendezvous Banquet:TBA


HOW MUCH:  $99 fee 2020 Wyman Memorial Challenge, 'Rendezvous' Grand Tour.  Included in the fee are Start/Finish dinners, express IBA certification and all this...

WYMAN SWAG:  Wyman Memorial Challenge Coin, Journey & Waypoint Poster, Waypoint Sticker and...

"Rendezvous" T-Shirt:



Wyman Project merchandise is available purchase at the IBA eStore


WHO TO CONTACT:  Cliff Wall, Rendezvous Master & Tim Masterson, Event Coordinator - Send emails to WymanMemorialProject@gmail.com