The 2006 MTF
Founder's Feast &
Ride Around Texas (RAT)

Texarkana, Texas
May 9-13, 2006 


We changed the name of the Indiana Cookout to the Founder's Feast in order to allow us to move the event from year to year. This will be the first year for the move and we have elected to hold the Founder's Feast in conjunction with the Inaugural Ride Around Texas (RAT), which will be a new Iron Butt Association ride.

Our original plan was to make the RAT the centerpiece of the 2005 Poker Run From Hell. Hurricane Katrina, decided to flood a significant portion of the route and we made the difficult decision to cancel the event. As we looked at this years calendar, we felt that it was important to include the RAT and decided that combining it with the Founder's Feast would be a terrific combination.

The host city will be Texarkana, Texas. Whether you are doing the RAT, the 6 hour Rally, the 24 hour Rally, or just joining us for some BBQ and Awards Presentation you are in for some terrific riding.

Click on the buttons to the right for specific details of the rides, registration, and lodging information.

Event Schedule

The Rat

On-site check-in will be available Monday, May 8, 2006 6:00-9:00 p.m. and Tuesday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.

All riders must check in before leaving and must be out by 8:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 9, 2006 in order be counted as part of this ride

Chewing Time

Friday, May 12, 4:00-11:00 p.m.

The Feast

Saturday, May 13, 2006
6:00 p.m.

The 8 Hour Rally

Saturday, May 13, 2006
Check-in 6:00-7:45 a.m.
Riders Meeting: 7:45-8:00 a.m.
Rally: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The 24 Hour Rally

Check-in: Friday, May 12, 2006 1:00-2:45 p.m
Riders Meeting: Friday, May 12, 2006, 2:45-3:00 p.m.
Rally: Friday, May 12, 2006 3:00 p.m. to
Saturday, May 13, 2006 3:00 p.m.

MSF Experienced Riders Course

Thursday, May 11, 2006 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Friday, May 12, 2006 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

click for more info

Event Manager:  Alan Leduc

  Founders Feast / RAT Home Page
  Feast & Rally Details
  RAT - Long Distance Ride
  MSF Exp. Riding Course
  Lodging Details
  Register For the Ride
  List of Participants
  Ride Disclaimer & Waiver

Door Prizes!!

We will be giving away door prizes at the Founder's Feast Banquet on Saturday.

Included in these prize will be six $25 gift certificates from New Enough Motorcycle Gear.

If you didn't know, New Enough allows customers to choose a "favorite group" to receive donations during the checkout process, so when you shop with New Enough, make sure to choose "" to help support the MTF.

The MTF would like to thank New Enough for it's continued support!

Join us in Texarkana!

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