Special Event Permit Detail
Application InformationID: 5946 Event: Bike MS: Colorado
Application Date: 12/31/2021 Event Date: 06/25/2022 Thru: 06/26/2022
Organization: National MS Society Phone:
Address: 900 S Broadway, Suite 250
Event InformationPermit Type(s): County Road
Please see attached route maps and cues for route information
Bike MS, Colorado’s Ride 2022 will take place June 25 and 26, 2022. Bike MS is a charity ride benefiting those living with multiple sclerosis. An estimated 3,000 cyclists and 650 volunteers will participate in the 2-day, 150-mile ride that begins and ends at Front Range Community College in Westminster, and overnights in Ft. Collins. Colorado State University will play host to the cyclists on Saturday night in Ft. Collins. Cyclists will be afforded an optional century route at the end of Day 1. Cyclists will travel on road and mountain bikes as well as a few tandems. The riders will be supported by rest stops every 10 - 16 miles as well as support vehicles (SAG) for the duration of the ride. Additional route services will include marshals, medics, ham operators, staff, and ride officials. These vehicles will range from mini-vans to sprinters, motorcycles, and a handful of personal vehicles.
Estimated Participants: 1600 Estimated Spectators: 400
Food / Alcohol:
Food is being served: PACKAGED
Alcohol IS being served.
Sat. 06/25/2022: 600 AM - 500 PM
Sun. 06/26/2022: 0600 AM - 1200 PM
Additional Information Submitted by Applicant1. Date Submitted: 03/24/2022
updated route maps attached.
2. Date Submitted: 03/31/2022
Route Summary Attached.
3. Date Submitted: 04/01/2022
CDOT - We will be utilizing city and county law enforcement at busy intersections as well as deploying variable message boards on US-34 in both directions alerting vehicle traffic to an event in progress.
4. Date Submitted: 04/12/2022
Certificate of Insurance added
5. Date Submitted: 04/14/2022
Participant waiver attached.
Reviewing Agency Comments/Status
Email the Special Events Coordinator regarding this application.
Status: ApprovedComments: 3/31/22 - Will traffic control be utilized?
City of Fort Collins
City of Loveland Permit Coordinator
Status: ApprovedComments: We will not be staffing this event. All contestants must follow the rules of the road.
Colorado State Patrol
County Clerk and Recorder
Status: ApprovedComments: I have reached out to the applicant to apply for a special event liquor license.
Status: ApprovedComments: Route maps received 04/01/2022
Status: ApprovedComments: Application states that full rest stops would be available every 10-16 miles. Please ensure adequate permanent or portable restrooms, hand sanitizer, trash receptacles are provided.
Packaged food is listed for food service. Please keep food and beverage service at aid stations limited to water, energy drinks, gels, and other prepackaged/shelf-stable food items.
Potable water shall be provided to participants. This may be achieved by water bottle filling stations or drinking fountains that are publicly accessible on-site; commercial bottled water; or from approved clean and sanitized dispensers such as hard-sided beverage dispensing coolers or kegs of potable water that are refilled throughout the day.
Any food service provided for attendees shall be from an approved source that holds a 2022 Colorado Retail Food license.
Larimer County Emergency Management
Northern Water (Chimney Hollow Reservoir Project)
Parks & Open Lands
Status: ApprovedComments: Approved - no direct DNR impacts, except conflicting bike route near Horsetooth Reservoir with Lake to Lake Triathlon on same day (Saturday the 25th). - Jordan W
Poudre Fire Authority
Poudre Valley Hospital
Road & Bridge
Status: ApprovedComments: There will be Chip Seal on CR 23E and CR 21 south of Berthoud at this time. We do not have a schedule for exact dates at this time. Please contact Jerry Macklberg @ 970-498-5670 thirty days prior to the event to verify time schedules.
Status: ApprovedComments: You must contact the Larimer County Sheriff's Office admin at least 3 weeks prior to the event at 970-498-5108, if you wish to use Larimer County Deputies for traffic control.
Thompson Valley EMS
Status: APPROVEDHI Alexis,
Congratulations! Your special event permit application has been approved.
Please print the permit and have it available for the duration of the event.
Your approved event shall comply with all Center for Disease Control, State of Colorado and Larimer County Health Department guidelines and rules for social distancing and maximum crowd size that are in place at the time of the event
Much success with the event!