Special Event Permit Detail

Application Information

ID: 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
Contact 1 Name: Alexis Stiffler
Address: 5177 S Sedalia Ct
Centennial CO 80015
Email: Send email
Contact 2 Name:


Event Information

Permit Type(s): County Road
Website: https://mssociety.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=771
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 Applicant

1. 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.

Berthoud Fire

Status: Approved


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Status: Approved

Comments: 3/31/22 - Will traffic control be utilized?

Email CDOT

City of Fort Collins

Status: Approved


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City of Loveland Permit Coordinator

Status: Approved

Comments: We will not be staffing this event. All contestants must follow the rules of the road.

Email City of Loveland Permit Coordinator

Colorado State Patrol

Status: Approved


Email Colorado State Patrol

County Clerk and Recorder

Status: Approved

Comments: I have reached out to the applicant to apply for a special event liquor license.

Thank you

Email County Clerk and Recorder


Status: Approved

Comments: Route maps received 04/01/2022

Email Engineering


Status: Approved

Comments: 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.

Email Health

Larimer County Emergency Management

Status: Approved


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Loveland Fire

Status: Approved


Email Loveland Fire

Northern Water (Chimney Hollow Reservoir Project)

Parks & Open Lands

Status: Approved

Comments: 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

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Poudre Fire Authority

Status: Approved


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Poudre Valley Hospital

Status: Approved


Email Poudre Valley Hospital

Risk Management

Status: Approved

Thank you.

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Road & Bridge

Status: Approved

Comments: 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.

Email Road & Bridge


Status: Approved

Comments: 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.

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Thompson Valley EMS

Status: Approved


Email Thompson Valley EMS

Final Disposition


HI 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!