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ID: 809 Event: Colorado Bike MS Status: APPROVED Application Date: 01/24/2014 Event Date: 06/28/2014 Thru: 06/29/2014 Organization: National MS Society Phone: Address:
Permit Type(s): County Road Website:http://www.bikemscolorado.org Location:
Westminster to Fort Collins. See attached route for more information.
Bike MS, Colorado’s Ride 2014 will take place June 28 and 29, 2014. 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 Honda mini-vans and Pilots to Fed-Ex sprinters, motorcycles, and a handful of personal vehicles.
Comments: Maintain fire department fire apparatus access to the Berthoud Family Church. Any barricades blocking fire department fire apparatus access must be staffed and easily moved upon arrival of fire department fire apparatus.
Comments: City of Fort Collins special event permit application is currently under review and are waiting for the certificate of insurance with liquor liability. City of Fort Collins special event permit issued.
Comments: Loveland is aware of the proposed bike ride and the applicant has submitted an application for the portion that occurs in Loveland's jurisdiction. (Comments submitted by Permit Coordinator for City of Loveland.)
Comments: Food service at aid stations does not require a licensed vendor provided food and beverage service is limited to:
• Service of commercially prepared and individually packaged foods and beverages that do not require refrigeration. Examples include packaged candy, power bars, bottled water, soda or juice.
• Service of hot coffee, tea, instant hot beverages.
• Service of donuts, bagels or pastries that are commercially prepared and do not require refrigeration.
• Service of whole uncut fruits and vegetables.
• Service of water from a public supply transported and dispensed in clean containers designed for potable water service.
The Larimer County Department of Health & Environment is available to consult on food safety concerns, and on licensing provisions for vendors involving food service beyond that listed above. Information is available on our website at http://larimer.org/health/ehs/food.asp.
Adequate toilets need to be provided at the start/finish area and as necessary at aid stations.
Doug Ryan Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (970) 498-6777 firstname.lastname@example.org
Comments: Thank you for the detail in the plan -LFRA requests that any barricades blocking fire department fire apparatus access must be staffed and easily moved upon arrival of police/fire/ems apparatus. FM NS 073
Comments: 1/27/14 Application has been forwarded to area manager for review. 1/27/14 Fee worksheet was emailed to you today. Your event is approved by our department upon receipt of signed fee worksheet and payment in full. 1/27/14 Signed worksheet and payment received. Thank you! All the best for a successful event.
Comments: This event does not conflict with any currently planned or scheduled road maintenance or construction activities. Event promoters are reminded that they are not to post event signs on traffic sign posts within the public road Right-Of-Way or paint on the surface of the road.