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NEWMONT BIKE MS 2014 PRESENTED BY POINT B:
Colorado Two-Day Ride

Date: June 28-29, 2014
Start/Finish Location: Westminster with Overnight at CSU
Registration Fee:
$79
Fundraising Minimum: $400
Route Options: Sat: 68, 73 or 102 miles; Sun: 66 or 75 miles
Age Minimum: All riders must be 12 years or older by Saturday, June 28, 2014

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FEE SCHEDULE

Mar 1 - May 31: $79
June 1 - June 22: $89
Walk Up (if space avail.): $95

This may be the 29th year of the Colorado Bike MS, but don’t count on the same old course! In 2014 we are bringing back lots of options. 

On Saturday, you can choose the 68-mile express routes, the 73-mile classic route, or really push yourself on the 102-mile century route.  Depending how you feel Sunday morning, you can select the 66-mile express route or the 75-mile classic route.

Click on the map below to view full details of each route.

 

Weekend Schedule

This a tentative schedule for event weekend. Please check back before the event for the final timeline. Important updates will be noted on the main event webpage.

Friday, June 27

 

3 pm - 7 pm Early Packet Pick-Up and Expo (FRCC)

 

Saturday, June 28

 

4:30 am - 7 am Packet Pick-Up (FRCC)
5 am - 7:30 am Breakfast, Luggage Loading
5:45 am Kick-Off Program
6 am First wave of riders departs – Presenting and Title Sponsors, Top 100 Club
6:05 am 2013 Top Friends & Family Fundraising Team departs
6:10 am 2013 Top Corporate Fundraising Team departs
6:20 am Course opens to all riders
8 am  All riders must be on course
9 am Lunch service for riders begins on-route
9 am - 9:30 am Fort Collins Loop riders depart CSU
10 am - 8:30 pm Team Village Open
10:30 am - 8 pm Showers available at CSU ($5; pay at housing tent)
11 am - 8:30 pm Massages available at the Massage Tent
11:30 am - 6 pm Bike Corral open
12:30 pm - 7:30 pm Top 100 Club Tent open (CSU)
1 pm - 7:30 pm Entertainment, Left Hand Beer Garden(CSU)
1:30 pm - 8 pm Hotel Shuttles Running to Partnering Hotels
2 pm - 7:30 pm Team Photos
3 pm Program and Awards Celebration (CSU)
4:30 pm - 7 pm Dinner served at CSU
5 pm Course Closes
8:30 pm Dorm Check-In closes

 

Sunday, June 29

 

4:30 am - 7 am Hotel shuttles running
5:30 am - 7:30 am Breakfast, Luggage, Bike Corral Open
6:30 am First wave of riders departs
8 am All Riders must be on course
9 am Lunch Service for riders begins on route
10:30 am - 5 pm Showers available at FRCC (free)
10:30 am - 5 pm Massages available in the Massage Room
10:30 am - 5:30 pm Finish Line Feast (FRCC)
11 am - 5 pm Finish line entertainment
noon - 5 pm Top 100 Club Reception (FRCC)
5 pm Course closes

 

If you have special dietary needs such as gluten-free or vegan, please plan accordingly. Bike MS cannot guarantee a meal will meet your individual needs.

2014 Packet Pick-up

Early Packet Pick-Up Week is scheduled for June 7-13, 2014. To qualify for this event, you must have met and submitted your $400 fundraising minimum by Wednesday, April 30. If you did not meet your minimum by this date, your packet will only be available at the Friday Expo or Saturday morning the weekend of the event.

 

Date Location Time
Saturday, June 7 NMSS Denver Office 10am-2pm
Monday, June 9 Bicycle Village Aurora 4pm-7pm
Tuesday, June 10 Treads Lakewood 4pm-7pm
Wednesday, June 11            Left Hand Brewing Company             4pm-7pm
Thursday, June 12 Bike Source Highlands Ranch        4pm-7pm
Friday, June 13 Bicycle Village Westminster 4pm-7pm

Colorado Springs and Fort Collins Early Packet Pick-Ups will be held June 16-20 at the local NMSS offices during normal business hours. These two packet pick-ups are by RSVP only. RSVP to Susan Groff by Tuesday, June 3 at susan.groff@nmss.org

 

FRIDAY NIGHT PACKET PICK-UP, SPONSOR EXPO, AND CARB LOAD DINNER

Join us on Friday, June 27 from 3 - 7 pm at Front Range Community College for our Packet Pick-Up and Expo, where you can:

    • pick up your packet
    • drop off your luggage*
    • enjoy a carb-load spaghetti dinner
    • get a final tune up on your bike
    • visit Bike MS sponsors and Team Tables

*Any luggage dropped off on Friday will NOT be accessible, under any circumstance, until Saturday afternoon at CSU. If you chose to use this early drop-off, please make sure you have everything out that you need for the Ride, and that everything else you need is packed.

PLEASE NOTE: All riders must present photo ID at the packet pick-up, must have met their fundraising minimum and may only collect packets for riders living at the same address - NO EXCEPTIONS.


Fort Collins Loop rider packets will ONLY be available at CSU on Saturday, June 28 between 7:30 and 9 am. They will not be available for pick up at the Friday Expo or Saturday morning in Westminster.


Virtual Participant Packets will be available at FRCC Friday night and Saturday morning until 8 am, and then at CSU starting at 10 am. Walk up Virtual Participant registrations will be accepted at CSU all day on Saturday.


Hotel and Shuttle Information

Here are the hotels that have confirmed blocks of rooms for Bike MS participants. You must ask for the "Bike MS" block when making a reservation.

We are again partnering with CSU On-Campus Lodging. Register for on-campus housing at CSU.

*More hotels will be added as blocks are confirmed.

 

Best Western Kiva Inn
1638 E Mulberry St
970-484-2444
Rooms starting at $129/night
Best Western University Inn
914 S College Ave
970-484-1984
SOLD OUT
Cambria Suites
2821 Harmony Rd
970-267-9000
Comfort Suites                     
1415 Oakridge Dr
970-206-4597
Rooms starting at $99/night
Days Inn
3625 E Mulberry St
970-221-5490
Rooms starting at $129
Guest House Inn and Suites
4333 E Mulberry St
970-493-9000
SOLD OUT
Hampton Inn
Use Reservation #83300847
1620 Oakridge Dr.
970-255-2900
Hilton Garden Inn
Use Reservation #3104428748
2821 East Harmony Rd
970-225-2900
Hilton Fort Collins
425 W Prospect Rd
970-494-2947
SOLD OUT
Holiday Inn Express
1426 Oakridge Dr
970-225-2200
SOLD OUT
La Quinta Inn & Suites
3709 E Mulberry St
970-493-7800
SOLD OUT
Motel 6
3900 E Mulberry St
800-466-8356
Quality Inn & Suites
4001 S Mason St
970-282-9047
SOLD OUT
Super 8 Fort Collins
409 Centro Way
970-493-7701
 

 

The hotels below do not have a block reserved for Bike MS, but there are rooms available via online reservation; we will be running shuttles to them.

Residence Inn
1127 Oakridge Dr.               
970-223-5700

Courtyard Marriott
1200 Oakridge Dr.
970-282-1700

Comfort Suites
1415 Oakridge Dr.
970-206-4597

Sleep Inn
3808 E. Mulberry St.
970-484-5515

Shuttles will only be provided to partner hotels listed here – if you stay at a different hotel, you will be responsible for your own transportation to and from CSU.

Hotel shuttles will run to and from hotels on a regular basis (approximately every 1/2 hour). The shuttle pick-up and drop-off area will be located on your CSU site map.

Shuttle schedule:
Saturday, June 28: 1:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sunday, June 29: 4:30 am - 7 am

There will be three shuttle routes: Routes A, B, and C. Each shuttle will have signs in the window that state the route and hotels that it services.

 

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