2019 Bike MS: MS 150 Minnesota
2019 Bike MS: MS 150 Minnesota

2019 Bike MS: MS 150 - Route Support

Volunteers make Bike MS possible!

Each year, thousands of people across the country join the Bike MS volunteer team. From planning event details and calling past participants to providing safety and support for riders at the event, volunteers make Bike MS happen, and are the foundation of why Bike MS is the largest cycling fundraising event in the country.

Join us for BIKE MS: MS 150 Presented locally by C.H. Robinson June 7-9, 2019.

  • Please choose your preferred volunteer shift(s)/activities from the list below.
  • If volunteering for both days, please register for each day!
  • Final Confirmations, with full details, will be sent to you 1-2 weeks prior to the event.

LEAD AND ROUTE SUPPORT MEETING: 6pm-7:30pm May 23, 2019

Committee meeting 5pm-6pm

PLEASE ATTEND FROM 6pm-7:30pm IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THESE ROLES!

Location of meeting: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church - Fellowship Hall - 3920 Victoria St. N., Shoreview, MN 55126

Enter through back door near small garage on east side of building. Parking is free.

Location: Along the Route

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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Time (CDT) Available Slot
06/08/2019 (Sat.) 6:00am - 5:00pm  

Communications (2)

Oversee communications of event volunteers. Assist with repairing equipment or software along the route, as needed. Relieve HAM radio operators, as needed. Current FCC-issued amateur radio licence required.

 
All slots filled
Gordy Hanson
Kevin Dirks

HAM Radio - Rest Stops/Start/Finish/Overnight (14)

Communicate needs of volunteers/participants to staff and net control. Assist rest stop or start/finish volunteers, as able. Locations assigned closer to the event – see Rest Stop tabs for locations. Current FCC-issued HAM radio license required.

 
All slots filled
Ryc Lyden
George Power
Looking for Willow River Rest Stop
Jim Gustafson
willow river
Brent Petit
Moose Lake
Ed Jacobson
Finlayson, with Linda
Brad Odegard
RS Comms Support / As needed
John Dean
Moose Lake
Linda Kammerer
Carlton
Peter (KC0TFB) Gamache
With trailer & mast
Noel Petit
Linda Jacobson
Working same Rest Stop as Ed Jacobson
Mike Steckelberg
Peter Winters
rest stop comm. set up/tear down
Chris Cox
req. to be with Noel and John

Incident Response Team (2)

Respond to medical or bicycle mechanical calls along the route. Contact emergency services, as necessary. Proof of current first aid and CPR certification, driver's license, and automobile insurance required prior to event. Driver's training required.

 
All slots filled
Danielle Tetrault-Winn
Chris Schultz

Intersection Safety

Help participants safely through intersections by stopping them when necessary. Instruct participants to obey all traffic laws.

 
10 slots filled - more available
Wally Kirchoff
Gayle Fordice
Kelly Dankers
Aaron Winn
Tim Georgi
Chris Arel
Dennis Arel
Laurie Young
Carol Lee Folsom
curt muller
sunday also

Motorcycle Escort (20)

Patrol route and assist participants with basic first aid or bike repairs (ex: flat tire). Background check, motorcycle license, and vehicle insurance required prior to event. Helmet required.

 
All slots filled
Steve Garcia
Philip Tange
Entire Ride
Jim Kennedy
Mark Mills
Lyn Massey Mills
Tim Davich
Member of the escort team
Charlie Hurley
Mike Jensen
Don Woodhall
Terilyn Kennedy
Neil Anderson
Craig Claude
Kevin Schommer
Sam Doyle
Melissa Tighe
Eugene Mehling
Mike Young
Janet Young
Ron Bruzek Bruzek
Tony Hutar

Net Control (7)

Answer phone calls from participants in need of assistance. Coordinate SAGs and HAM radio operators. Serve as liaison between communications volunteers and staff. Contact emergency services, as needed.

 
All slots filled
Jason Godfrey
Ralph Bierbaum
Molly Murray
Dawn Holmberg
Barb Hanson
Jan Bierbaum
phones
Glen Holmberg
with Dawn H., scribe

Rest Stop Coordinator

Pre-event: meet with staff and rest stop supervisors for training. During event: ensure rest stop needs are met. Provide extra supplies and assistance, as needed.

 
Jim Daly

Ride Marshal

*Requires approval* Provide basic first aid and bicycle repairs to participants along the route, as needed. Coordinate with HAM radio operators, rest stops, and SAG vehicles for transportation of participants. Proof of first aid certification required.

 
20 slots filled - more available
Marina Lim
Craig Hanson
Ride Marshal co-Leader
BOB Kunze
Co Leader
Steve Reynolds
Jessica Stoefen
ken janda
Mamie Anderson
PAUL WILSON
Jonathan Lord
Sweep
John Wujek
Ben Hadden
Kim Mai
Larry Narveson
Mary Swanstrom
Sally Lightner
Jennifer Nagorski
Will ride with Ken Janda
Travis Noll
Adam West
Chris Paguyo
Keonne Palmer

SAG Navigator (15)

Formerly "SAG Assistant". Serve as communication with other SAGs and Net Control. Load/unload bicycles for participants. Please indicate if HAM Radio operator.

 
8 of 15 slots filled
Jennifer Roith
with Ken E.
Benton Jackson
Ham radio operator
Vron Jones
Ross Zhao
Jessica Howell
with Bryan Howell
Keonne Palmer
Ride with Anthony Hirman
Kevin Courtney
Ryan Bloch
N0BFG w/ Matt Genelin

SAG Driver (15)

Shuttle participants along the route. Proof of current driver's license and automobile insurance required. Background check required. Indicate if HAM Radio operator.

 
11 of 15 slots filled
Chuck Nyberg
Steve Berven
Timothy Arimond
SAG Com equipment setup and tear down in vans
Greg Anderson
Kenneth Eastman
with Jen R.
Mitchell Gill
Matt Genelin
Matt Genelin + Ryan Bloch
Michael Miller
Anthony Hirman
Eric Lund Lund
Bryan Howell
with Jessica Howell

SAG Sweep (2)

Follow the last group of cyclists to ensure the safety of our cyclists. Requires driving a passenger van; background check, provide proof of current driver's license and insurance. Position for 1 driver and 1 assistant.

 
All slots filled
Terry Ahlgren (2)
Annette Ward will do sweep with me

Eyes on the Trail

Licensed amateur radio operator biking the ride.

 
Holly Cox
7:00am - 5:00pm  

Route Photographer (4)

Activities include: Using personal photography equipment, capture event including team photos, start & finish line photos, route photos, & festival area photos.

 
06/09/2019 (Sun.) 6:00am - 5:00pm  

Communications (2)

Oversee communications of event volunteers. Assist with repairing equipment or software along the route, as needed. Relieve HAM radio operators, as needed. Current FCC-issued amateur radio licence required.

 
All slots filled
Gordy Hanson
Kevin Dirks

HAM Radio - Rest Stops/Start/Finish/Overnight (14)

Communicate needs of volunteers/participants to staff and net control. Assist rest stop or start/finish volunteers, as able. Locations assigned closer to the event – see Rest Stop tabs for locations. Current FCC-issued HAM radio license required.

 
All slots filled
Ryc Lyden
George Power
Looking at Hugo Rest Stop
Jim Gustafson
hugo
Brent Petit
North Branch
Ed Jacobson
Pine City, with Linda
Brad Odegard
RS Comms Support / As needed
John Dean
North Branch
Linda Kammerer
Rush City
Peter (KC0TFB) Gamache
With trailer & mast
Noel Petit
Linda Jacobson
Pine City, with Ed
Mike Steckelberg
peter winters
rest stop comm. set up/tear down
Chris Cox
req. to be with Noel and John

Incident Response Team (2)

Respond to medical or bicycle mechanical calls along the route. Contact emergency services, as necessary. Proof of current first aid and CPR certification, driver's license, and automobile insurance required prior to event. Driver's training required.

 
All slots filled
Danielle Tetrault-Winn
Chris Schultz

Intersection Safety

Help participants safely through intersections by stopping them when necessary. Instruct participants to obey all traffic laws.

 
13 slots filled - more available
Wally Kirchoff
Gayle Fordice
Kelly Dankers
Aaron Winn
Tim Georgi
Chris Arel
Barb Arel
Barb Arel
Ken Bousley
Carol Lee Folsom
both Sat and Sunday
Curt Muller
Paul Kirchoff
Wallace Kirchoff

Motorcycle Escort (20)

Patrol route and assist participants with basic first aid or bike repairs (ex: flat tire). Background check, motorcycle license, and vehicle insurance required prior to event. Helmet required.

 
19 of 20 slots filled
Steve Garcia
Jim Kennedy
Mark Mills
Lyn Massey-mills
Mike Jensen
Don Woodhall
Terilyn Kennedy
Philip Tange
Neil Anderson
Craig Claude
Timothy Davich
Charlie Hurley
Kevin Schommer
Sam Doyle
Melissa Tighe
With Sam Doyle
Eugene Mehling
Mike Young
Janet Young
Ron Bruzek

Net Control (7)

Answer phone calls from participants in need of assistance. Coordinate SAGs and HAM radio operators. Serve as liaison between communications volunteers and staff. Contact emergency services, as needed.

 
All slots filled
Ralph Bierbaum
Jason Godfrey
Molly Murray
Dawn Holmberg
Barb Hanson
Jan Bierbaum
phones
Glen Holmberg
with Dawn H., scribe

Rest Stop Coordinator

Pre-event: meet with staff and rest stop supervisors for training. During event: ensure rest stop needs are met. Provide extra supplies and assistance, as needed.

 
Jim Daly

Ride Marshal

*Requires approval* Provide basic first aid and bicycle repairs to participants along the route, as needed. Coordinate with HAM radio operators, rest stops, and SAG vehicles for transportation of participants. Proof of first aid certification required.

 
20 slots filled - more available
Marina Lim
Craig Hanson
Ride Marshal co-Leader
BOB Kunze
Co Leader
Steve Reynolds
Jess Stoefen
Mamie Anderson
PAUL WILSON
Jonathan Lord
Sweep
ken janda
John Wujek
Ben Hadden
Kim Mai
Larry Narveson
Mary Swanstrom
Sally Lightner
Jennifer Nagorski
Will ride with Ken Janda
Travis Noll
Adam West
Chris Paguyo
Keonne Palmer

SAG Navigator (15)

Formerly "SAG Assistant". Serve as communication with other SAGs and Net Control. Load/unload bicycles for participants. Please indicate if HAM Radio operator.

 
8 of 15 slots filled
Jennifer Roith
with Ken E.
Matt Genelin
Matt Genelin + Ryan Bloch
Benton Jackson
Ham radio operator
Vron Jones
Ross Zhao
Jessica Howell
with Bryan Howell
Keonne Palmer
Ride with Anthony Hirman
Kevin Courtney

SAG Driver (15)

Shuttle participants along the route. Proof of current driver's license and automobile insurance required. Background check required. Indicate if HAM Radio operator.

 
10 of 15 slots filled
Chuck Nyberg
Tim Arimond
SAG Com equipment setup and tear down in vans
Greg Anderson
Kenneth Eastman
with Jen R.
Mitchell Gill
Michael Miller
Anthony Hirman
Eric Lund Lund
Bryan Howell
with Jessica Howell
Ryan Bloch
N0BFG w Matt Genelin

SAG Sweep (2)

Follow the last group of cyclists to ensure the safety of our cyclists. Requires driving a passenger van; background check, provide proof of current driver's license and insurance. Position for 1 driver and 1 assistant.

 
All slots filled
Terry Ahlgren (2)
Annette Ward will do sweep with me

Eyes on the Trail

Licensed amateur radio operator biking the ride.

 
7:00am - 5:00pm  

Route Photographer (4)

Activities include: Using personal photography equipment, capture event including team photos, start & finish line photos, route photos, & festival area photos.

 
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