Triple Bypass bicycle ride canceled because of wildfires

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DENVER — The 29th annual Triple Bypass bicycle ride was canceled because of wildfires along the route, organizers said Thursday.

Organizers said the safety of riders, volunteers and emergency personnel are the top concern.

The event was scheduled for Saturday and Sunday. It’s an annual one- or two-day 112.5-mile ride between Evergreen and Avon.

The event’s festival will still be open on Saturday in Evergreen.

This year’s Sunday ride meals and hydration will be donated to firefighters protecting towns in the area.