In signing this agreement, you are agreeing to undertake the ride on the following terms.

  1. The participant accepts that the event they are entering is not a race in any format. 
  2. The participant is fully responsible for their actions whilst attending the event. The organisers do not accept responsibility for the actions of any participant, nor the consequences of such actions.
  3. Each participant, upon signing the registration form agrees that they are physically and mentally capable of riding the distance they have chosen. If during the event, they decide to change their route and distance, then all consequences of this action are theirs.
  4. There will be a support vehicle provided as part of this ride, which has the primary role of carrying your luggage on the trip.
  5. It is mandatory that all riders wear a safety-approved cycling helmet complying with latest EN1078, ANSI Z90/4 or SNELL standards. Any rider not wearing a helmet will be disqualified from the event. 
  6. The participant confirms that the cycle/bike they are riding for the event and all of their equipment is of a suitable standard and state of roadworthiness. 
  7. During the event, there will be no on course route guidance.  
  8. Registering for a cycling event indicates your consent for your personal information (such as your phone number and email address) can be shared with other participants.
  9. You understand that all distances quoted are best estimates based on the intended route and that final distances may vary, higher or lower, subject to local conditions.
  10. You must obey all Highway Code rules. You are requested to ride in single file where appropriate and no more than 2 (two) abreast at any time. Please be aware of your fellow cyclists, other road users, and any other traffic. Please always indicate your intention to stop or change direction. All cyclists must adhere to and obey the Highway Code where applicable and extend all reasonable courtesy to other road and off-road users.
  11. You consent to your photograph and/or video being taken during the event and shared with other participants and in other media used to promote the ride during and after the event.
  12. Each participant will be fully responsible for any fees or costs incurred or arising from an accident either involving or caused by the rider. This includes, but is not exclusive to, fees from Police, Air Ambulance, Fire and Rescue and the Ambulance service. If the situation arises that you are not capable of making the decision to call the emergency services, the rider agrees that a member of group, ride organisers or a member of the public may call for them. In this situation, the rider still accepts the costs and consequences of such actions.
  13. In the event that a participant fails to complete the course for any reason, he or she agrees to return to or call the support vehicle before the close of the event and report to a member of staff. Not doing so will mean that a search may be organised and the subsequent cost will be billed to the rider.
  14. Event entry costs cannot be refunded, transferred or deferred under any circumstances unless agreed in writing with the organiser.
  15. The organisers reserve the right to cancel any event, due to extreme weather conditions of Force Majeure. No refunds will be issued where expenses have already been incurred by the organisers.
  16. Participation in the event is at the riders own risk. The organisers strongly recommend each rider organises their own personal insurance cover.
  17. Riders are expected not to drop or leave any litter on any part of the route and to dispose of it responsibly at an appropriate place or bin. 
  18. Riders are expected to respect the roads, villages and countryside that the events travel through. It should be remembered that this is both a working landscape and home to many communities. Riders stopping for a comfort break are asked to do so discretely and appropriately and not to cause any offence to local residents or other riders.
  19. You understand that this is a charity bike ride and that 2 weeks prior to the start of event you must raise the stated funded level. In the event that you are unsuccessful in raising the full amount, you will be required to make up the difference yourself.
  20. You agree to pay the deposit and balance payments within seven days of being requested to do so.  
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