1. Every person taking part in the Nottingham Cycle Tour is required to read, complete and accept this document. By signing this document you are accepting that you have read and understood all of the information and your responsibilities.
2. All participants must listen to all safety briefings and instructions before taking part in the cycle tour. You must NOT partake in the tour if you do not feel you have understood the briefings and/or instructions. If you require more assistance please do not hesitate to ask a member of the Nottingham Cycle Tour team.
3. All participants must obey all instructions given by Nottingham Cycle Tour staff at all times. Nottingham Cycle Tours reserves the right to terminate the tour, or participation by an individual, with immediate effect if any of the staff feel that participant(s) are not following the rules and following instructions:
a) Strictly no alcohol or non prescription drugs are to be consumed before or during the tour. If any member of the Nottingham Cycle Tour staff deem that you are under the influence of any altering substance, you will not be permitted to take part in the tour;
b) The high visibility vest provided must be worn for the duration of the tour and returned at the end of the tour;
c) All participants must understand that riding on public and private roads can be a dangerous activity. Whilst all efforts are made to safeguard our customers from such dangers, through risk assessed route selection, accidents and injuries can happen. In agreeing to take part in this activity and signing this disclaimer, you are acknowledging these dangers and agree to take part at your own discretion;
d) Nottingham Cycle Tours is not liable for damage or loss to persons or property however incurred;
e) All existing injuries or health issues that may be affected by you taking part in this activity must be reported to Nottingham Cycle Tour staff before taking part and noted in the appropriate section of this disclaimer (e.g. Heart Problems, asthma, Diabetes, Allergies);
f) Threatening behaviour towards any Nottingham Cycle Tour staff, other participants or 3rd parties is not tolerated. Any behaviour of this sort will result in your self being asked to leave the tour.
Nottingham Cycle Tours (henceforth 'we' or 'us') will provide commentary at designated stops/locations along the indicative cycle route shown, or described in, the introduction and safety briefing at the start of the tour. The monies paid (or the consent in kind of the customer given to undertake the tour if either free of charge or by voluntary/discretionary payment) by the customer (henceforth 'you') for the tour pay for this service and this service alone.
4. Payment and/or agreement/consent to undertake the tour does not cover:
a) Riding, or any other mode of transport, between the designated stops - you are entirely responsible for moving between the stops and you are bike riding as an individual and cannot rely on us or any other rider in moving between the stops. We have no liability for any accident, injury, loss of any kind, distress or dissatisfaction of any kind under any circumstances. If you do have concerns at any stage then stop at what you consider a safe location and call us.
b) You are entirely responsible for your children, or other dependents that you are responsible for, if they participate in the tour we hold no liability in the event of accident, injury, loss of any kind, distress or dissatisfaction to them, fellow approved tour participants or any 3rd party persons or property as a result of their bike riding and conduct in general. The same applies to 3rd party conduct aimed directly, or indirectly, at them.
c) Inconsiderate, reckless or illegal bike riding - you are entirely responsible for your conduct and we accept no liability for any accident, injury, loss of any kind, distress or dissatisfaction to you, fellow approved tour participants or any 3rd party persons or property as a result of your bike riding and conduct in general. The same applies to 3rd party conduct aimed directly, or indirectly, at you.
d) Delays or route blockages as a result of action or inaction by 3rd parties/others and any losses incurred by you or any 3rd party as a result. If the tour over runs in time we are not liable for such losses.
e) Teaching, coaching you or other approved participants, to ride a bike, you are deemed to be suitably competent to ride a bike along the course.
f) Your bike is entirely your responsibility and should be in good working order. Should there a mechanical defect occur during the tour, the tour will continue without you and it is your responsibility to return to your onward destination. We are unable to advise you on repairs. If we observe a defect at any time we may advise you to withdraw from the tour. We are not liable for any costs associated with a defect, and any consequences to you or other people and property caused as a result of the defect(s).
g) We recommend that you wear a suitable cycle helmet to the relevant British Standard and that it is not more than 3 years old. It is entirely your choice as to wear a cycle helmet but we are not liable for any injury suffered as a result of you choosing not to wear a cycle helmet.
I have read the rules of the declaration and I agree to be bound by them. All bike riding activities are potentially hazardous and I agree to take part at my own risk. We will not accept any liability however caused for death, personal injury, lost or damage suffered by participants.
5. Contact details including medical conditions
6. Emergency contact details
7. U 16 supplementary details
8. Signature and Disclaimer
I have read and understood the above guidelines and assume full responsibility for any risk associated with taking part in the activities provided buy Nottingham Cycle Tours. I fully warrant Nottingham Cycle Tours against any claim of any kind in relation to any loss, or Injury however occurred.