Sky Ride Terms & Conditions

These Terms and Conditions shall apply to your use of the website located at www.goskyride.com and its related channels ("Goskyride.com").

By using Goskyride.com You agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below. If You do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, You should not use Goskyride.com

We may change these Terms and Conditions from time to time and so you should check these regularly. Your use of Goskyride.com will be deemed an acceptance of the terms existing at that time.

1. Definitions

"You" means you, the user of Goskyride.com and "Your" shall be interpreted accordingly. "We/Us" means Sky UK Limited of Grant Way, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 5QD (except in sections 6 and 11) and "Our" shall be interpreted accordingly. "Goskyride.com" shall have the meaning as set out above. "User Information" means the personal details, which may be provided by You to Us via Goskyride.com. "Users" means the users of Goskyride.com collectively and/or individually as the context admits. "Website" means a site on the World Wide Web.

2. Acceptable Use

You agree that any use by You of Goskyride.com shall be in accordance with the following conditions:

2.1 You will not post or transmit through Goskyride.com any defamatory, threatening, obscene, harmful, pornographic or otherwise illegal material or material which would violate or infringe in any way upon our rights or those of others (including intellectual property rights, rights of confidentiality, or rights of privacy) or cause distress or inconvenience. You must not express opinions that are vulgar, crude, sexist, racist or otherwise offensive. Always treat other Users with respect.

2.2 You will not post or otherwise make available on Goskyride.com any material, which You do not own without the express permission of the owner of the material.

2.3 You will not copy, download, reproduce, republish, frame, broadcast, transmit in any manner whatsoever, any material on Goskyride.com except as is strictly necessary for Your own personal non-commercial home use.

2.4 You will abide by the specific rules of any competition or promotion that You participate in on or via Goskyride.com. Unless we tell you otherwise, all prize draws and competitions offered via Goskyride.com are not open to people resident outside the United Kingdom.

2.5 You will not do anything that affects the operability or security of Goskyride.com or causes unreasonable inconvenience or offence or disruption to our staff.

3. Third Party Websites

3.1 You acknowledge and agree that We are not responsible for the availability of any third party Websites or material You access through Goskyride.com.

3.2 We do not endorse and shall not be held responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or services on or available from such Websites or material.

3.3 Any dealings between You and any third party advertisers or merchants found on or via Goskyride.com, including payment for and delivery of products, services and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are made between You and the relevant advertiser or merchant. Therefore, We are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as the result of any such dealings. Where You purchase goods or services directly from Us, section 11 of these terms and conditions will apply.

4. Intellectual Property

4.1 All copyright, trade marks and all other intellectual property rights in all material or content supplied as part of Goskyride.com shall remain at all times vested in Us or Our licensors. You are permitted to use this material or content only as expressly authorised in writing by Us or Our licensors. You will not, and You will not assist or facilitate any third party to, copy, reproduce, transmit, distribute, frame, commercially exploit or create derivative works of such material or content.

4.2 If You become aware of any such distribution or commercial exploitation, You agree to notify Us immediately.

4.3 You acknowledge that by posting materials on Goskyride.com You grant to Us and Our licensors and assigns an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty free, worldwide licence to use the materials both within Goskyride.com and in any other manner. The licence extends to copying, distributing, broadcasting, and otherwise transmitting, and adapting and editing the materials.

5. Liability for and information provided on Goskyride.com

5.1 Material which is posted on any bulletin boards or chat forums is written by Users and We are not responsible for and do not endorse such material. We reserve the right to monitor the contributions made and may respond to or comment upon communications made by You and edit, refuse to post, or remove any content from the bulletin boards and chat forums in our absolute discretion. No failure to remove particular material constitutes an endorsement or acceptance of it by Us.

5.2 We will not be held responsible or liable for the content, accuracy, timing or reliability of any information or statements contained within Goskyride.com, or for statements, advice and/or opinions made or given by Users on the bulletin boards and chat forums (except as required by law). If You have any claim arising from the actions or statements of another User, You agree to pursue such a claim only against that User and not from Us.

5.3 We will endeavor to provide Goskyride.com using all reasonable care. Except as required by law, We will not be responsible or liable for the quality, accuracy or fitness for a particular purpose of Goskyride.com and do not promise that the material contained in Goskyride.com, or any of the functions contained in Goskyride.com or its server will operate without interruption or delay or will be error free, free of viruses or bugs or is compatible with any other software or material.

5.4 We will be liable for any fraudulent misrepresentations We make and for any death or personal injury caused by Our negligence. We will not be responsible or liable to You for any other loss or damage that You or any third party may suffer as a result of using or in connection with Your use of Goskyride.com.

6. Safety

We give Our ongoing commitment to ensuring through Our policy of safety that You can use Goskyride.com with confidence. When using Goskyride.com, in particular any bulletin boards or chat forums, You should always take the following precautions:

6.1 guard your identity. Do not give out Your full name, postal address, telephone number, e-mail address, the name of Your school or any other information, other than to people you know well and trust or if specifically requested by Us;

6.2 take particular care if you choose to meet with people You have met online. Do so as part of organised group activity (such as Ride Social) and always ensure that someone else knows where you are going and who You will be with;

6.3 do not reply to any messages that are hostile, rude or inappropriate, or in any way make You feel uncomfortable.

7. Indemnity

If you are a business User, You agree to indemnify Us, and/or any of Our affiliates and Our and their officers, directors and employees, immediately on demand, against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including legal fees, arising out of any breach of these terms and conditions by You or any other liabilities arising out of Your use of Goskyride.com.

8. Termination

We reserve the right immediately to terminate Your use of Goskyride.com if You breach or We have reasonable grounds to believe that You are likely to breach these terms and conditions or You otherwise engage in conduct which We determine in Our sole discretion to be unacceptable.

9. Feedback

Should You wish to make any comments to Us about Goskyride.com or if You have any questions relating to the same please contact Us via the relevant e-mail address listed on the Contact Us section of the website.

11. General

11.1 Invalidity etc

If any court or regulator decides that any provision of these terms and conditions is invalid or otherwise unenforceable, such provisions shall be severed and deleted from these terms and conditions and the remainder of these terms and conditions shall continue to have full force and effect.

11.2 Governing Law

These terms and conditions and Goskyride.com are governed by English law. Disputes can be dealt with by the English courts.

11.3 Third Party Rights

These terms and conditions apply between Us and Users. No other person is entitled to benefit under these Terms and Conditions.

Corporate Information

Sky UK Limited (Registration No. 2906991), Sky Interactive Limited (Registration No. 3554332), Sky-In-Home Service Limited (Registration No. 2067075) and Sky Subscribers Services Limited (Registration No. 2340150) are direct or indirect subsidiaries of Sky plc (Registration No. 2247735). All of the companies mentioned in this paragraph are incorporated in England and Wales and share the same registered office at Grant Way, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 5QD.

British Cycling, Stuart Street, Manchester, Lancashire M11 4DQ. Company No. 03943494

Ride Social - Terms & Conditions of Service

This is an agreement ("Agreement") between you and British Cycling ("BC"). By accessing the Ride Social website (the "Site"), and using any of the Services (as defined below), you become a Ride Social Member (a "RSM") and agree to, and are bound by, the terms and conditions of this Agreement for as long as you continue to use the Services. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT USE THE SERVICES.

Before participating in a ride organised via the Services (a "Ride") and becoming a "Rider" you should read and adhere to the BC Participation Guidelines [and the Guidelines for posting a Ride if applicable] which follow but do not form a part of these terms and conditions of service.

BC may change this Agreement at any time, with or without notice. Your continued use of the Services after changes to this Agreement means that you accept such changes. Please see the end of this Agreement to find out when the Agreement was last changed.

IMPORTANT TERMS:

IT IS A CONDITION OF REGISTRATION AS A RSM THAT YOU ARE AT LEAST 16 YEARS OLD AND THAT YOU HAVE NOT BEEN CONVICTED OF ANY CRIMINAL OFFENCE, OR SUBJECT TO ANY COURT ORDER, RELATING TO ASSAULT, VIOLENCE, SEXUAL MISCONDUCT OR HARASSMENT.

BC PROVIDES THE SERVICES BY WHICH YOU MAY MEET OTHER RSMs AND ARRANGE RIDES BUT BC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTIONS OF RSMs AND/OR ARRANGING THE RIDES AND/OR WHAT HAPPENS ON THE RIDES, WHICH ARE UNDERTAKEN AT YOUR OWN RISK.

YOU MUST READ THE GUIDELINES FOR PARTICIPATION BEFORE TAKING PART IN A RIDE AND A RIDE PUBLISHER (DEFINED BELOW) IS RESPONSIBLE FOR DISTRIBUTING COPIES OF THE GUIDELINES TO ALL NON-REGISTERED ( i.e. THOSE WHO HAVE NOT PRE-REGISTERED BUT TURNED UP ON THE DAY) RIDERS TO READ BEFORE TAKING PART IN A RIDE.

RIDE SOCIAL RIDES ARE NOT INSURED BY BRITISH CYCLING AND YOU TAKE PART IN THEM AT YOUR OWN RISK.

BC Membership

Status acquired from being a fully paid member of British Cycling. Membership of BC provides third party liability insurance. It is strongly recommended that regular cyclists register as a BC member in order to benefit from such protection (as well as other benefits. For details of BC Membership please visit http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/membership). Members should note that the terms of their insurance may only cover them in certain circumstances. Therefore, Riders who are BC members should ensure that they ride in accordance with the terms of their insurance to be sure that they are covered.

Services

"The Services" allow RSMs to find likeminded people to cycle with, provide the ability to create a cycling group and publish Rides whether to other RSMs only or to other users of the Site. The Services provide individuals with the following options:

Find a Buddy/Group: Where a RSM develops a personal profile and cycling preferences and has the option for it to be viewed by other RSMs with a view to accepting other RSMs as contacts, or inviting other RSMs to contact him/her and share preferences and other personal details at the discretion of each individual and/or inviting other RSMs to join him/her on a Buddy Ride (a Ride organised and participated in by two RSMs which is not published on the Site) and/or a Group Ride (a Ride organised and participated in by two or more RSMs and is published either between members of the Group or on the Site as a "Ride Social Group Ride").

Creating a Group: Where a RSM invites and accepts new RSMs to join the group and can publish Rides (a "Group Organiser").

Publishing a Ride: Where a Group Organiser publishes a Ride Social Group Ride on the Site (a "Ride Publisher").

1. It is a condition of registration as a RSM that you are at least 16 years old and that you have not been convicted of any criminal offence, or subject to any court order, relating to assault, violence, sexual misconduct or harassment.

2. You confirm that you will not provide inaccurate, misleading or false personal information to BC, or to any other RSM and/or Rider. If personal information becomes inaccurate, misleading or false, you will promptly update your profile and/or notify BC, and/or any relevant RSM and/or Rider accordingly.

3. Your BC Ride Social Membership (‘RS Membership’) is for your personal use only and you must input correct personal data (aliases will not be permitted). You may not allow others to use your account, and you may not transfer your RS Membership to any other person or entity.

4. BC provides the Services with reasonable skill and care and to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, and other than as expressly stated in this Agreement, does not make or give (and excludes) any warranties, representations, conditions or terms of any kind, whether express, implied, or statutory, including without limitation of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy or otherwise with respect to the Services. BC does not warrant that your use of the Services will be secure, uninterrupted, always available, error-free or will meet your requirements, or that any problems in the Services will be corrected and BC shall not be responsible for any such problems.

5. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, BC will not be responsible for any loss of profits or for any incidental, consequential, special or indirect damages arising out of or relating, directly or indirectly, to the Services, even if BC knows or has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

6. BC does not (1) confirm the identity of persons who are RSMs and/or Riders; (2) confirm or monitor the content of the Services (although BC does reserve the right to investigate possible breaches of this Agreement or monitor content to protect BC or others. BC reserves its right to remove any content which in BC’s sole opinion breaches or may breach any applicable law, this Agreement or upon the request of a third party).

7. You should not assume that any content posted as part of the Services is accurate and you should be aware that a RSM or Rider may not be who they claim to be. BC cannot be liable for false or misleading statements by RSMs and/or Riders as these are matters outside BC’s reasonable control. You must take appropriate steps to investigate information you receive via the Services if you intend to act on it. BC is not responsible for and does not warrant that it shall ensure that RSMs and/or Riders comply with this Agreement.

8. BC cannot control what actually happens on the Rides, which are at your own risk and are not BC’s responsibility. When arranging to meet another person through use of the Services, you must take appropriate precautions and you should read the Participation Guidelines before participating in a Ride.

9. The Ride Publisher shall distribute copies of the Guidelines for Participation (which follow but do not form a part of these terms and conditions of service) to all non-registered Riders in the RS Group Ride to read before their participation in a Ride and shall carry out any necessary checks to confirm that all Riders are over 16 or if under 16 are accompanied by a parent/guardian and Riders shall provide proof of age if requested to do so by the Ride Publisher.

10. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will BC be responsible for any claims, losses or damages whatsoever, arising out of or relating to the use of the Services, including without limitation, bodily injury, emotional distress, and/or any other claims, losses or damages resulting from communications or meetings with other RSMs and/or Riders.

11. Material which is posted as part of the Services is the responsibility of the relevant author and BC is not responsible for and does not approve such third party material. BC does not guarantee the accuracy or usefulness of such material and in particular BC shall not be responsible for and does not approve any Rides which are published on the Site, and/or organised via the Services.

12. You must immediately notify us in writing if you become aware of any breach of the Agreement by others including inappropriate behaviour in connection with the Services or the use or suspected use of your account without your permission. The best way to report this is to use the ‘Contact us’ section on the site.

13. In addition to any other provision of this Agreement or the Privacy Statement, BC has the right, but has no obligation, to disclose any content that you provide to the Services to any appropriate authorities if BC has reason to believe that the content relates to direct or indirect abuse in any form. You acknowledge and agree that BC is permitted to make such disclosure.

14. By posting information or content on the Site in relation to the Services, you automatically give, and you confirm that you have the right to give, BC an everlasting, non-exclusive, worldwide royalty free licence which cannot be revoked to use, copy, alter, adapt, publicly display and distribute, sub license and/or assign such information and content including for publicity. You also give up any moral rights you may have in any such information or content.

15. You will not use BC’s copyrights or trademarks, logos, graphics, images, videos and software used in the Services (including ‘British Cycling’), or any confusingly similar marks, except for accessing, downloading, printing and reproducing this on all media for your own personal, private and non-commercial use of the Services within the scope of this Agreement without the prior written permission of BC and you shall not publish or advertise the Rides in any way as being approved by BC or being an official BC Ride.

16. Rides may be videoed and/or photographed. You agree or if a parent or guardian accompanying a child under the age of 16, you agree on their behalf to the publication of photographs and video footage of your image or the image of those who you accompany under 16 which accurately show your/their participation in the Rides in the context of the description and/or publicity of the Services, BC Membership, RS Membership and/ or the Rides.

17. If anyone brings a claim against BC related to your actions, content or information which you contribute to the Services and/or make available to other RSMs, and/or your use of the Services and/or your breach of the terms of the Agreement and/or your breach any applicable law regulation or rule, to the maximum extent permitted by law, you will compensate and hold BC, its officers, directors, employees, and agents harmless from and against all damages, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such claim.

18. You agree that you will not use the Services to publish or send any information or content which is false or misleading, vulgar, indecent, obscene, racist, abusive, unlawful, deceitful, invasive of another's privacy, offensive, harmful, violent, threatening, harassing, defamatory, an infringement of third party intellectual property or other rights, promotes or assists illegal or unlawful activities, is used or which contains spamming, phishing, trolling or similar activities or which contains viruses or other harmful codes or devices and/or is used in any way for commercial communications and/or which encourage or assist any of the above.

19. This Agreement will become effective upon your acceptance of the Agreement when you register as a RSM and will remain in full force and effect unless and until your RS Membership and use of the Services is terminated by you on your RSM dashboard or BC sending you an e-mail to this effect. BC has the right to immediately suspend or terminate your access to any of the Services, without notice, for any reason or no reason.

20. English law shall govern this Agreement and/or the Services and any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement and/or the Services will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

21. This Agreement does not create any rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 which are enforceable by any person who is not a party to this Agreement.

22. This Agreement and the Privacy Statement comprise the entire agreement between you and BC regarding the use of the Services. If any part of this Agreement is considered by a relevant authority to be invalid, the remainder of this Agreement will continue in full force and effect. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, the terms of this Agreement will survive termination of your registration to the Services. The failure of BC to exercise or enforce any right or part of this Agreement does not mean that it has given up such right or right to rely on that part of the Agreement.

The following addendums are guidelines for Ride Publishers and Participants that all Ride Social Members should read and acknowledge but do not form a part of these terms and conditions of service.


Ride Social – Guidelines for Ride Publishers

Whilst the Services provided by British Cycling are a forum for communication and do not include any element of organisation of the Ride Social Rides, British Cycling provides the following as guidelines to consider when publishing any Ride Social Ride. British Cycling has developed these guidelines to help promote safe and enjoyable cycling on all Ride Social Group rides.

IMPORTANT POINTS TO NOTE

· YOU SHOULD READ AND ACKNOWLEDGE THESE GUIDELINES BEFORE PUBLISHING A RIDE SOCIAL RIDE.

· YOU MUST BE AT LEAST AGED 16 OR ABOVE

· RIDE SOCIAL RIDES ARE NOT APPROVED OR INSURED BY BRITISH CYCLING AND YOU TAKE PART IN THEM AT YOUR OWN RISK.

· USE YOUR COMMON SENSE WHEN SHARING INFORMATION OR MEETING NEW PEOPLE. IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS OR WANT TO REPORT ANYTHING UNTOWARD THEN PLEASE CONTACT US

GENERAL

Health - Cycling is a physical activity and can be strenuous. Those that participate in the Rides (‘Riders’) should be in good health and any Rider that has a doubt about their health or fitness, or has a medical condition or injury that could be affected by exercise (particularly a heart condition), should consult their doctor before participating. No-one should participate in a Ride under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Helmets –BC strongly recommend that all participants no matter what age wear a helmet.

Meeting people – cycling is a social activity that involves communicating with and meeting different people, some of whom you may not know. You should therefore be vigilant and act with caution with someone that you are not familiar with, and exercise your best judgment in the circumstances. It is possible for people to misrepresent themselves. Assessing their truthfulness and honesty is your responsibility and you should trust your instincts. Common things that give cause for concern may include without limitation: requests for private rides in remote or isolated locations at an early stage; someone asking inappropriate questions; and/or someone requesting a lot of personal information at an early stage.

It is recommended that for one to one meetings, where you do not know the other individual, you should remain in public rather than go to isolated locations and let somebody know where you are going. Be cautious when you share personal information which may allow someone to make unwanted contact with you.

If you have any concerns about any individual on a Ride Social Ride you should report this by getting in touch with BC in accordance with the ‘Contact Us’ section of the Ride Social website.

BC Membership – membership of BC provides third party liability insurance. It is strongly recommended that regular cyclists register as a BC member in order to benefit from such protection (as well as other benefits. For details of BC Membership please visit http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/membership). Members should note that the terms of their insurance may only cover them in certain circumstances. Therefore, Riders who are BC members should ensure that they ride in accordance with the terms of their insurance to be sure that they are covered.

Compliance with the Highway Code – private rides should be undertaken in accordance with the Highway Code (where relevant). Failure to do so could be used to help determine whether or not a cyclist has committed a criminal offence or is liable for damages.

THE RIDE

British Cycling specifically recommends to Ride Publishers that:

1. Ride publishers should be experienced in group cycling and aware of the safety considerations for cycling as a group.

2. Where possible the group ride uses a route appropriate for the group size and group ability.

PRIOR TO THE RIDE

3. As the Ride Publisher you should endeavour to attend the ride.

4. If you are unable to attend the ride for whatever reason you should inform the other participants with appropriate notice prior to the event by cancelling the ride via your dashboard and by posting an appropriate message on the ride message board.

POST RIDE

5. If possible, please tell us how many people went on the ride by entering the number against the ride in your dashboard.


Ride Social Guidelines for Participation

IMPORTANT POINTS TO NOTE

  • YOU MUST READ THESE GUIDELINES BEFORE TAKING PART IN A RIDE SOCIAL RIDE.
  • YOU MUST BE AT LEAST AGED 16 OR ABOVE TO PARTICIPATE UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN.
  • RIDE SOCIAL RIDES ARE NOT APPROVED BY BRITISH CYCLING AND YOU TAKE PART IN THEM AT YOUR OWN RISK.
  • USE YOUR COMMON SENSE WHEN SHARING INFORMATION OR MEETING NEW PEOPLE. IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS OR WANT TO REPORT ANYTHING UNTOWARD THEN PLEASE CONTACT US.

Whilst the Services provided by British Cycling (‘BC’) are a forum for communication and do not include any element of organisation of the Ride Social Rides (‘Rides’), BC provides the following as guidelines to consider when participating in any Ride whether you have registered for the Ride on www.goskyride.com or otherwise. British Cycling has developed these guidelines to help promote safe and enjoyable cycling on all Rides.

General

Health - Cycling is a physical activity and can be strenuous. Those that participate in the Rides (‘Riders’) should be in good health and any Rider that has a doubt about their health or fitness, or has a medical condition or injury that could be affected by exercise (particularly a heart condition), should consult their doctor before participating. No-one should participate in a Ride under the influence of alcohol or drugs, complying with the Road Traffic Act 1988.

Helmets – BC strongly recommend that all participants no matter what age wear a helmet.

Riding with children - All riders aged 15 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For the avoidance of doubt, an adult is considered 16 years of age and older. No parent or guardian may accompany more than four children on any ride and the registration system reflects this. This adult is fully responsible for these children for the duration of the ride.

Meeting people – cycling is a social activity that involves communicating with and meeting different people, some of whom you may not know. You should therefore be vigilant and act with caution with someone that you are not familiar with, and exercise your best judgment in the circumstances. It is possible for people to misrepresent themselves. Assessing their truthfulness and honesty is your responsibility and you should trust your instincts. Common things that give cause for concern may include without limitation: requests for private rides in remote or isolated locations at an early stage; someone asking inappropriate questions; and/or someone requesting a lot of personal information at an early stage.

It is recommended that for one to one meetings, where you do not know the other individual, you should remain in public rather than go to isolated locations and let somebody know where you are going. Be cautious when you share personal information which may allow someone to make unwanted contact with you.

If you have any concerns about any individual on a Ride Social Ride you should report this by getting in touch with BC in accordance via the Contact Us.

BC Membership – membership of BC provides third party liability insurance. It is strongly recommended that regular cyclists register as a BC member in order to benefit from such protection (as well as other benefits. For details of BC Membership please visit http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/membership). Members should note that the terms of their insurance may only cover them in certain circumstances. Therefore, Riders who are BC members should ensure that they ride in accordance with the terms of their insurance to be sure that they are covered.

Compliance with the Highway Code – private rides should be undertaken in accordance with the Highway Code (where relevant). Failure to do so could be used to help determine whether or not a cyclist has committed a criminal offence or is liable for damages.

ON A RIDE

1. All Riders should be at least 16 years old (and have proof of age if required by the Ride Publisher.) Anyone who aged 15 years or younger must be accompanied by a parent/ guardian and the Ride Publisher of the Ride reserves the right to carry out the necessary checks and refuse participation in the ride should those checks not be satisfactory.

2. All Riders must read these Guidelines for Participation before taking part in a Ride and the Ride Publisher of a Ride should distribute copies of these Guidelines to all non registered (i.e. those who have not pre-registered but turned up on the day) Riders to read before the Ride begins.

3. The group should ride:

i. No more than two abreast except when overtaking.

ii. In single file on busy roads and when it would otherwise be dangerous for vehicles to pass

4. The group should use appropriate bike lights when cycling in hours of darkness.

5. The group should be courteous to other road users and should not cause an obstruction or interrupt the free flow of traffic.

6. The group should remain as one group throughout the Ride where possible and ride slow enough to allow time for the entire group to negotiate obstacles.

7. In the circumstance that it becomes necessary for the group to split leading Riders should slow down or find a safe place to stop and reform as one group before carrying on.

8. The group should provide a supportive environment for all Riders. The group should always wait for the last Rider and agree to ride at the pace of the slowest Rider.

9. We recommend that all adult Riders are responsible for their own well-being and that of any children that they accompany during the Ride and should be prepared for situations such as adverse weather conditions, mechanical problems and flat tyres.

10. We recommend that all Riders are prepared for all eventualities and carry the following items: refreshments, mobile phone, bike lights, bike pump, puncture repair kit, spare tubes, multi-tool, waterproof clothing.

11. The organisers, managers or any sponsors or promoters of the ride may take photographs or videos of the ride and riders for publicity purposes. By registering to participate in the ride either on your own behalf or upon behalf of any other rider including those under the age of 16 years, you agree that photographic images of you, containing you, or of those under the age of 16 years upon whose behalf you have registered, may be used by the organisers, managers or any sponsors or promoters of the ride for publicity purposes.

12. Photographs and video images may be taken by a participant for their own personal record of a ride. All other participants on a ride should be made aware of this. Those wishing to take photos are requested to be open and honest about this. If any participant objects then all other participants should be requested not to take any photos of the ride.

Photographs and video images may be taken by individuals not directly connected to the ride, for whatever reason, and the organisers, managers or any sponsors or promoters have no control over this.

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