In consideration for allowing my participation in an America by Bicycle event, I freely agree to and make the following
contractual statements and agreements.
Risks of Bicycling:
I fully realize and appreciate the dangers of riding a bicycle on open public roads and fully
assume the risks associated with this activity including, by way of example but not limitation, the dangers of collision
with pedestrians, vehicles, other cyclists, and fixed or moving objects; the dangers arising from surface hazards, pot holes,
broken roads, equipment failure, inadequate safety equipment, and weather conditions; and the possibility of serious physical
and/or mental trauma or injury associated with bicycle related mishaps. I understand that potentially dangerous situations
may arise during the event which are beyond the control of America by Bicycle. Knowing these risks involved, I nevertheless
agree to assume those risks and to release all the persons or entities mentioned below for any injury, death, illness or
property damages occurred on these tours or in the travel to and from these tours.
Responsibilities of Bicyclist:
I attest I will be riding at my own risk and release the aforementioned entities from
liabilities for any injury, death, damages which may occur to me or anyone else. I further understand that if I leave before
the posted daily starting time or bicycle a course different than mapped, or marked, that I will not receive the services as
published or advertised. I further attest that I am physically fit and have sufficiently trained for the completion of the
America by Bicycle tour entered or will be subject to early termination at America by Bicycle�s discretion if I�m unable to
cycle at the standard of the tour. I also agree to wear a Snell approved bicycle helmet at all times when riding a bicycle
during this event. I also agree to have adequate medical insurance coverage for the duration of the entered America by
Bicycle tour. I consent to and permit emergency medical treatment in the event of injury or illness. I attest that I will
abide by the rules and regulations of these tours, and all state and local municipal laws applicable, including vehicle laws
and practice safety in bicycling. I understand America by Bicycle reserves the right to suspend the tour for participants
unwilling to ride in a safe manner or displaying unacceptable behavior as defined by America by Bicycle. America by Bicycle
may change or cancel tours (with refunds) for various reasons.
Having read the foregoing material, I hereby waive, release, and discharge, for myself, my heirs, my
executors, administrators, successors, and assigns, any rights or claims which I have or may hereafter accrue to me against
the officers, employees, owners, volunteers and staff of America by Bicycle, participating clubs, sponsoring businesses and
organizations, and the cause(s) for which I am raising funds, if any, for any and all damages which may be sustained by me
directly or indirectly in connection with my participation in this event.
I hereby have read, agree and understand the America by Bicycle cancellation policy.
America by Bicycle:
Cannot be held responsible for increases in tour prices, change in itinerary or tour cancellation
or refund of airline/travel fees for said reasons. Additionally, America by Bicycle cannot be held liable for theft or loss
of any personal gear including bicycle. I also grant full permission for use of my name, photograph, videotape, motion
picture, recordings and evaluations in connection with this event. All America by Bicycle route sheets, maps and/or
directions, distributed at any AbB tour is privileged information, and all contents �2006. This document may not be modified.
Reproduction by permission only.