2.1 You are responsible for ensuring that you are physically fit enough to undertake cycling any distance or compete in events using Somerleyton Cycles cycles or Equipment you have booked. Somerleyton Cycles does not accept any responsibility for your failure to complete your Hire period due to lack of fitness, illness or injury. Somerleyton Cycles does not accept liability for personal injury, loss or damage to personal effects to any participant, nor can Somerleyton Cycles accept any responsibility for delays or changes to your period of Hire due to weather, strikes, war, terrorism or other causes.
2.2 You accept that cycling on a public highway and competition on such carries its own risks and you have made your booking on the basis that you undertake the Hire at your own risk. You understand and accept that Somerleyton Cycles advises the wearing of cycle helmets at all times when riding.
2.3 You will ride your cycle responsibly at all times. You will not hold Somerleyton Cycles responsible for any loss, damage or injury including death to persons or property with regard to the use of the cycle(s) and equipment hired. You accept responsibility to Indemnify Somerleyton Cycles against any claim, interest, demand or expense in respect of such injury or damage.
2.5 You are responsible for all cycles and equipment hired or loaned and it is your responsibility to keep these items safe from damage, loss or theft, use in a proper manner and not subject it to any misuse or unfair wear and tear.
2.6 Any damage caused due to crash or neglect is the Customer’s responsibility and will be charged for.
2.7 You will notify Somerleyton Cycles immediately of any loss, damage or theft to the hired cycles or equipment however caused. You will be responsible for paying Somerleyton Cycles the reasonable costs of repair or replacement for any such loss, damage or theft.
2.8 You will not offer for sale, sell, dispose, mortgage, lend, pledge or otherwise part with possession of the hired cycle(s) or equipment.
2.9 Somerleyton Cycles staff are usually available by phone or email to help out with any problems during the hire period; however it is the customer’s responsibility to keep a check on the bike they have hired. Whilst Somerleyton Cycles will always do it’s best to have staff available during the hire period this cannot be guaranteed.