1. BIKE HIRE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1.1 We aim to provide high quality specialist bikes for hire. To achieve this at a reasonable cost we ask our customers to treat the equipment responsibly.
1.2 Bikes and equipment can only be hired from drift bike shop on completion of a Hire Agreement Form. The signatory of the Form is designated as the hirer. A Booking is made by the hirer on completion of the Hire Agreement Form and by leaving an agreed Deposit. Upon acceptance by Drift Bike Shop of your completed form and binding contract is formed between Drift Bike Shop on the terms and conditions set out below. We reserve the right not to accept of fulfil a Booking.
1.3 All Bookings are subject to availability.
1.4 The Hire period commences on the day the cycle(s) and equipment is collected or dispatched to you and continues until the cycle(s) and equipment is returned to Drift Bike Shop.
2. HIRER’S TERMS AND CONDITIONS
2.1 You are responsible for ensuring that you are physically fit enough to undertake cycling any distance or compete in events using Drift Bike Shop Cycle(s) or Equipment you have booked. Drift Bike Shop does not accept any responsibility for your failure to complete your Hire period due to lack of fitness, illness or injury. Drift Bike Shop does not accept liability for death, personal injury, loss or damage to personal effects to any participant, nor can Drift Bike Shop 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 Drift Bike Shop 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 Drift Bike Shop 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 Drift Bike Shop against any claim, interest, demand or expense in respect of such injury or damage.
2.4 You will ensure that you have suitable Insurance cover at all times during the period of your hire.
2.5 You are responsible for all cycles and equipment hired or loaned and it your responsibility to keep these items safe from damage, loss or theft, use it 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 Drift Bike Shop immediately of any loss, damage or theft to the hired cycles or equipment however caused. You will be responsible for paying British Bike Hire the reasonable costs of repair or replacement for any such loss, damage or theft.
3. PAYMENT TERMS
3.1 A reservation Fee of £20 per bike per day of the Hire Fee will be charged to secure the booking.
3.2 In consideration of our arranging and fulfilling your Hire in accordance with these terms and conditions you will pay Drift Bike Shop the total price for your period of Hire set out in the Hire Agreement Form in advance of the hire commencing.
3.3 A security swipe of your credit card will be taken for any damage to the bike.
3.6 In all cases normal wear and tear as defined by the products manufacturer or supplier is accepted and allowed and is included in any hire price
4. PERSONAL SAFETY
4.1 It is the rider’s responsibility for their own safety. Cycling involves personal risk and you must ride responsibly.
4.2 Injury(s) and/or death associated with the sport of cycling may result from weather, excessive speed, collision with inanimate objects or other persons, rider inexperience, error or abuse of equipment.
4.3 First time of novice bikers should use the equipment under the supervision of an experienced rider.
4.4 You must not cycle under the influence of alcohol, strong medication, other drugs or fatigue.
6.1 These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between us, and supersede any previous agreement or understanding and may not be varied except in writing between us. All other terms, express or implied by statute or otherwise, are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
6.2 Any notice required or permitted to be given by either of us to the other under these terms and conditions shall be in writing.
6.3 No failure or delay by either of us in exercising any of its rights under these terms and conditions shall be deemed to be a waiver of that right, and no waiver by either of us of any breach of these terms and conditions by the other shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.
6.4 If any provision of these terms and conditions is held by any court or other competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, the validity of the other provisions of these terms and conditions and the remainder of the provision in question shall not be affected.
6.5 Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, nothing in these terms and conditions confers or purports to confer on any third party any benefit or any right to enforce any of these terms or conditions pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.