Rental & Demo Agreement
You agree to hire the bicycle and accessories, to pay the cost of hire, and accept the terms and conditions on this form.
You accept complete responsibility for the safe custody of the equipment and for any loss, theft or damage (howsoever caused) during the period of hire . You are responsible for the security of the bicycle. It must be locked to a fixed object whenever unattended and keep the equipment safeguarded at all times. You must return the equipment by the specified time and date agreed by rental. Any loss, theft, damage or accident should be notified to the hire company immediately and in the case of theft or accident to the nearest police station too. Please retain a copy of this form for identification purposes.
You accept that cycling has risks and confirm that you are a competent cyclist. You should not ride if you are in ill health, have a disability likely to affect ability to cycle, or your eyesight is not up to the standard required by a road driving test. You must not ride under the influence of alcohol, strong medication or other drugs. It is strongly advised that you wear a helmet and use other appropriate safety equipment and clothing. Front and rear lights are required in hours of reduced light. Please follow the highway code. Do not ride on pavements, against traffic, or more than two abreast. Do not run red lights. Be courteous to pedestrians and other road users. Ride responsibly: do not attempt any manoeuvres beyond your skill level or the bike’s specific capabilities.
You accept full responsibility if you ignore any of the above. We are not liable for death or injury to any person, or loss or damage to any property that results. Save in respect of liability for personal injury or death resulting from our negligence, the hire company’s liability to you whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty or otherwise is limited to the cost of hire. You agree to indemnify us against any liabilities, costs, expenses, damages and losses arising out of or in connection with the death or injury to any person or any damage to property resulting from your hire or use of the equipment. We advise that you do not ride without personal and third party liability insurance.
You accept full responsibility for damages caused by careless riding. Any damages to bike or bike components may incur a cost if the damage is not something under standard warranty. Minor scuffs from standard riding will be accepted.
The bicycle and equipment hired remains the property of The Bike Shop. Hirer must not lend, re-hire, or sell equipment hired. The hirer is responsible for any loss or damage to hire equipment (helmets). Hirer must disclose any falls in the helmet even if there is no cosmetic or observable damage on the helmet. The Bikeshop are not responsible under any circumstances for ANY injury sustained while wearing rental helmets. The customer is responsible or any damaged caused to the helmet through crashes, negligence or improper use. A replacement fee must be paid if the helmet is damaged beyond safe use.