I wish to participate in group bicycle rides associated with La Dolce Velo bicycle shop (“Shop Rides”). In signing this release, I acknowledge that I understand its intent, and I for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and representatives, do hereby agree and will absolve and hold La Dolce Velo, Inc and its staff, owners and officers, any cooperating organizations and any other parties connected with the Shop Rides in anyway together with their respective successors and assigns (the “Sponsors”) singularly and collectively, from and against any blame and liability for any injury, harm, loss, inconvenience or any other damage of any kind whatsoever, which may result from or be connected in any way to my participation in the Shop Rides. This waiver will cover all Shop Rides in 2021, so I only need to sign once no matter how many times I ride this year.
I understand there are risks inherent with bike riding on public streets and highways where many hazards exist. I also understand that there may be cyclists who are inexperienced, creating further hazards. I am voluntarily participating in this event with knowledge of the hazards involved and accept all risks of injury, inconvenience, harm, loss or death.
COVID UPDATE: I understand that masks are encouraged prior to depart, at any rest stops, and after the ride. I understand that riders are to maintain appropriate distance between each other, including at stop lights and stop signs.
I am physically capable of participating in the event and the equipment I will use will be in proper working condition. I acknowledge that I, and I alone, am solely responsible for my personal health and safety, and the personal property I bring with me. I will read the event description and the rules of participation in the event and I will abide by all rules and regulations established by event organizers and personnel, including all applicable traffic laws. I agree to wear a helmet, adhere to all other event rules, and conduct myself in a safe and prudent manner while participating in the event.
If I leave the route, I am technically off the ride for that day and on my own in regard to support and safety.
I consent to and permit emergency medical treatment in the event of illness or injury, including transportation to a medical facility, and will be responsible for any and all related costs.
I give La Dolce Velo, Inc. permission to use my name and any photograph, voice or likeness of me during the event in any promotional materials or publications. I consent to and authorize in advance such use and waive my rights of privacy in connection therewith.
I have read this waiver and release and understand its significance.