RENTAL AGREEMENT, DEPOSIT AGREEMENT, HELMET WAIVER
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND SIGN BELOW
WARNING: There are significant elements of risk in any adventure, sport or activity associated with pedal driven/electric bicycles/scooters/skateboards/surfboards and roller skates including but not limited to bicycles & skates (referred to herein as “activity”). And the use of any equipment. It is up to you to master the basic-moving, maneuvering, shifting gears, braking and turning before beginning your activity, to obey traffic regulation and to yield to pedestrians. Otherwise, you pose a danger to yourself and to others. YOU ARE TO RIDE ON BIKE PATHS ONLY.
I agree to return all rental equipment in clean condition. I accept full responsibility for the care of the equipment. I will be responsible for the replacement, at full retail value, on any equipment that is damaged or not returned to Ride O’side (Ride O’side LLC).
I, the undersigned, recognize the dangers inherent with any type of electric scooter, bike, skateboard and skates. I am assuming the hazards of the risk upon myself since I wish to ride/skate. I realize that I am subject to injury from this activity and that no form of preplanning can remove all the danger that I am exposing myself to. I have been offered a protective helmet, which could prevent permanent brain damage or death in the event of any accident. Against the advice of the Ride O’side, rental operator, the management, and the insurance company, I understand the risk of refusing this critical safety precaution by initialing above.
COVENANT OF GOOD FAITH: I recognize that you, as the provider of services, will operate under a covenant of good faith and fair dealing but that you may find it necessary to terminate an activity due to forces of nature, medical necessities or problems in the group, and/or refuse or terminate, my participation or the participation or any person you judge to be incapable of meeting the rigors or requirements or participation in the activity. I accept your right to take such actions for the safety of myself and or other participants. I acknowledge that no guarantees have been made with respect to electric cycling and/or skating objectives.
AUTHORIZATION: I hereby authorize any medical treatment deemed necessary in the event of any injury while participation in the activity. I either have appropriate insurance or in its absence agree to pay all costs of rescue and/or medical services as may by incurred on my behalf. I agree that any film or photographs (images) of me, as participants, become your property and may be used for promotional or commercial purposes and that I will receive no money or compensation of any kind for any such image(s).
I agree that some of my Identification documents (ID card, Driver’s License, Passport or else) may be recorded for security purposes.
DEPOSIT: I agree that a refundable security deposit of $50/Bicycle and/or $100/Tandem and/or $500/Electric bikes and/or $300/Electric Scooters will be held on my credit/debit card at pick up and refunded upon complete return. The security deposit includes all add-ons (accessories).
I agree that my identification document will be held at pick up and returned upon complete return.
If my Bicycle(s), Electric Scooter/Bike/Skateboard(s) or Skate(s) is not returned under 24 hrs. and/or no contact has been made with Ride O’side via Phone, Email or Text to extend my rental period, I understand and agree that the above amounts plus the cost of the rental will be charged to my credit/debit card and my identification documents will be used to file a police report for theft.
RULES OF OPERATION: LESSEE hereby agrees to rent BICYCLES, UNQUE CYCLES, ELECTRIC SCOOTERS, BIKES AND/OR SKATEBOARDS at the posted hourly rate subject to the following rules of operation.
- All specialty cycles, electric scooters, bikes, etc. shall be operated, on extreme right-hand side of streets and recreational bike path to and from designated areas. I agree, upon inspection, that the cycle or cycles I am operating or anyone in my group is operating is safe and in good order.
- Electric scooters, bikes and skateboards shall obey all DMV laws where streets and cars are concerned. Use hand signals, ride with direction of traffic to the far right, etc. No U-turn, racing or reckless driving. I agree that if I operate or any in my group operates, a cycle in an unsafe or negligent manner, or do not adhere to the rules or regulations given by Ride O’side, I am subject to immediate termination or rental and loss of any money I/We paid.
- Please check brakes before leaving the rental area and obey all instructions given by lessor.
- LESSEE must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and all children must be accompanied by a responsible adult over eighteen (18) years of age.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THE FOREGOING WARNING, ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RISKS, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND RESPONSIBILITY, DEPOSIT AGREEMENT, RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND RULES OF OPERATION. I UNDERSTAND THAT BY SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT I MAY BE WAIVING VALUABLE LEGAL RIGHTS.
ALL PARTICIPANTS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MUST WEAR A HELMET (CALIFORNIA VEHICLE CODE 2212(a)).
Today's Date: January 29, 2023