Bike to Work Day Waiver
I, the undersigned, freely acknowledge and realize the dangers of participating in BIKE TO WORK DAY - 2018 and fully assume all risks including but not limited to collision with pedestrians, vehicles, other riders, and/or fixed or moving objects, the negligence of other riders, sponsors, promoters or drivers, and dangers arising from falls, road surface, equipment failure, inadequate safety equipment, weather conditions, as well as the possibility of physical and/or mental trauma (or injury). I understand that the route requires bicycling on public roadways, and bicycling in bad weather and that cyclists have been hospitalized and/or killed because of traffic mishaps that are either their responsibility or others' responsibility and I further agree that I will bear all expenses incurred in any such accidents.
I realize that the BIKE TO WORK DAY - 2018 requires physical conditioning and I represent that I am in sound medical condition capable of participating in the ride without risk to myself or others, I have no physical or medical impediment which would endanger myself or others, I understand and agree that a situation may arise during the BIKE TO WORK DAY - 2018 which may be beyond the control of the sponsors, promoters or organizers.
I waive, release, and discharge for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives (including successors), any and all rights and/or claims which I have, may have or may hereafter accrue to me against the sponsors and promoters of the BIKE TO WORK DAY - 2018, the owner or lessee of any site where I will rest during the trip, or other sponsors or affiliated organizations and their respective agents, support personnel, volunteers and their representatives, officers and employees for any and all damages, injuries or claims which may be sustained by me directly or indirectly arising out of my participation in the BIKE TO WORK DAY - 2018 whether caused by the negligence of those released above or otherwise. My waiver and release of all claims, demands, actions and liability shall include without limitation, any injury, damage or loss to my person or property which may be (a) caused by any act, or failure to act, by the above-identified persons and entities or (b) sustained by me before, during or after the BIKE TO WORK DAY - 2018 and its related events.
The above agreements and representations are my express understandings of the risks and I assume these voluntarily and freely without coercion or duress. This agreement may not be modified orally and may not be waived in any respect. I accept responsibility for the condition and adequacy of my bicycle, safety gear and riding equipment, and agree to abide by the rules of the BIKE TO WORK DAY - 2018 relating to the wearing of a helmet, identification tag, as well as other organization requirements. I understand that the law defines a bicycle as a vehicle and I agree to follow all traffic laws, signs, rules and regulations. I consent to the use of my likeness in photographs or slides by BALTIMORE METROPOLITAN COUNCIL, CLEAN AIR PARTNERS, AND OTHER PARTNERS for brochures and /or other promotional materials. I also consent to and permit emergency medical treatment in the event of injury or illness. I consent to receive electronic updates regarding Bike to Work Day. I have read this agreement, waiver and release.
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