Bike Hire Terms

 DIRT 2 ROAD LTD –  TERMS & CONDITIONS OF BIKE HIRE 

The Bicycle let out on hire, including all accessories & attachments supplied herewith (“the Bicyle”) remains the property of  Dirt 2 Road Ltd (“the owner”) and the Renter will not sell, hire out, lend or otherwise part with possession thereof. 

The Renter acknowledges and agrees that the Bicycle is in good condition in all respects and undertakes not to misuse it and returns it with all accessories in the same condition as when received (ordinary wear and tear excepted) to the place and on the due date and time specified on the hire forms as signed by the Renter.

The Owner shall be entitled to charge the Renter for all damage caused to the Bicycle during the period of hire.  In the event of breakdown other than those of a type which the Renter can reasonably repair with the supplied kit  ie. A puncture or un-sealed chain and other than as a result of the Renter’s misuse of the Bicycle the Owner will use its best endeavours to repair it or procure its repair.

The period of hire commences at the time of collection and is deemed to continue until the Bicycle is received by the Owner as aforesaid.

The Owner shall not be liable for any damage caused or loss made whatsoever by breakdown or other defects in the Bicycle or other circumstances beyond the Owners control.  The Renter shall indemnify the Owner in respect of all costs, claims, expenses, and demands which it may suffer or incur and which arise directly or indirectly out of the use of the Bicycle during the period of hire.

In the event of  the Bicycle being lost or stolen the Owner reserves the right to call upon the Renter to indemnify the Owner the replacement value of the Bicycle.  However, should the Bicycle subsequently be recovered in a useable condition, the Owner undertakes  to refund the Renter’s indemnity in full within fourteen days

The Renter shall be solely responsible for and shall keep the Owner fully indemnified in respect of all fines, impositions or other penalties occasioned by the use of the Bicycle during the period of hire in respect of violation of any Acts of Parliament, Orders, Regulations or by laws for the time being in force.

Any conditions or warranties not expressed and which might be implied on the part of the Owner except statutory Warranties are excluded.

The Renter will ensure that the Bicycle is adequately secured to an immovable object when not in use.  Will not use the Bicycle under the influence of drink or drugs and WILL IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY THE OWNER IN THE EVENT OF ANY LOSS OR BREAKDOWN OF THE BICYCLE, OTHER THAN THOSE REASONABLY REPAIRABLE BY THE HIRER.  THESE SHOULD BE REPORTED TO THE OWNER UPON THE RETURN OF THE BICYCLE..

The Renter will pay to the Owner on demand all charges due under the agreement.  The estimated rental charge (calculated as per the Owners current lists)  plus any charges for additional accessories and attachments, Is payable in advance or upon collection or delivery

If the Renter shall commit any breach  of  the terms of this agreement the Owner shall be entitled, but without prejudice, to any other rights or remedies which it may have to terminate the hire of the Bicycle, and recover possession thereof, without notice, and to make reasonable charge or such repossession.  No rights of the Owner under the agreement will be waived except in writing by a duly authorised member of staff.

 

DAMAGE CHARGES

Estimation Charges for damage.   Other than that which can be reasonably classed as normal wear and tear (Non Exhaustive)

Buckled Wheel £15.00:  Torn Seat £10.00:  Damaged Rear Mech £15.00:  Broken Pedal £5.00 : accessory damage – retail price Broken Spoke £3.00:  Damaged Lever £5.00:  Damaged Gear Shifter £5.00:  Bent Handlebars £10.00:  Tyre abuse £8.00:  Bent Chain Rings £15.00  Lost or Non returned Repair kit & Lock, or part thereof £10.00.

 

LATE RETURNS

The Late return of a cycle will incur an additional charge payable by the hirer upon return for each bike late.  

Bikes hired for the Day and not returned within 30 minutes of the Return time, as stated on the top of the hire agreement, will incur a late return charge of £5.00 for any period after this up to the first hour, and an additional Days hire charge for all bikes over an hour late. 

THESE CHARGES WILL ONLY BE WAIVED IN EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES.

 

DISCLAIMERS

ITEMS SUPPLIED MAY DIFFER FROM THOSE ADVERTISED & ARE ALWAYS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY.

Photographs on our  website are for example purposes only and may not represent the equipment supplied.

Dirt 2 Road Ltd RESEVES THE RIGHT TO ALTER, TERMINATE OR WITHDRAW ANY ITEMS OR PROMOTIONS ADVERTISED OR SO OFFERED AND THEIR PRICES OR CONDITIONS AT ANYTIME. 

IN ALL CASES  Dirt 2 Road Ltd WILL ACT WITHIN REASON TO HONOUR BOOKINGS AND AGREEMENTS.

Please obey these simple rules and always remember that your safety and the safety of other road users and pedestrians are of paramount importance.

 1.   Before each journey, take a few minutes to give your hike the “pre-ride” check .

 2.   Obey the traffic laws and regulations.

 3.   Always wear suitable clothing and your helmet.

 4.   Ride your bike at a speed to suit the terrain and weather conditions.

 5.   Always try to anticipate and expect the unexpected!

 6.   Both hands should reach handlebars and both feet should be on the pedals.

 7.   Always be in total control of your bike.

 8.   Ride with care and courtesy.

 9.   Look after your bike, ensuring it Is always locked securely when not in use.

10.  Do not  jump or stunt our bikes.

11.  Never carry a passenger.

12.  Bike brakes are designed to stop a bike in a straight line.  If you broadside and skid your bike you will Damage or even brake the frame.

13.  Never hang items from the handlebars.

14.  Never use headphones or mobile phones while using a bike.

15.  Never carry adult (over 14’s) passengers in child trailers.

16.  Never carry “passengers” in cargo trailers.

The hirer will be required to pay in full for any damage or  loss on return, whether at fault or not.

Please check all our equipment carefully on the commencement of the hire for damage or faults.

Lights are NOT supplied.

Insurance is not included in our hire service.   We advise you to take out your own insurance policy or check with your home insurers.  Insurance should include:  Theft, third party, accidental damage, personal injury and liability insurance.

All equipment is offered subject to availability. 

Photographs shown are for example purposes only and may not represent the bicycle, trailer or other equipment supplied.

Dirt 2 Road Ltd takes no responsibility for any loss or damage caused by accident or mechanical failure. Cycling and the hire of all equipment is at the rider-hirers own risk.