Agreement assuming all risks and releasing liability.
1) That I am competent to perform a safety check, and will personally perform a safety check of the bicycle(s) I will ride prior to riding them.2) That I am competent to safely ride a bicycle with Bicycle Habitat, and will observe safe riding practices and obey all laws.3) That I will wear all appropriate safety equipment at all times, including a bicycle helmet.4) That bicycling is inherently dangerous, presenting a great number of risks, such as the risk of falling, colliding with other riders, encountering hidden obstacles or varying terrain, or the risk of injury from any failure of the bicycle or any of its components.5) That I freely and expressly accept all risks associated with bicycling, including all risks of injury or death.
ON MY OWN BEHALF, AND ON THE BEHALF OF MY HEIRS, ASSIGNS, AND PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES, I HEREBY FULLY AND FOREVER DISCHARGE AND RELEASE BICYCLE HABITAT, AND THEIR RETAILERS, INCLUDING BICYCLE HABITAT RIDE LEADERS, VENDORS, SUPPLIERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SPONSORS, VOLUNTEERS, INSTRUCTORS, INSURERS, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS OR ENTITIES, FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, CLAIM, DAMAGE, LOSS, COST OR EXPENSE, ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM MY PARTICIPATION IN GROUP RIDES, CLINICS, AND/OR USE OF A DEMONSTRATION BICYCLE.
I expressly agree that the foregoing agreement shall be construed to provide the parties being released with the broadest relief possible. If any portion is held invalid, the balance shall continue in full legal force and effect. This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, and any litigation between the parties shall be filed in the Municipal or Superior Court of the County of New York.