Agreement assuming all risks and releasing liability.
RIDE WAIVER AND RELEASE1. You must read and agree to this Liability Waiver and Release in consideration of your participation in the Women's Mountain Bike Ride. Please read it carefully before signing and agreeing to its terms. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult and participants under 18 will need a parent or guardian’s signature.2. I understand a bicycle is a vehicle and I am responsible for following all traffic laws, local laws and regulations, and any other rules established for the ride at all times when participating in the Women's Mountain Bike Ride. I understand that helmet use is REQUIRED. I understand that I am responsible for wearing appropriate attire and using an appropriate bicycle and equipment for local weather conditions, which may include, in some cases, hazardous conditions.3. I know riding a bike is a potentially hazardous activity and can result in injury or death. Injuries while bicycling can result from collisions, poor road conditions, the effects of weather, overexertion and inadequate training, from mechanical failure of bicycles, and other causes. I hereby assume all risk of bodily injury in connection with the Women's A/B/C/D Road Ride.4. KNOWING THESE RISKS, AND IN CONSIDERATION OF MY PARTICIPATION IN THESE RIDES, I HEREBY AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS Brielle Cyclery, Teresa DiSessa and Jeffrey Johnson, Riptide-Cawes Cycling , AND ALL EMPLOYEES, SPONSORS, PROMOTERS, CLUBS, VOLUNTEERS AND AFFILIATES providing goods and services in connection with the event (the “Released Parties”), FROM ALL CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, CAUSES OF ACTION, DAMAGES, OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND ARISING OR THAT MAY ARISE OUT OF MY PARTICIPATION IN THE Women's Mountain Bike Ride. I UNDERSTAND THAT THIS WAIVER IS BINDING UPON ME, MY SPOUSE, HEIRS, EXECUTORS, LEGAL REPRESENTATIVES, AND ASSIGNS.5. I HEREBY GRANT to the Released Parties the absolute and irrevocable right and unrestricted permission in respect of photographic portraits, or any pictures taken of the named participant or in which the named participant may be included with others, editorial or any other media such as film or video, to copyright the same; to use, publish and republish the same in whole or in part, individually or in conjunction with other photographs, and in conjunction with any printed matter, in any and all media now or hereafter known, including web pages and social networking media, and for any other purpose whatsoever.6. I HAVE READ THIS LIABILITY WAIVER AND RELEASE. I FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS AND UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY SIGNING IT. I HAVE SIGNED THIS RELEASE FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT, ASSURANCE OR GUARANTEE BEING MADE TO ME AND INTEND MY SIGNATURE TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.