The Rider – Riding and Promoting Riding
2.1 Swap a Journey
I, the undersigned, understand that by accepting on hire the loan of the bicycle (as described in the Schedule below) and accessories, I will be expected to try to swap on average one day of existing or potential intra- city car journeys each week to bicycle journeys.
2.2 Join Bicycle Ambassadors
I understand that by accepting the loan of this bicycle I am required to join the National Bicycle Ambassador Scheme at https://bicycleambassadors.org.uk/ and Follow the Bicycle Ambassadors on Facebook. I agree to ride in accordance with its principles and to follow any operating instructions issued for it by the Council to me e.g. through a cycle training lesson.
2.3 Ride with ShirIey
I agree to join a minimum of 2 Shirley’s Wheels rides and to join Facebook group with the first 3 months of the loan.- Please visit the Shirley’s Wheels Facebook page for details of events this coming up this year.
2.4 Being an Advert for Riding a Bicycle
I agree to share information and images about my bicycle use on the bicycleambassadors UK & / or Shirley’s Wheels Facebook page & / or Twitter by following @wearefietsers and on Instagram at Fietserlife.
I also agree to the Bicycle Ambassadors scheme using images of me and my bicycle on the bicycleambassadors.org.uk website.
2.5 Promotion by Generation B Ambassadors
Ambassadors who are not ‘Facebook friendly’ are required to provide one email each week with a photo. Those who do not have access to email are required to keep a paper journal for us and send us photos, by email, for use in our internal reports required by our funding providers, the Department for Transport. We simply ask for a minimum of one day of entries a week.
2.6 Responsibility for safety
I understand that any injuries sustained as a result of riding the bicycle are my responsibility and the Council accepts no liability for such injuries.
The Bicycle – Security and Maintenance
2.7 Ownership I understand that the Council will at all times retain ownership of the bicycle and I will have no ownership in the bicycle unless or until the Council agrees to transfer ownership to me when this agreement will end.
2.8 Replacement in the event of Theft
In the event of theft, I am required to replace the bicycle with the identical product, including all accessories. I understand that I must not dispose of or offer to dispose or attempt to dispose of the bicycle or its accessories.
2.9 Image is important for Safety and Profile
I understand that I must not modify the bicycle in any way, undertake any servicing or repairs to the bicycle, other than carrying out the basic pre-ride M check and the day to day upkeep. I understand that I am responsible for insuring that the bicycle is kept in good condition and working order and will use the approved service supplier for any maintenance that may be required.
In the event of damage, I will report it to the Community Bicycle Ambassadors Team immediately by emailing email@example.com
2.11 Maintenance, If the bicycle requires maintenance, I understand that it is my responsibility to have this maintenance carried out by Mastercraft Cycles I agree to arrange this by contacting Mastercraft on 01432 274047 or firstname.lastname@example.org and notifying the Community Bicycle Ambassador Team by email at email@example.com I agree that I will not ride the bicycle until required maintenance has been completed.
2.12 Security I undertake always to secure the bicycle using the D-lock provided to a rigid structure whenever it is left unattended. I will store the locked bicycle in a locked garage or shed overnight. In the event of theft of the bicycle accessories, I understand that I am responsible for their replacement with identical items.
2.13 Keys I understand that I am liable for procurement and the cost of replacement keys.
2.14 Theft In the event of theft, I will report it immediately by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and report it to the police. I agree to take a photo of the bicycle including the Bike Register label to assist in the recovery of the bicycle should it be stolen.
2.15 Returning the Bicycle
I will return the bicycle to the Council immediately upon being required to do so by the Council whether due to termination of the Scheme, any breach of this Agreement by me or for any other reason. I agree to return the bicycle and all accessories to the Community Bicycle Ambassador Team – Contact on 01432 383007 – on or before the date as agreed e.g. 6 months from commencement of the loan.