Mountain Biking Waiver

JR’s Mountain Biking Waiver and Liability Release

In consideration of receiving permission to ride JR’s Mountain Bike Track which is on private land, the undersigning participant hereby releases, discharges and forever acquits the owners of “JR’s Gym and Mountain Biking” and landholders collectively and all respective officers, directors, servants, employees and agents from any and all liability claims, demands, legal action or damages arising from the aforementioned activity while on the locations and/or participating in the aforementioned activity.

This liability release shall be binding upon the assignee, distributees, heirs, next of kin, executors and administrators of the undersigned and may be pled by JR’s Gym and Mountain Biking, landholders, directors, servants, employees and agents as a complete bar and defence against the claim, demand or action by or on behalf of the undersigned.

By execution of the liability release, the participant hereby acknowledges and expressly represents that:

  1. The participant is duly aware of the risks and hazards inherent upon entering the event location and participating in events at this location.
  2. The participant elects voluntarily to enter the location and ride the mountain bike on this location.
  3. The participant assumes the duty of knowing the present condition of the location.
  4. The participant recognises that the location may become more hazardous and dangerous during the time that the undersigned is present on the location, riding his/her mountain bike on the location.
  5. By virtue of the participant’s presence on the location, participant acknowledges participant’s acceptance of the condition of the location and all risks attendant thereto. Participant agrees to operate his/her mountain bike only on marked trails.
  6. The participant recognises that falls and collisions with pedestrians, other mountain bike riders and vehicles do occur and assumes all risks and responsibility for such incidents and injuries.
  1. I understand that helmets are mandatory and I agree to wear a helmet at all times while riding a bike at this location. If I sustain any injuries as a result of any of the aforementioned risks and hazards, I agree not to sue any of the above named parties.
  2. Participant is over 18 years of age and is of sound mind, or that if he/she is under 18 years of age, he/she is accompanied by a parent of guardian who is over 18 years of age and of sound mind who has read the foregoing liability release, understands it and signs it voluntarily. Furthermore, the undersigned being at least 18 years of age indemnifies the aforementioned entitles against any and all claims which may result from minor’s participation in the aforementioned activity.
  3. This release shall be binding to the fullest extent permitted by law. In an event any section of the release is found to be unenforceable, the remaining terms shall be enforceable.
  4. Further, full permission is given to use any photographs or movies taken during this event or training exercise for any purpose in promoting events throughout Australia.
I understand that mountain bike training, organised social rides or racing competitively is more hazardous than recreational riding. I/we realise that injuries are a common and ordinary occurrence of this sport.