Terms and Conditions

The Terms and Conditions below apply to all Riders in events organised by VELO BELVOIR.  By purchasing an entry into an event, the Rider acknowledges acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. 

  1. The Rider accepts that the event is non-competitive. Any Riders deemed to be racing shall be banned from the event, and any future events promoted by VELO BELVOIR.
  2. All Riders are provided with public (third party) liability insurance cover through British Cycling for duration of the event subject to their compliance with the terms and conditions of that insurance policy.
  3. A Rider will be fully liable for any fees or costs arising from any accident caused by the Rider. Individual insurance will only be provided to Riders who take up individual membership of British Cycling.
  4. All Riders must wear an approved cycle helmet which complies with ANSI Z90/4 to SNELL standards. Any Rider not wearing such a helmet will not be covered by the event insurance and will immediately be disqualified from the event.
  5. Velo Belvoir reserves the right to refuse entry into the event to any Rider with inappropriate equipment or clothing.
  6. The Rider accepts that by signing in on the day of the event, they are sufficiently physically and mentally fit to complete the route that they have selected.
  7. At the signing on point, Riders must provide British Cycling with details of emergency contact and all relevant medical information.
  8. The events are on “Open Road” and Riders will share the route with other road users. All Riders must obey the Highway Code during the event and to extend courtesy to other road users. Due to the location of the events, Riders are specifically asked to ride no more than two abreast and are requested to give way to horses.
  9. Any Rider displaying antisocial, inconsiderate, abusive or other unreasonable behaviour will immediately be withdrawn from the event and banned from all future events.
  10. Please respect the beautiful countryside, please dispose of all litter within the bins in the village halls. 
  11. Riders shall not deviate from the official, signed route. Maps and signage will be provided.
  12. The event organisers will provide a pre-ride briefing and will place warning signs along the route where any dangers are deemed to be present. However, the absence of a warning sign does not indicate no danger. It is up to the Rider to determine whether or not the section of the route is safe to ride.
  13. Riders must be aged over 18 years on the date of the event in order to ride unaccompanied. Riders aged 16-17 must provide written parental consent in order to ride unaccompanied.  Riders under 16 must ride accompanied by a parent or guardian with written parental consent.
  14. Riders agree to return to the event HQ, or to contact the event organiser before the close of the event. A search will be conducted for any Rider not accounted for at the close of the event and the Rider will be billed for the cost of any search.
  15. The event will be deemed to be complete at 18:00 hrs. Access to the event HQ and associated facilities cannot be guaranteed beyond this time.
  16. The event organisers reserve the right to cancel or postpone the event in the case of updated guidance from the government and or British Cycling or in extreme windy weather conditions. In such circumstances, the Rider’s will be offered a refund.
  17. Riders must display their rider number on their wristband at all times. Event organisers may refuse access to feed stations if a rider number is not visible.
  18. Entrants have a 14 day cooling off period from the date of payment of their entry fee to request a refund. No refunds can be given after the end of the cooling off period.
  19. Entries are not transferable.
  20. For marketing and/or publicity purposes, Riders agree to assign and grant the right and permission for Velo Belvoir to use and publish any photographs, film, video, electronic representations of the Rider on any event.
  21. These Terms and Conditions are additional to those set out on the British Cycling website at the point of entry into the event.
  22. The event organisers reserve the right to amend these Terms and Conditions, and Riders will be bound by the latest version of the Terms and Conditions published on our website at https://velobelvoir.com/terms at the start of the event.