MOBILE BIKE HIRE TERMS & CONDITIONS
Terms of Service
These Terms and Conditions apply to all people using a hire bike provided by The Bike Mobile (hereinafter referred to as THE BIKE MOBILE). Completion of a booking/reservation acknowledges acceptance of these Terms and Conditions by the participant. Please bring a copy of your hire confirmation and photo I.D. along to the meeting point.
- Cancellation less than 24 hours prior to rental date and time or a “no show” will result in no refund, either by payment or in kind, been issued.
- No refund will be issued for “wet days” or other weather conditions.
- No refund will be made for the early return of the bicycles.
Hire Terms and Conditions
The hirer is fully responsible for his/her action and those of their party whilst using the hire bike(s). THE BIKE MOBILE does not accept any responsibility for the actions of the participant(s) nor the consequences of such actions. Each rider is responsible for providing their own insurance protection while using a hire bike. Any accident or injury caused by the riders’ actions will be the full responsibility of the said rider. Each participant will be fully responsible for any fees or costs incurred or arising from an accident either involving or caused by the rider.
Responsibility for Damage or Loss
The hirer agrees he/she will return the equipment in the same good condition as when received, ordinary wear and tear excepted, and to repair and replace lost or stolen, damaged or broken bicycles or parts or to reimburse THE BIKE MOBILE for said equipment. Stolen or damaged equipment will be charged for at the replacement value. Therefore, regardless of the party at fault, the hirer understands and agrees to be responsible for the theft or damage to said equipment.
Each rider, upon placing this booking agrees that they are physically and mentally capable of riding the hire bike.
The booking must be completed by a person aged 18 years or over. Evidence of age may be requested.
Riders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
It is strongly recommended that all persons hiring from us always wear a cycle helmet; helmets will be supplied with all bike rentals.
THE BIKE MOBILE reserve the right to refuse to hire bike use to anyone with inappropriate equipment or clothing.
THE BIKE MOBILE is not responsible for damage to clothing and/or personal items.
The rider agrees to return the bike to the hire bike staff at the agreed location and before 8pm on the agreed return date.
Failure to return the bike to the agreed meeting point and before 8pm will result in THE BIKE MOBILE recovering the full retail value of the bike from the rider.
The rider is responsible for any negligent damage caused to the bike. The cost of any damage caused (over and above standard wear and tear) will be recovered from the rider, including but not limited to, skidded tyres and buckled wheels.
The rider agrees that at no time should the bikes be used on a beach or in any location where the bike can be exposed to sand or salt water.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHOULD A BIKE BE TAKEN ON A BEACH OR SIMILAR. ANY EVIDENCE, OR REPORTING OF A BIKE BEING USED ON A BEACH, WILL RESULT IN AN IMMEDIATE €200 PENALTY.
Photo ID and Booking Confirmation
Photo ID must be provided before the hire bike(s) will be released to the participant(s). Only nationally recognised forms of ID will be accepted i.e. Photo driving license and passport.
We will endeavour to provide the bike(s) which you have booked, but we reserve the right to substitute your booked bike(s) for a bike(s) of similar style.
Please bring a copy of your booking confirmation to the meeting point for your bikes.
Age restrictions apply for child seats; children should be between 1 & 4 years old and/or weight between 9kg and 22kg max.
Hire Code of Conduct
- Helmets are provided and are advised when cycling.
- Follow the RULES OF THE ROAD and consider other road users.
- Dismount at bridges, road crossings and at gates.
- Please familiarise yourself with the bike before you start cycling and always remember to ride on the left-hand side of the road. If in any doubt, please contact us to discuss your queries or receive additional training or introduction.