Important Notes

Enrollment:

  1. The Organizer reserves the right to limit and refuse any application.
  2. Participants must be within the age group of 3 to 65 and it is mandatory that they must have basic biking skills and proper knowledge of road safety.
  3. Race Category is calculated by year of birth.
  4. All application fees and other donations are not refundable. If the participants provide incorrect information, fail to pay application fees or do not follow correct application procedures, the Organizer reserves the right to reject their applications.
  5. Participants under the age of 18 years old must obtain a signed consent from their parents or guardians in order to participate in the event.
  6. The Organizer reserves the right to contact participants for information regarding their application.
  7. Any person who is pregnant or suffering from chronic diseases such as heart disease or high blood pressure should not join the event. The Organizer reserves the right to disqualify any participant knowing or suspected to be unfit to participate in the event. All application fees and donations of the disqualified person will not be refunded.
  8. Participants must ensure that they are physically fit to join the event. They must comply with, observe and accept the requirements and related terms for the participants.

Race:

  1. All participants are required to wear bike helmets during the event. The Organizer reserves the right to reject any participant who does not wear or improperly uses the helmet. The bikes provided by the Organizer are two-wheeled, single-seated bikes, they are allocated by the Organizer. Participants are not allowed to request for replacement.
  2. Participants may bring their own bicycles (wheels size requirement depends on the group) however, they have to observe the provisions and regulations concerning cycling safety stipulated by the Transport Department and related regulations. They also have to follow the arrangements and instructions made by the Organizer and pass the inspection in order to participate in the event.
  3. Racers of the Elite Categories must bring own road bikes. Use of mountain bikes and folding bikes will not be allowed.
  4. Due to safety concern, except approved by the Organizer, the Organizer will not provide or allow use of other types of bicycles such as three-wheel bicycles, four-wheel bicycles (with training wheels), two-seated bicycles and family bicycles etc.
  5. Participants should check their own bicycles and accessories for safety purposes before biking.
  6. Except Team Trial Race, Use of aero bars are prohibited in all other races.

Weather:

  • The event will be cancelled if typhoon signal No.3 or above, red or black rainstorm warning is hoisted by the Hong Kong Observatory on the event day before 3:00am.
  • The event will be delayed 30 minutes if thunderstorm warning is hoisted by the Hong Kong Observatory before the event. The event will be cancelled if thunderstorm warning is hoisted by the Hong Kong Observatory over one hour.
  • The event will be temporarily halted or cancelled if typhoon signal No.3 or above, red or black rainstorm warning or thunderstorm warning is hoisted by the Hong Kong Observatory during the event. All participants should immediately go to a safe place for shelter.
  • The event will be temporarily halted or cancelled if emergency situations occur due to natural disasters and human factor (flood, wildfire, landslide, collapse of tree, earthquake, damage of road, fights, etc.) during the event. All participants should immediately go to a safe place to stay temporarily for shelter.

Other:

  • The Organizer purchases Public Liability Insurance and Group Personal Accident Insurance for the event. Participants are encouraged to purchase accident/casualty insurance and property insurance on their own if they think necessary.
  • The Organizer reserves the right of final decision of the event. Any changes of contingency measures for the event announced by the Organizer and posted on the Organizer’s website shall prevail. The Organizer reserves the right to cancel and approved participants if a participant commits any conduct which arouses public concern or is otherwise deemed inappropriate by the Organizer.
  • The event will be temporarily halted, delayed or cancelled if a bike accident occurs (such as crash, or knocking down animals leading to injury etc). The organizer will first ensure personal safety and provide support and rescue immediately.
  • Should the event be cancelled due to following issues, Organizer will refund to the Participant 50% of the received entry fee and donation fee by cheque via email.
    1. Landslides, rock falls or hill fires along the route of the event
    2. Protests or blockage along the course
    3. Force majeure i.e. due to occurrence of incidents which are beyond the control of the Organizer and which renders it impossible, unsafe or impractical to hold the event. A force majeure event shall include, but is not limited to, natural disasters, war, hostilities, invasion, rebellion, revolution, insurrection, riot, commotion, strikes, go-slows, lock outs or disorder, outbreak of disease, acts or threats of terrorism.

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