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Sanibel Bicycle Club
Application and Release/Waiver of Liability


Name:_____________________________ Name of Family Riders: _________________________
Preferred Mailing Address: ___________________________________________________
City:___________________ State: _____ ZIP: _________ Cell Phone (or FL local): (____)__________
Email Address(es):__________________________________________


Annual Dues (1/1 - 12/31) Single $30___ Family $35___ New Member__ Renewal__

____ YES! In addition to riding with the club, I/we would like to participate and help with Club projects and activities. (Please circle all that apply)

* Bike safety initiatives * Off-island ride planning * Fall welcome back picnic

* Info center maintenance * Monthly potlucks (planning, set up, clean-up)

* Management--Officers and Directors; Administrative help

PLEASE NOTE: Bicycling may be risky. All members are asked to read and agree to the release and waver of liability; assumption of risk and indemnity agreement found on the reverse of this application. This includes release and waiver for any minor children. Your signature confirms that you have read and accept this agreement.

Signature of Applicant
_________________________________________________Date _________

Signature(s) of Additional Riders, if family membership) __________________________________________________________________ Date: _________

Signature of Parent or Guardian of Minor Rider(s) ________________________ Date:__________

Please mail your application and dues to:

Sanibel Bicycle Club;
PO Box 951;
Sanibel FL 33957


IN CONSIDERATION of being permitted to participate in any manner in any activities sponsored by the Sanibel
Bicycle Club, Inc. (“Club”), I, for myself, my personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin:


1. With respect to any Club Activity, I HEREBY RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the Club,
its administrators, directors, agents, officers, members, volunteers and employees, other participants, any
sponsors, advertisers and owners and lessors of premises on which the Activity occurs, each of whom is
considered to be a “Releasee” herein, FROM ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LOSSES OR DAMAGES ON
MY ACCOUNT CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF
THE “RELEASEES” INCLUDING NEGLIGENT RESCUE OPERATIONS; AND I FURTHER AGREE that if,
despite my execution of this instrument, I or anyone on my behalf, makes a claim against any of the Releasees, I
WILL INDEMNIFY, SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH OF THE RELEASEES from any litigation expenses,
attorney fees, loss, liability, damage or cost any Releasee may incur as a result of the claim.


2. The foregoing release does not apply to intentional torts, commercial providers of services, commercial
establishments in which the Club conducts any Activity including, but not limited to, restaurants and banks,
commercial lessors of facilities in which the Club holds any Activity, and any governmental entity; provided,
however, that in circumstances in which the Club has indemnified or agreed to hold harmless from liability any of
the aforementioned persons, this release shall apply without limitation to the Club, its officers and members.


3. In voluntarily signing this release, I understand that Club Activities may be dangerous and involve risks and
dangers of serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis and death (“Risks”), that Club activities
may be conducted over public roadways, and that such Risks may be caused or exacerbated by the negligence of
any of the Releasees named above, and I DO HEREBY ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS including social and
economic losses.


4. I represent that I am in good health, qualified to participate in such Activities and that I promise that if at any time I
believe conditions to be unsafe, I will immediately discontinue participation is such Activity.


5. I have read this agreement, understand its terms, am aware that I have given up substantial rights by signing it,
and have signed it without any inducement or assurance of any nature. I agree that if any portion of this
instrument is held to be invalid, the remainder, notwithstanding, shall continue in full force and effect.


RELEASE FOE MINOR RIDERS
I, the minor’s parent and/or guardian, understand the nature of bicycling activities and the minor’s experience and
capabilities and believe the minor to be qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such
activity. With respect to any Club Activity, I HEREBY RELEASE, DISCHARGE, COVENANT NOT TO SUE, AND
AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND SAVE AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH OF THE RELEASEES FROM ALL LIABILITY,
CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LOSSES OR DAMAGES ON THE MINOR’S ACCOUNT caused or alleged to be caused in
whole or in part by the negligence of the “Releasees” including negligent rescue operations, and further agree that if,
despite this release, I, the minor, or anyone on the minor’s behalf makes a claim against any of the Releasees named
above, I, on behalf of the minor, agree to indemnify, save and hold harmless each of the Releasees from any litigation
expenses, attorney fees, loss liability, damage or cost any Releasee may incur as the result of any such claim.


MAIL SIGNED FORM TO SANIBEL BICYCLE CLUB, INC., P.O. BOX 951, SANIBEL, FL 33957