Read these instructions before the ride.

Your Bike and Kit

  • You need to ensure your bike is in good order including brakes, gears and tyres. You are advised to carry 2 spare inner tubes, some basic tools and a pump, water, and energy snacks.

  • It is a requirement for ALL riders to wear a helmet.

  • Wear clothing that is suitable for the weather on the day which is highly visible.

 

Cycling in the event

  • Ride in single file. If you ride 2 abreast, only do so when it safe.

  • Do not follow other cyclists too closely. Keep your distance.

  • Respect other road users. Follow the Highway Code, road traffic laws apply including.

  • Obey any instructions giving by marshals, police or event staff.

  • This is not a race, anybody seen racing will be asked to leave the event.

  • Take care when riding downhill.

  • Do not wear headphones or make telephone calls while riding.

  • Watch out for hidden bends and potholes.

  • If you feel ill, do not continue, stop and call for help.

  • There will be marshals along the route at certain junctions.

  • Cross roads only when you think it is safe to do so.

  • Do not drop litter on route. There will be bins at the refreshment stop.

  • Do not drink alcohol during the ride.

 

Check out at the Finish

When you have completed your ride, “check-out” before you take refreshments. We want to be able to ensure everybody gets back safely. Go to the desk and provide your name and rider’s number. If you would like a finisher’s certificate and medal they will be available from the registration desk.

Finish Time

If you are not able to finish by your allocated Finish time you may be asked to end your ride and complete the journey in the event recovery vehicle.

 

Accidents and Emergencies including breakdown

  • If you have an accident or need help with a breakdown to your bike please telephone 07494 689108, the number is also on the back of your bike number card.

  • If you find a rider who has had an accident or needs help, please stop and offer assistance. If critical then use your judgment whether you need to call an ambulance by dialing 999 as usual, but please report the situation to us as soon as possible on 07494 689108

  • You will find the next of kin’s contacts details on the back of the rider’s card. If you do not have a mobile with you, then flag down a motorist if safe or go to the nearest marshal and report it ASAP

 

Insurance

Your entry fee does not include insurance for you or your bike. The Rotary Club have public liability insurance. We recommend that all riders have their own bike and personal insurance before the event.

Cancellation of Event

In the event that the organisers are forced to cancel the event for whatever reason, an alternative date for the event will be posted on the website for which entry will be transferred. Refund Policy: 50% until 7 days before (less service fee). If you decide to pull out of the event within 7 days no refund will be given. If the event is cancelled due to the Corona virus either a refund will be given or your entry can be transferred to an alternative date.

We hope that you enjoy the event and look forward to receiving your feedback.

Contact Details: The Border Randonnee, ℅ 14 Leighton Park, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY3 5FT

 Tel: 07977 131808    Email: parf.9821@gmail.com                                 Organised by the Rotary Club of Shrewsbury Darwin.   Charity No. 1150140