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Terms & Conditions


  1. Membership of the Club shall be open to anyone interested in the sport on application regardless of sex, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, religion or other beliefs. However, limitation of membership according to available facilities is allowable on a non-discriminatory basis.

  2. Applicants must be 18yrs of age or over.

  3. The Club may have different classes of membership and subscription on a nondiscriminatory and fair basis. The Club will keep subscriptions at levels that will not pose a significant obstacle to people participating.

  4.  The Club Committee may refuse membership, or remove it, only for good cause such as conduct or character likely to bring the Club or sport into disrepute, obstructing the committee in its business, violence, intimidation or discrimination.

A copy of our Constitution is available upon request.  Contact the Committee here.

Disclaimer for members

Mountain biking is an inherently risky activity, and while we (The Beamish OddSox Mountain Bike Club) take precautions to ensure that our events are as safe as possible, the ultimate responsibility lies with the individual. During rides, the terrain will vary, and it is every individual’s choice of whether or not to ride a particular section. The Beamish OddSox Mountain Bike Club will not be held responsible for the actions or behaviour of any person participating in any of our events. The wearing of a helmet is compulsory on all club rides.

I agree that I understand the above and will abide by the terms and conditions required by the Beamish OddSox Mountain Bike Club for the safe participation in this activity and to act responsibly and adhere to the rules of the road and countryside. I accept that Ride Leaders, are there solely to indicate the route and it is my responsibility to ensure that I ride within my ability and the ride is carried out safely. I hereby maintain that I am fit and healthy enough to participate in the activity described above and my cycle is in a safe, legal and rideable condition. I also accept that the Beamish OddSox Mountain Bike Club cannot be held responsible for any personal injury, accident, loss, damage or public liability during the rides.

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