LCL Bike Ride

Terms & Conditions

The terms and conditions below apply to all entrants participating in the Liverpool Chester Liverpool Bike Ride as organised by Pennine Events. By registering for the Liverpool Chester Liverpool bike ride you will be required to accept the terms and conditions on offer.

  1. Participants must acknowledge that this event is not a race.
  2. When cycling on the highway participants acknowledge this is potentially hazardous. Participants should be in a reasonable state of health and by registering they are confirming that they are in good health and are capable of completing the event.
  3. The event organisers cannot be held responsible for personal accident, injury, loss or damage occurred during the event.
  4. Any costs incurred as a result of participant rescue or injury are to be covered by the participant and not Pennine Events.
  5. Pennine Events do not accept responsibility for the actions of participants.
  6. Participants must wear the event number provided at all times during the event.
  7. Participants must follow the instruction of event staff, stewards and signage at all times.
  8. Event rules and regulations will be stated within the event information booklet as created by Pennine Events – these must be followed at all times.
  9. All sales are final, refunds are not available. If a refund is processed at the discretion of Pennine Events Ltd, a non-refundable booking fee will be subtracted.
  10. Participants can transfer between Liverpool Chester Liverpool routes. Additional costs may occur depending on route options.
  11. Participants cannot change the named rider once registered.
  12. Registration can only be completed by a person aged 18yrs or over.
  13. Participants taking part in the Challenge rides, must be 18yrs or over.
  14. Participants under the age of 18-years-old MUST be accompanied by a responsible person over the age of 18-years-old. Pennine Events reserve the right to request photo identification and/or proof of age from participants at any point. Failure to comply may result in being withdrawn from the event.
  15. Each participant agrees to assign and grant the right and permission for Pennine Events and the associated event partners to use and publish any photographs, film, video and/or sound recordings of the participant on any Pennine Events activity. The participant hereby releases Pennine Events and their event partners from any and all liability from such use and promotion. The participant authorises the reproduction, sale, copyright, exhibit, and broadcast, electronic storage and/or distribution of said photographs, film, video tapes, electronic representations and/or sound recordings without limitation at the discretion of Pennine Events. The participant specifically waives any right to any compensation they may have for appearing in any of the photographs, film, video and/or sound recordings of the participant at a Pennine Events event.
  16. Pennine Events reserve the right to postpone the event to an alternative date in the interests of public safety. All changes will be publicised through the event website, social media and via email. Participants will be transferred to the new event date.
  17. Participants accept the age entry criteria as detailed below and as su ch Pennine Events do not accept responsibility for any persons that fall outside of the categories detailed.
  18. All participants must wear appropriate safety equipment when taking part. It is highly recommended that a helmet must be worn at all times when cycling.
  19. Participants must adhere to the rules of the event at all times.​
  20. Participants must follow the Highway Code when on public roads and pathways. For open road events all traffic signals and road signs must be obeyed.
  21. Participants must be considerate to all other participants and non -participants at all times.
  22. For cycling, please ensure that you ride in single file and no more than two
    abreast where necessary.
  23. All route signage must be followed, any participant not following the route is therefore outside of the event and not the responsibility of the event organisers. Pennine Events agree to ensure that all routes are adequately signed.
  24. Pennine Events reserve the right to make changes and adjustments to any route at any point prior to the event day. All changes will be publicised through the event website and social media. Participants will not be entitled to a refund in this situation, instead should this be requested they will be offered the chance to change routes instead.
  25. Pennine Events promises to do all in their power to ensure that all routes are of the advertised distance, although all route distances advertised are estimates.
  26. Pennine Events are entitled to make adjustments to the routes on the event day in an emergency situation without giving prior notice to participants.
  27. Event organisers will close the event service areas and finish at a specified time, any participant who has not reached the service areas or returned to the event finish by this set time is no longer the responsibility of Pennine Events. Participants do not need to inform event organisers if they are not participating or completing the event.

Age Restrictions

  • 5 Mile and 25 Mile Routes – Open to all ages. *Children aged 15 and under are free of charge on these route options (1 free child entry per paying adult). The child will also receive a t-shirt and medal.
  • 50 Mile Chester Challenge & 100 Mile Routes – Over 18’s only.
  • 50 Mile Liverpool Chester Liverpool – Open to all ages. However, under 18’s must be accompanied by a responsible adult aged 18 or over.
  • 75 Mile Routes – Over 16’s only.
  • Pennine Events reserve the right to request photo identification and/or proof of age from participants at any point. Failure to comply may result in being withdrawn from the event.
  • All children aged 10-17 years old can ride independently when accompanied by a responsible adult.
  • Age 9 years and under can take part on a tag-a-long bike or children’s bike trailer.
  • It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian of the entrant to ensure that participants under the age of 18 years can complete the chosen route within the allocated time.