Trade name

AMC7

SARL AMC7
44 chemin du Chassezac
07230 Chandolas

N° Siret 481 283 992 00016

Ardèche-velo

A Cycle Amc7 brand

Company registration (SIRET) number 481 283 992 00016

Ecole de Vélo MCF Sud Ardèche

Cycle school registered with the French national cycling instructors’ union (SNMCF)

Company registration (SIRET) number 832 349 880 00019

Ride supervision

. Group of 5 to 12 participants supervised by a registered instructor.

Rate including

. Bike, helmet (optional).
. Advice from and supervision by a registered instructor / guide.
. Services listed in the purchase order and/or product information sheet.

Rate not including

. Food, drink.
. Repatriation to start point in case of problems
. Payment
. Payment is required before the ride starts.
. Payment methods: cheque, cash, card, holiday vouchers.

Cancellation

. Rides go ahead only with a minimum of 5 participants.
. No refunds in case of cancellation by the client. Another date may be proposed. When the right of withdrawal cannot be exercised in accordance with article L.221-28, the consumer must be informed that he/she does not benefit from this right or, as appropriate, be informed of the circumstances under which he/she loses his/her right of withdrawal: the right of withdrawal cannot be exercised for contracts covering: accommodation services, other than residential accommodation, goods carriage, car hire, catering or recreational activity services set to be supplied on a given date or over a given period.
. No rides started can be refunded.
. Rides start irrespective of weather conditions, except in case of an official French national meteorological service storm warning.

Assistance

. Any costs of repatriation and return to the start point are payable by the customer
.Equipment to bring with you
. Backpack, energy bars and drinks.
. Lunchtime meal for all-day rides.

Cycling kit

. Helmet (compulsory).
. Cycling or “everyday” shorts, Gore-Tex-style windbreaker (hot and cold).
. Sports shoes, gloves, glasses.

Health

. You must be in good health and not have any good medical reason not to cycle.

Jurisdiction

  • Any dispute relating to the interpretation of this contract or to the performance of these terms & conditions falls under the sole jurisdiction of (a) one of the courts with territorial jurisdiction by virtue of the French Code of Civil Procedure or (b) the court in the place in which the customer is staying at the time of entry into the contract or occurrence of the harmful event.
  • French law alone is applicable.

Terms & conditions of hire

Equipment provided

  • Tested, working bike (lights and bell provided).
  • Helmet available on request.
  • Basic breakdown equipment including puncture repair kit.

Booking

  • 30% of the total cost must be paid at the time of booking.
  • This sum can be paid remotely (card machine) or on site.
  • No refunds in case of cancellation.

Hire rate

  • Bikes are hired for the period and at the rate stated in the invoice.
  • Supply and replacement of inner tubes are not included in the hire cost.

Payment and deposit

  • Hire costs are payable in advance: any day or week of hire started cannot be refunded.
  • A security deposit equivalent to the new value of the hired equipment must be paid (card machine).
  • Deposits are refunded when equipment is returned, minus any damage or losses.

Minimum hire age

  • Unaccompanied minors must provide written permission from their legal guardian.

Use

  • The hirer certifies that he/she is capable of using the hired equipment.
  • The hirer agrees to use the hired bike carefully, in accordance with the French Highway Code and without endangering third parties (articles 1383 and 1384 of the French Civil Code).

Return

  • The hirer must return the bike in working order to the place from which it was hired.
  • The hirer must report any damage during hire to the hire company.
  • Any equipment lost or repairs required are billed at the applicable parts rates.
  • The hire company withholds the deposit to cover the cost of any lost or damaged equipment.

Hirer’s liability

  • The hirer is liable for the bike from the moment he/she takes possession of it until its return.
  • The hirer is liable for any breaches of the French Highway Code.
  • The hirer rides the bike on roads and paths at his/her own risk.
  • The hirer is personally liable for bodily injuries and property damage he/she causes in the course of using the hired equipment in his/her care (articles 1383 and 1384 of the French Civil Code).
  • In case of theft or accident, a report must be immediately filed with local / national police and the hire company must be informed without delay.
  • In case of theft or if he/she is liable for an accident, the hirer or his/her insurer must pay compensation for the loss/damage sustained by the hire company (replacement value of the equipment plus loss of business); the hire company withholds the deposit to cover the cost of repairing any loss/damaged equipment.

Insurance

  • The hire company’s insurance does not cover theft of equipment.
  • The hire company disclaims all liability.
  • The hire company is not liable for damage sustained or caused by the hirer in the course of use of the bike provided to him/her.

Right of withdrawal

When the right of withdrawal cannot be exercised in accordance with article L.221-28, the consumer must be informed that he/she does not benefit from this right or, as appropriate, be informed of the circumstances under which he/she loses his/her right of withdrawal: the right of withdrawal cannot be exercised for contracts covering: accommodation services, other than residential accommodation, goods carriage, car hire, catering or recreational activity services set to be supplied on a given date or over a given period.

Jurisdiction

  • Any dispute relating to the interpretation of this contract or to the performance of these terms & conditions falls under the sole jurisdiction of (a) one of the courts with territorial jurisdiction by virtue of the French Code of Civil Procedure or (b) the court in the place in which the customer is staying at the time of entry into the contract or occurrence of the harmful event.
  • French law alone is applicable.