Terms & Conditions


1.1 Our aim is to provide quality, serviced, specialist bikes for hire. To achieve this, at a reasonable cost, we ask our clients to treat the equipment with care and responsibly at all times.

1.2 Bikes and equipment can only be hired from 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire on completion of a ‘Hire Agreement Form’ or by accepting our hire conditions on our online booking portal. Upon acceptance of these Terms & Conditions a binding contract is formed between 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire and the hirer. This contract is henceforth referred to as a ‘Booking’. We reserve the right not to accept or to fulfil a Booking.

1.3 All Bookings are subject to availability. When a Booking is made by one person on behalf of another person or people that person is confirming to 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire that he or she has the authority to make such a booking and is accepting the terms and conditions on their behalf.

1.4 The hire period commences on the day the bike(s) and equipment are collected or dispatched to you and continues until the bike(s) and equipment is returned to 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire or the agreed ‘bike drop-off’ point.


2.1 You are responsible for ensuring that you are physically fit enough to undertake cycling any distance or compete in events using 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire bike(s) or equipment you have booked. 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire does not accept any responsibility for your failure to complete your hire period due to lack of fitness, illness or injury. 1085 Adventure – Bike Hire does not accept liability for death, personal injury, loss or damage to personal effects to any participant, nor can 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire accept any responsibility for delays or changes to your period of hire due to weather, strikes, war, terrorism or other causes.

2.2 You accept that cycling on a public highway and competition on such carries its own risks and you have made your Booking on the basis that you undertake the hire at your own risk. You understand and accept that 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire advises the wearing of cycle helmets at all times when riding.

2.3 You will ride your cycle responsibly at all times. You will not hold 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire responsible for any loss, damage or injury including death to persons or property with regard to the use of the cycle(s) and equipment hired. You accept responsibility to indemnify 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire against any claim, interest, demand or expense in respect of such injury or damage.

2.4 You are responsible for all cycles and equipment hired or loaned and it is your responsibility to keep these items safe from damage, loss or theft, use it in a proper manner and not subject it to any misuse or unfair wear and tear.

2.5 Any damage caused due to crash or neglect is the Customer’s responsibility and will be charged for.

2.6 You will notify 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire immediately of any loss, damage or theft to the hired cycles or equipment however caused. You will be responsible for paying 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire the reasonable costs of repair or replacement for any such loss, damage or theft.

2.7 You will not offer for sale, sell, dispose, mortgage, lend, pledge or otherwise part with possession of the hired cycle(s) or equipment.

2.8 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire staff are usually available by phone or email to help out with any problems during the hire period. It is however the hirer’s/client’s responsibility to keep a check on the condition of the bike(s) they have hired and report any wear or damage during the hire. Whilst 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire will always do it’s best to have staff available during the hire period this cannot be guaranteed at all times.


Payments or a deposit are collected on booking the bike(s). Our cancellation policy is as follows:

Bookings made in advance are entitled to a full refund of fees/deposits up to the time scales outlined below Up to 1 month before the hire date

10% of the full value of the hire booking Up to 2 weeks before the hire date

25% of the full value of the hire booking Up to 1 week before the hire date

50% of the full value of the hire booking Up to 3 days before the hire date

75% of the full value of the hire booking 1 day before the hire date

100% of the value of the hire booking.

Any cycles and/or equipment hired or used are returned in an undamaged condition to 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire.

Any cycles and/ or equipment hired or used are returned within the arranged hire period at an arranged time and place to 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire.

Any of your own actions or omissions; The action or omission of a third party not connected with the provision of your bike hire: An event or circumstances which we could not have predicted or avoided even after taking all reasonable care; Where any loss or damage is considered to be indirect or consequential loss.

5.3 Except in respect of death and personal injury, in respect of which no limit of liability shall apply, 1085 Adventures – Bike Hire total liability to you under this contract between us shall be limited to the total cost of your Booking.

5.4 1085 Adventures- Bike Hire shall have no liability to you if we are unable to fulfil a booking due to an event of Force Majeure. In the event of 1085 Adventures Bike Hire being unable to fulfil your booking our liability to you shall not exceed to the agreed cost of the hire.

5.5 Except where expressly permitted under the Data Protection Act 1998, we will only use your personal details in connection with your Booking arrangements, unless you agree otherwise. We will keep your personal details secure in accordance with our obligations under the Date Protection Act 1998.


6.1 These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between us, and supersede any previous agreement or understanding and may not be varied except in writing between us. All other terms, express or implied by statute or otherwise, are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

6.2 Any notice required or permitted to be given by either of us to the other under these terms and conditions shall be in writing.

6.3 No failure or delay by either of us in exercising any of its rights under these terms and conditions shall be deemed to be a waiver of that right, and no waiver by either of us of any breach of these terms and conditions by the other shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision.

6.4 If any provision of these terms and conditions is held by any court or other competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, the validity of the other provisions of these terms and conditions and the remainder of the provision in question shall not be affected.

6.5 Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, nothing in these terms and conditions confers or purports to confer on any third party any benefit or any right to enforce any of these terms or conditions pursuant to the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999.

6.6 These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and both of us hereby agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.