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Episode Info: Bicycling and the Law Richard L. Duquette EP69 Bicycle Store Test Ride Agreement and Covenant Not to Sue   Bicycle shops are wise to obtain a written release to protect their interests. What should a prospective client understand when he agrees to the terms and signs the document? Find out in this episode titled Bicycle Store Test Ride Agreement and Covenant Not to Sue. Importance of Educating Test Riders It is important for bicycle store owners to educate their prospective clients about the agreement. Clients should understand the issues involved.   One issue is the place that the bicyclist is riding can be considered hazardous. Understanding the Terms of an Agreement When a prospective client does a test ride, he should inspect the bicycle.   He may also need to wear appropriate shoes, clothing and a helmet. He must also follow the rules of the road. Types of Risks in a Test Ride A bicycle store or shop would be wise to explain where it is safe to do the test ride. They should educate test riders about existing pitfalls of the area.   Riders should understand the different types of risks. These include the risks in the route, sport, and rider behavior. In the end, it is important to be realistic and so avoid frivolous claims.   References for Bicycle Store Test Ride Agreement and Covenant Not to Sue:   Fairly Defining the Legal Risk of Bicycling podcast episode   To hear about the terms of a test ride, download and listen to Bicycle Store Test Ride Agreement and Covenant Not to Sue.   Don’t forget to leave us a 5-star rating and review if you enjoyed the show. We would love to hear from you!   Connect with Richard L. Duquette at the following links:   Richard's Website Email Richard Call Richard: 760-730-0500 Connect with Richard on Facebook Follow Richard on Twitter   © 2016 Law Firm of Richard L. Duquette  Read more »

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