Rules of Engagement

Please observe the following rules, which are intended to keep you and others safe on the road:

  • Helmets are required.
  • Ear buds are not allowed.
  • Participants must follow California Vehicle Code regulations. This includes pulling off the road and stopping for emergency vehicles.
  • RIDE SINGLE FILE as much as possible, and be alert for passing vehicles (including faster cyclists).
  • Leave adequate stopping distance between riders.
  • Be courteous with all motorists and residents you encounter.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure that your bicycle is in safe working condition. All bicycles must be equipped with both front and rear brakes.
  • Electric bicycles of Class 1 and Class 3 are permitted. There will be no opportunities for recharging your battery during the ride.
  • All riders MUST carry some form of identification, including an emergency contact phone number. Every minor not accompanied by a parent MUST carry this Medical Consent Form. If you have a medical alert bracelet, please wear it.
  • You are responsible for your own medical insurance.
  • Riders will be asked to sign a Waiver during on line registration for the longer rides, and at on site registration for the Family Ride. Parents of riders under 18 years of age must fill out this Parental Authorization and Release.
  • All riders are required to report accidents or injuries to a check point official or radio person.
  • Personal support vehicles are not permitted.