You shall at all times behave in a safe, responsible and courteous manner; comply with all instructions; regulations and codes of practice issued by us or our suppliers; ensure that you comply with all age restrictions imposed by our suppliers; ensure that you comply with all arrival times, and dress appropriately for the event. If you breach these obligations we may cancel or curtail the event or any part of it and in those circumstances you shall not be entitled to any refund. You shall take out insurance suitable for your needs (including delays for events involving travel by land, sea, or air) before the event.
a) The Participant(s) must have in their possession during the Tour the following documents which must be current and valid and are in respect of their vehicle and the Participant(s).
Passport, valid for six months after the end date of the trip.
Driving licence of the Participant(s) country of residence (where applicable).
International Driving Permit
Vehicle registration document and / or title (where applicable)
Carnet de passage (where applicable)
Vaccination certificates (where appropriate)
Personal travel insurance, valid for touring on your motorcycle and appropriate for the capacity of the engine and covering personal accident, medical expenses, repatriation, loss and damage to personal effects.
b) It is the Participant's responsibility to make all necessary arrangements to ensure compliance with visa requirements for each country, and we accept no responsibility whatsoever in the event that these matters are not dealt with prior to departure. Participants who are forced to curtail their participation due to incorrect, lack of or loss of necessary documents will not be refunded.
c) The Participant(s) accepts responsibility for obtaining all necessary travel information and documentation required for the Tour. Any information that we provide to the Participant(s) on such matters as permits, visas, vaccinations, climate, clothing, baggage, special equipment etc, whether done before the start or during the Tour, is given in good faith but without any responsibility whatsoever on the part of BB Shipping Limited.
d) It is the Participant(s) responsibility to ensure that they seek professional medical advice before travelling and to take all necessary health precautions and preventative measures. The Participant(s) must inform us of any medical, physical, mental or other condition, which may affect the services provided on the Tour, including any condition which may arise en route.
e) In booking a Tour, the Participant(s) acknowledge that they are responsible for making themselves aware through their country's Foreign Office, State Department warnings, advisers and other sources available to them, in regard to the safety of the countries and areas in which they will be travelling and to make their own decisions accordingly.
f) The Participant(s) are solely responsible for the condition of the motorcycle and that it is safe for use. Your motorcycle must be in good legal condition. In the event of a mechanical failure, all additional costs associated with the repair of the motorcycle are the responsibility of the Participant(s).
g) Participant(s) are responsible for the provision of their motorcycle rider equipment and kit and the wearing of a helmet is mandatory for all riding when on Tour.
h) Participant(s) are responsible for the use of the motorcycle and how they ride it and they must conform to local laws and regulations. They are also responsible for any pillion passenger being carried. A road traffic accident that occurs to Participant(s) causing personal injury or death is not the responsibility of BB Shipping Limited or the Tour Leader or support team, unless we are shown to have been legally negligent.
i) By signing the booking form, the Participant(s) agree to accept the authority and decisions of our Tour leader, employees, agents or suppliers during the Tour. If, in the opinion, of any of these people, your health or conduct appears to endanger the progress of the Tour you may be excluded from the whole or part of the Tour.
j) The Participant(s) must abide by all local laws and customs of the countries visited, including but not limited to motorcycle clothing and equipment, condition of their motorcycle, traffic regulations, the Participant(s) ability to ride the motorcycle and all other laws. In the event that the Participant(s) are stopped or held by the local authorities, the consequence of this remains the Participant(s) responsibility and we will not be able to unduly delay any part of the Tour. BB Shipping Limited has the absolute discretion to order a Participant to leave the Tour if they are found contravening such laws and customs, or interfering (or is judged to have the potential to interfere) with the well-being of the group, other Participant(s) or themselves, or they are putting the progress of the Tour in jeopardy.
k) The Participant also expressly understands that they are under a duty to mitigate any risks to themselves as far as is practicable, by taking all reasonable steps to ensure their own safety whilst on the Tour.
l) We will not be able to assist the Participant(s) to the detriment of the other Participants of the Tour. The Participant(s) may rejoin the Tour at any time, provided they are fit to do so. Should a Participant leave a Tour prior to the end, for whatever reasons, no refund will be made.
m) The Participant(s) must be aware that we may take photographs, videos and films of the Participant(s) whilst on the Tour, of which we reserve the right to use such material for any advertising, brochures and video production, and other marketing uses without obtaining further consent.
n) All riders must be physically and mentally fit to participate in our events.
o) All riders must wear the following protective clothing:
a. Helmet (at all times whilst on a bike) preferably gold stamped/E marked
b. Protective MX/Enduro/Motorcycle boots. No trainers/rigger boots, wellingtons etc allowed.
c. Long sleeve shirt/jersey etc.
d. Goggles or eye protection
e. Whilst we recommend body armour, knee/elbow pads etc.. these are not mandatory.
p) Acceptable machines: We have the right to refuse entry if the bike appears to be unsafe.
q) Tyres - Off Road - we recommend good knobblies tyres. The terrain can be rocks, mud, sand, gravel etc. if it's wet, it's incredibly slippery.
If there is a section of the ride that you find too hard please inform the guide who will give you an alternative route if an easy route has not been provided before hand. Ride safe, respectful of other riders and within your limits.