a. Bicycling activities involve risk and dangers of serious bodily injury including permanent disability, paralysis and the risk of death.b. These risks and dangers may be caused by my own actions or inactions of others participating in the activity, the conditions which the activity takes place, or the negligence of other participants. c. There may be other risks and social economic losses, either not known to me, or, not readily foreseeable at this time. I fully accept and assume all risks and all responsibilities for loses, costs, and damages I incur as a result of my participating in the above activity. • I hereby release, discharge, covenant not to sue, and agree to indemnify and save and hold harmless Hiawatha Bicycling Club (HBC), Its board of directors and the TDA ride director, the League of American Bicyclists (LAB), their representatives , administrators, directors, agents and employees, other participants, any sponsors, advertisers, and if applicable, otherwise including negligent rescue operations. • I have read this agreement and fully understand it's terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it and have signed it freely and without inducement or assurance of any nature, and intend to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law, and agree that if any portion of this agreement is held to be invalid, the balance, not withstanding, shall continue in full force and effect. • I understand bicycle helmets are required.