RENTAL AGREEMENT and TERMS & CONDITIONS
Ireland Rider Motorcycle Rental Ltd
t/a LemonRock Bike Tours
Registered Office: Muckross Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 RT22
1 Contract with LemonRock Bike Tours.
1.1 By signing this contract, you accept these Rental Terms and Conditions as part of the binding contract between Ireland Rider Motorcycle Rental Limited trading as LemonRock Bike Tours (hereafter known as “LemonRock Bike Tours ”) and you, the motorcycle renter, (hereafter known as the “Customer”).
1.2 LemonRock Bike Tours cannot accept any Customer without a signed Rental Terms and Conditions contract.
2 Rental Period
2.1 The Customer will have the motorcycle for the rental period specified in the rental contract. If the Customer does not return the motorcycle on time, he/she is breaching the conditions of the rental contract. LemonRock Bike Tours reserves the right to charge the full daily rental rate if the motorcycle is returned later than agreed on the rental contract.
3 Hours of Business
3.1 Our hours of business are from 09:00hrs to 17:00hrs, Monday to Saturday. Sunday opening may be accommodated by prior arrangement in certain circumstances.
4 Rental Rates
4.1 Rental rates quoted by LemonRock Bike Tours on www.LemonRock Bike Tours.com or printed materials are those in effect at time of writing. LemonRock Bike Tours will maintain rates for motorcycle rental as confirmed at time of booking.
5 Damage Deposit
5.1 All Customers must have a valid credit card (MasterCard or Visa) with a credit limit to cover the rental cost and preauthorised damage deposit at the time of collection of the motorcycle.
5.2 Customers are responsible for the cost of any damage to or theft of the motorcycle, accessories and riding gear while in their care to the limit of €2,500 which can be reduced by purchasing additional optional waivers.
5.3 Riders liability to damage on the bike will only be limited to the waiver levels in 5.2, providing that the rider has
a) supplied correct information at time of rental.
b) obeyed the rules of the Irish Road Traffic Act.
c) adhered to Section 12
6 Motorcycle Reservation
6.1 For any motorcycle reservation, a reservation deposit is required at the time of booking. The reservation deposit is 30% of the rental cost and secures the motorcycle.
6.2 The model of motorcycle will be as defined in the rental contract. The pictures and descriptions of the motorcycles on www.LemonRockBikeTours.com and any printed material issued by LemonRock Bike Tours are representative of the available motorcycles but are not necessarily the specific motorcycles. LemonRock Bike Tours reserves the right to correct online and printing errors at any time.
6.3 LemonRock Bike Tours aims to ensure that Customers ride the motorcycle which they have booked. Unfortunately, unexpected and uncontrollable situations can arise which may require the substitution of a motorcycle. This includes, but is not limited to mechanical failure, collision damage and theft. If such a situation arises before rental, the Customer will be provided with a comparable replacement motorcycle. If a comparable replacement motorcycle is not available the customer will have the option to terminate the contract and shall be entitled to a full refund of any booking deposit.
7 Motorcycle Hand-Over
7.1 The Customer and LemonRock Bike Tours will jointly check the condition of the motorcycle and tyres before signing the rental contract. Having accepted the condition of the motorcycle and tyres, the Customer cannot make LemonRock Bike Tours liable for any damages resulting from a tyre puncture.
7.2 The Customer shall assume all fuel costs. The motorcycle will be supplied with a full tank of fuel and should be returned full. A refuelling charge will apply unless returned with a full tank.
7.3 The rental includes normal tyre wear and tear. The rental does not cover abusive tyre treatment by the Customer. Tyre punctures and the resulting costs are the responsibility of the Customer.
7.4 The Customer agrees to return the motorcycle in the same condition, both in terms of its working condition and its overall appearance.
8 Customer Responsibilities
8.1 In addition to holding a valid motorcycle driving license, the Customer confirms that they have the relevant competence and experience to ride a motorcycle of the type they are renting.
8.2 We want you to enjoy a safe motorcycling experience with LemonRock Bike Tours, so Customers must ensure that they ride safely and sensibly and take extra precautions to account for riding conditions, especially if riding an unfamiliar model or on unfamiliar roads.
8.3 To avoid theft, the Customer must look after the motorcycle and keep the keys to the motorcycle in their possession at all times… The Customer shall leave the motorcycle only in secured parking areas and must use all security devices fitted to and supplied with the motorcycle.
8.4 The Customer must make sure to use the correct fuel and engine oil for the motorcycle. Damage incurred due to incorrect fuelling or engine oil will be the responsibility of the Customer and is not covered under the Collision Damage Waiver option.
8.5 The Customer must not sell, rent or dispose of the motorcycle or any of its parts.
8.6 The Customer must allow LemonRock Bike Tours know without delay when he/she becomes aware of a fault in the motorcycle, including any warning lights, before riding any further. The Customer must not, or allow any third party, carry out repairs or any mechanical work on the motorcycle without the permission of LemonRock Bike Tours. If LemonRock Bike Tours gives the Customer permission, LemonRock Bike Tours will only give the Customer a refund if the Customer has a valid receipt for the work.
8.7 For rental periods over a week or 2000km, the Customer shall conduct basic checks every 1000km (i.e. oil & coolant level, tyre pressure, chain tension & grease).
8.8 The Customer must comply with passport, visa, driving and health regulations and all consequences resulting from non-compliance shall be the Customer’s sole responsibility.
8.9 Ireland Rider strongly recommends that all Customers carry valid travel insurance.
8.10 The Customer must comply with national traffic laws and regulations.
8.11 It is compulsory for the rider and pillion to wear a motorcycle helmet while riding at all times.
9 Motorcycle Condition
9.1 LemonRock Bike Tours will have maintained the motorcycle to at least the manufacturer’s recommended standard. LemonRock Bike Tours assures the Customer that the motorcycle is in roadworthy condition and suitable for renting at the start of the rental period.
10 Payment for Rental
10.1 LemonRock Bike Tours will charge the Customer the total rental charge before the start of the rental period. Upon hand-over of the motorcycle, LemonRock Bike Tours will ask for authority from the Customer’s credit card company for the damage deposit.
10.2 If the motorcycle is returned undamaged and no damage has been caused to anybody else’s property whilst renting the motorcycle, the damage deposit will not be charged to the Customer’s credit card.
10.3 If the motorcycle is returned damaged or with parts missing, the damage deposit shall be forfeited in part or in full by LemonRock Bike Tours at its sole discretion.. In addition, a €50 administration charge applies to all damages or missing parts.
10.4 The Customer agrees to pay LemonRock Bike Tours the following:
- The rental and any other agreed charges as may be offered by LemonRock Bike Tours to the customer.
- The amount of any loss or damage resulting from the Customer not keeping to his/her responsibilities.
- All fines and court costs for parking, traffic or other offences. The Customer must pay the appropriate authority any fines and costs if and when the authority demands this payment. Outstanding charges will be deducted from your credit and an additional €50 administration fee per item will apply.
- All legal fees or court costs incurred by LemonRock Bike Tours in the collection of these charges.