General terms, liability and conditions of Service

1. Transportation: For a safe transportaition in the car, a spaceous trunk ( at least a Stationwagon) must be present. The back seats need to be              complete free and foldable. A nine seater Transpoter is not suitable unless the seats are taken out.

    2 Bikes (Carbon or Aluminum) can not be transportet laying on top of each other!

    Only the front whell is allowed to be taken out for transportation. The back whell needs to stay in to keep the dellareur in a safe and firm                  position. This is the only way to maintain the correct gear setting and the rear derailleur not to be damaged.

    When the bike has to be transported standing, then both wheels must remain attached to the bike.

2. The borrower shall receive the bicycle in a technically flawless and clean condition safe for use in road traffic.
     Defects shall be reported without delay.  Renting a Carbon Racingbike requires experience and proper handling is prerequisite! Damages                 (scratches, paint bursting or damage between pedal arm and frame due to chain jump) will be deducted from the deposit. In case of total loss,         the time value plus loss of rent must be paid. Racingbikes only  be used on paved roades and paths without exception.

3. We only hire our bicycles against presentation of a personal identity card/passport and a deposit see pricelist  in
     cash. This deposit is reimbursed in the event of proper, clean and complete return of the bicycle. Normal cleaning
     is included in the rental price. If a bicycle which is dirty above the standard extent is returned, 10 Euro shall be
     charged for the cleaning. Use of the bicycles in sand is forbidden. 

4. If the borrower has not yet turned 18, bicycles are only provided with the signature of a statutory representative
     or of an adult supervising person.
5. The borrower undertakes to use the bicycle carefully, so that the next borrower is also given a flawless bicycle.
     Damage to the bicycle shall be reported without delay. If repairs which the borrower cannot carry out personally
     become necessary during the time of rental, he must take the bicycle back to the hirer at his own risk and expense.
     SunBikeTours shall assume no expenses for all and any repairs in an outside workshop during the period of rental and must be discussed in             advandced.
6. The rental price and the subsidiary payments shall be made in cash on site.
7. The rental prices valid at the time in question can be seen on our homepage and have been posted in our bike
     shop. The rental prices are understood inclusive of taxes and dues.

8. Upon reservations of bicycles and accessories, a deposit of 50% of the total sum is due 4 Days upon confirmation from 

     SunBikeTours. The information on the transfer to our business account will be sent to you upon reservation confirmation.

     If the reserved date is not fulfilled by the customer, then there will be no refund of the deposit paid.

 9. For cancallations up to 28 days or more prior to the reserved date,  a 20% processing fee will be deducted from the total rental costs.                       Cansallations made less than 28 days prior to the reserved date, will not be refunded.

     No money shall be reimbursed if the rental is cancelled, e.g. due to bad weather, illness, reluctance or for other reasons.

10. Extension of the rental is only possible by agreement with SunBikeTours.
11. The hirer reserves the right to terminate the contractual relationship prematurely and to demand return at any
      time without reimbursement of the rental if the bicycle is used improperly.
12. Experience in use of the click pedals and shoes is presupposed and is exclusively at your own risk.
13. The duty to wear a helmet on bicycles hired by SunBikeTours exists as a matter of principle. We request that all
     borrowers wear a helmet as protection against head injuries and comply with the provisions of the Portuguese
     highway code.
14. A rental day consists 8h from 9am until  5pm. For a early start, the bike can be given out the evening prior to the first

      rental day (see mark 16). If the bicycle is not returned by the end of the rental time, we reserve the right to charge an

      additional total daily rental.
15. SunBikeTours shall not be liable for damage incurred by the borrower or third parties as a result of the use. The
     use and the sporting activity or participation in guided tours and training with the bicycle shall be at your own risk.
     Participation in sporting events shall only be admissible with express written consent from SunBikeTours.
     SunBikeTours expressly rejects any claim to recourse.
16. Theft of the bicycle is not insured. Damage to the bicycle from negligence or wilful damage shall be borne by
      the borrower personally to the complete extent and are not insured.
17. The borrower undertakes always to lock the bicycle up with a bikelock. At night, the bicycle must be kept in a
      secured, lockable room (Roadbikes must be locked in secured Rooms without exception). If the bicycle is lost, the borrower must                                reimburse the re-procurement value of the bicycle as well as a lump-sum for loss of rental to the amount of two weekly rentals, charged                  according to the valid rental prices for the following  incident of damage.
18. Place of performance and place of  jurisdiction for both parties shall be Alvor/Portimao, Portugal.
19. Our General Terms and Conditions of Business shall apply exclusively.