Event Policies

Note to Riders

The SCFW reserves the right, without the refund of any portion of the entry fee, to refuse admission to or eject any person(s) whose conduct is deemed to be disorderly or who fails to comply with these or other event rules. Any violation of these rules by riders may result in removal from the event and any future events.

Cancellations & Refunds

Fees are nonrefundable. In the event that you cannot participate in the ride for a medical reason, you may defer your registration for up to one year. A doctor’s note is required for registration deferment. Rider will have to notify SCFW in writing of a deferment request at least two days before the event takes place . You can email your deferment request and doctor’s note to webmaster@spacecoastfreewheelers.com. Registrations may only be deffered for up to one year, and are non-transferable.

Nonattendance

If you are unable to attend the event please refer to the cancellation & refund policy above.  Furthermore, we cannot ship you your registration packet or shirt if you cannot pickup it up during the specified times.

Rider Number

The rider number must be attached to the rider’s back on the outer layer with provided safety pins. Be sure to provide us with your emergency information.  The rider number is required for access to the rest stops.

Leave No Trace

Do your part to prevent littering, defacement and other forms of pollution so that others may enjoy the the ride just as you have! Please place empty food wrappers in your pocket until you are able to dispose of the waste properly. There are trash bags at each rest stop.

Safety

Safety is the most important component of our events. We insist that you adhere to this safety information for your safety and all other event participants. While we have tried to outline the necessary information for you to have a safe ride, please remember that this event can be dangerous! Be careful, your safety is your responsibility. Ride at your own risk! Safety violaters will be removed from the event and future events.

This is NOT a closed course ride – there will be vehicular traffic on the roads with you! Please be cautious and remember to stay in the right lane at all times. Traffic in the oncoming lane WILL NOT be stopped.

  • HELMETS ARE REQUIRED AND MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES!
  • Be alert and respectful to other riders.
  • Be aware of vehicular traffic. Obey all traffic laws.
  • Reduce downhill speeds.
  • Ride single file and stay to the right at all times.
  • Beware of unexpected wind gusts.
  • Aerobars are cautioned when riding in a paceline.
  • Heed course marshal warnings.
  • Watch for bumpy road conditions. Carry extra tubes, a pump, etc. so you are prepared for hazards.
  • No earphones, iPods, MP3 players, etc.
  • No child carriers.
  • Please be alert and exercise caution at all times on this ride.

Ride smart and remember: Your safety is in your hands.