Code of Conduct
Club100 places the highest importance on providing a safe cycling environment for its members. In addition, it acknowledges that we share the roads with other road users, and therefore needs to encourage courteous cycling in the interests of all concerned. This simple ten point code defines the behaviour we expect from members to promote safe cycling and protect the reputation of our club, sponsors and sport. Continued disregard for its provisions will lead to verbal cautions followed by disciplinary action and possible expulsion from the club.
- We ride responsibly, avoiding any actions that could jeopardize the safety of fellow cyclists - loudly pointing out potential hazards such as approaching vehicles and potholes.
- We respect and are courteous to fellow road or trail users, both vehicles and pedestrians. This means no verbal altercations or obscene gestures, rather a show of gratitude or wave where appropriate.
- We cycle single file where there is no shoulder and two abreast where there is a shoulder.
- We do not trespass on private property (mountain bikers).
- We stop at red traffic lights and stop streets and approach all intersections, including green traffic lights, with caution.
- We do not litter - be it empty energy sachets, punctured tubes or chocolate wrappers. Our mountaineer bikers stick to established trails and attempt to minimize their impact on the environment.
- We never leave club members with a puncture or mechanical fault alone on the side of the road or trail during organised club rides. At least one other club member will stay behind to assist or wait until the back up vehicle arrives (083 Club100). In dangerous areas, or where there has been an accident, the marshal may designate more riders to stay behind. In the event of a medical emergency, help is summoned (084 124) and first aid principles applied.
- We follow the instructions of designated Club100 ride marshals at all times.
- We wear our sponsor’s colours on all organised races and club rides. A form of identification with Personal and Medical Aid details should be worn - This can be critical if unconscious after an accident. The Club recommends wearing an ICE ID band on your wrist whilst riding.
- We are proud to be part of Club100, pay our annual subs on time, look out for fellow club members and participate in Saturday morning breakfasts and other club activities as time permits.