IFRD Terms & Conditions

By ticking 'agree', you agree to the following terms and conditions:

International Female Ride Day 2023 is an initiative promoted by Merla Moto.

All subscribers of Merla Moto and International Female Ride Day 2023, who agrees that they will participate in International Female Ride Day initiative will do so at their own risk, acknowledging the risks associated with riding a motorcycle as driver or passenger on a public road.

It is expressly acknowledged that Merla Moto and anyone involved in the organising of International Female Ride Day (IFRD) does not expect, arrange for, or suggest that any subscriber of Merla Moto or any other person however connected to a subscriber of Merla Moto should ride their motorcycle at any particular time or in any circumstances. Any decision by a subscriber or by any person connected with a subscriber who elects to ride a motorcycle on any day at any time and for any reason is solely responsible for adhering to their local state or province road rules, and must be appropriately licenced and registered to ride their motorcycle within their local jurisdiction.

To the fullest extent possible, under the laws of Australia and the jurisdiction of New South Wales, as a subscriber to MERLA MOTO & IFRD you agree that by participating in The MERLA MOTO & IFRD initiative you release, discharge and agree not to sue any parties participating, including its employees, agents and/or volunteers, contractors and beneficiary charities from any and all losses, liabilities, costs, claims and causes of action including, but not limited to any accident, any personal injury, death or property loss or any other foreseeable consequence resulting directly or indirectly from or in any manner arising out of, or in connection with your participation in MERLA MOTO & IFRD initiative.

You further acknowledge that any beneficiary charity to which donations are made by subscribers to MERLA MOTO & IFRD has no role in or responsibility for organising, operating or controlling the initiatives and activities of The IFRD ride.

You understand that riding a motorcycle involves risks that may cause various injuries and that such injuries may result in death or serious disability. You also understand that riding a motorcycle is physically demanding and that in susceptible people riding a motorcycle may induce additional risks.

You acknowledge that that there are key risks that may be associated with participating in any motorcycle ride at any time and for any reason include the risks of injury arising from;

1. Failing to adhere to entry criteria.

2. The malfunction of a motorcycle resulting in an incident or accident.

3. Failing to wear appropriate personal protective equipment or wearing inappropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

4. Any collision with another vehicle or with any stationary object.

5. Any accident caused by riding a motorcycle in unsuitable, inclement or dangerous weather conditions.

6. Riding a motorcycle while intoxicated through the consumption of any substance resulting in an accident or incident.

7. Riding a motorcycle at a speed that it inappropriate or dangerous for the road conditions cycle or otherwise exceeding the speed limit applicable to the road in the jurisdiction or altering your speed where you are riding a motorcycle whether to reduce the distance between your motorcycle and another motorcycle rider or for any other reason.

8. Deliberate or unexpected incursion by motorists into the road where you are riding a motorcycle or into a group of riders of which you are one.

9. Inadequate parking at start, finish and stop locations.

10. Local law enforcement canceling the ride

11. Excessive sun exposure resulting in dehydration, fatigue and sunburn

By participating in IFRD on 6th of May 2023, I hereby release MERLA MOTO & IFRD to its officers, employees, agents and/or volunteers, contractors and beneficiary charities and any other persons involved in or associated with the IFRD from any suit, demand, action or claim for compensation whether for personal injury or damage to property arising from my riding of a motorcycle.

I am legally eligible, competent and proficient in riding a motorcycle.

I am aged 18 years or over and am legally competent to sign this agreement.

If I wish to proceed with riding a motorcycle for any reason whatsoever whether that reason is motivated by or associated with MERLA MOTO & IFRD that I do so entirely at my own risk of injury or bodily harm to myself or my passenger.

I will provide suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) for my passenger and myself in full accordance with state legislation, reducing the consequences of personal injury as a result of an accident.

I understand all the local road rules and will follow them ensuring that I ride in the safest manner and consider the safety of others around me.

In the event of an accident, I will stop and offer assistance and call the relevant emergency services to ensure the safety and well being of those involved.

Media Consent
I acknowledge, that as a participant in MERLA MOTO & IFRD, and as the event is one of a public nature, I may be photographed or videographed during the day of the event. By participating, you give express permission for your photos to be shared across all MERLA MOTO channels, MERLA MOTO partner channels and media organisations. However, if you do wish to have a photo removed from our channels please email hello@merlamoto.com

I also agree to marketing content from Merla Moto, Forcite, Fonz & Skraam.