General Terms and
(Based on German case law)
Only persons above the age of 16 who can present a valid
European ID card or a valid passport can become contractual
partners of the lessor.
Persons below the age of 16 can only hire a bike if they
are accompanied by a full-aged supervisor. This person then
becomes the lessor's contractual partner.
The lessor is entitled to demand a cash bond from the tenant
before handing out the bike. All payments are due upon the
conclusion of the contract.
In case of an early return of the bike a partial rent will
not be refunded.
The agreed rental period may only be overrun with the previous
approval of the rental station.
If the rental period is overrun without notification, a
supplement of 10.00€ per day is charged in addition
to the regular rent. If the rental station is not given
notice until 48 hours after the agreed time of return, the
rental station will report to the police.
In case of reservation, a right to withdraw from the contract
does only exist if the tenant calls or informs the rental
station in person. If the tenant makes use of his right
of withdrawal he or she is obligated to compensate the lessor
with an expense allowance. The allowance is calculated as
follows:Withdrawal more than seven days before the rental
period -10% of total sum; min. 10,- €
Withdrawal within 48 hours before the rental period -50%
The tenant uses the rental property exclusively at his or
her own risk.
The rental station is only liable for deliberate action
and gross negligence.
We are not answerable for delays we are not responsible
for (such as traffic jams, road closures or accidents).
We do not accept liability for damage resulting from a mishap.
Potential minor mishaps (e.g. flat tyres) have to be considered
as usual and remain the tenant's risk.
The tenant is liable to the rental station for the rental
property he was ceded for use and in case of theft or damage
has to pay the original price plus any assembly costs and
The tenant's liability does also include costs covering
expert consultations, decrease in value or loss of rent.
Duties of the tenant
By signing the contract the tenant confirms receiving the
rental property in a flawless and undamaged state.
The tenant declares that he or she knows how to handle the
items left to him or her.
The bike must be returned in the very same state in which
it was handed out.
In order to prevent damages, the tenant has to follow all
the regulations and technical rules applicable.
The use on paths off the beaten trails for sporting competitions
as well as subletting are forbidden without the prior written
consent of the rental station.
The rental property has to be treated with care and must
be secured against theft. While not being used the bike
has to be secured with a lock and attached to fast objects
(e.g. fences, poles, etc.) in a reasonable manner.
In case of theft or accidents including other traffic participants,the
tenant is obligated to file charges with the police and
inform the rental station immediately. The police report
and a detailed written damage report has to be handed over
to the rental station promptly.
If upon the return of the bike any of the accessories which
the tenant was handed out are not returned an appropriate
compensation will be charged.
Only with the prior consultation of the lessor and a calculation
of the returing costs a different place of return can be
When the rental property is returned the tenant has to bring
his copy of the contract.
The bikes must be returned in a clean state; against a payment
of at least 7.00€ per bike the cleaning can also be
undertaken by the lessor.
The lessor points out that mountain bikes are not designated
for the use in public road traffic.
The tenant agrees that the rental station may electronically
store and process his or her personal data for its own purposes.
The tenant's data will not be passed on to third parties.
Should any of the regulations listed above not be legally
valid, the residual ones remain unaffected.
The place of jurisdication is Freiburg im Breisgau.
Effective Juli 2015