MOTORCYCLE TOURS

TERMS OF PARTICIPATION

Motorcycle Tours | Terms of Participation


Our Adventure Tours are organized by the experienced staff of Mythical Routes. Always remember that this is not a sporting event or a competition race or rally. Mythical Routes cannot be held responsible for delays, modifications, partial or total cancellations, restrictions imposed by local, departmental and regional authorities, or by serious climatic or external events (strikes, attacks, war, etc.). Mythical Routes is covered in civil liability for this event, but it is important to clarify that all participants (whoever they may be) are covered by their insurance.

1. Participation requirements

  1. The minimum participation age is 18 years if riding your own motorcycle or 25 years if renting a motorcycle.
  2. All participants must have a valid motorcycle license (for a minimum of 2 years if renting a motorcycle) and have the legal administrative documents concerning their vehicles.
  3. The registration is name specific, non-transferable, and not exchangeable (whether it is between people or between tours).

2. Own-vehicle requirements

  1. Except for vehicles of the organization, our Adventure Tours are not open to motorized vehicles with more than 2 wheels.
  2. Our routes use sections of unpaved roads and are designed for dual-sport and adventure motorcycles with a recommended cylinder capacity greater than 600cc and with a minimum fuel range of 200km.
  3. If riding your own motorcycle, it must be equipped with DOT-approved adventure tires. You must be equipped with spare tubes and tools in the event of a flat tire (even motorcycles with tubeless tires). The organization, tour guides, and crew are not responsible for fixing flats of caring spares or tools for this purpose.
  4. Our routes also use lanes open to traffic, so if riding your own motorcycle, it must be fully compliant with the regulations in force, particularly about noise and the presence of mirrors, turn signals, license plate standards, etc.

3. Rider compliance with regulations

  1. All riders must have their valid identification documents and EU valid motorcycle Driving License (or International Licence for US citizens).
  2. All riders must be insured in Civil Liability, have the assistance included in their motorcycle insurance contract, and ride in compliance with the national Highway Codes.
  3. All riders must be equipped with ECE approved riding gear (helmet, gloves, jacket, pants, boots).

4. Image rights

Mythical Routes uses professional video and photography agents and uses the images obtained for its communication. Also, journalists may be present to cover the event and publish reports on various media. By registering, the participants accept without compensation of possibly appearing in the various videos and photos relating to Mythical Routes.

 Disclaimer Form (Agreement for Participation)


1. I agree that I am fully aware of the perils and fully accept responsibility for all risks entailed with motorcycle riding and I further agree that on Adventure Tours with Mythical Routes risks or dangers can’t be excluded, even with the highest diligence from Mythical Routes (hereinafter the “Company”). There are additional dangers and risks, including the following:

  1. The danger of damage caused by the negligence or incompetence of other riders and their failure to control their motorcycle as well as the incapability of riding a motorcycle off-road, sometimes even in heavy terrain, as there is a high possibility of damage or accident.
  2. The danger related to or arising from range exercises, natural or manmade conditions, wildlife, domestic animals, vehicular traffic, injury or death from falling, hitting manmade or natural obstacles such as trees or rocks, getting lost, and being exposed to the elements.
  3. There are trails of scaled difficulty from areas that are consisted of deep canyons and narrow passes, sharp rocks, trees, holes and indentations, walls and relics, and further, to hazardous soil, which may be difficult to spot at once.
  4. Communication is difficult in some areas especially in rocky or mountain areas so contact could be lost for short periods.
  5. The weather conditions can be extreme or change quickly and radically and sometimes may be unpredictable. The dangers under these riding conditions are part of our Tours.
  6. If the Client causes the motorbike to be retained or embargoed, all costs will be payable by the Client, including any losses to the Company whilst the motorbike is immobilized.
  7. All fines, judicial costs, etc., derived from any form of traffic infraction or other, which are against the motorbike, the Company or the Client, and caused by the Client during the period of this contract, will be payable by the Client except when caused by the Company.

2. I clearly understand, acknowledge, and accept that if I am injured or incapacitated during the ride, it may be difficult or impossible to get required medical attention or transportation to me in time to avoid physical injury or even death.

3. I accept all these dangers and risks on the tours with and particularly the risk of injury, demise, damage, or loss of property.

4. Any liability of Mythical Routes or the tour guides is excluded for material damage or damage to others, if caused by myself, except if these damages are covered by the liability insurance prescribed by the regulations. In any case, the scope of the claim is limited to the extent of the insurance cover in the precise cause.

5. I clearly understand, acknowledge, and accept that insurance coverage does not apply to dirt roads (gravel roads) and off-road riding.

6. I accept in any case to not to prosecute Mythical Routes or the tour guides and staff.

7. It’s solely my duty to certify, that I have the necessary background, skills, and ability on an adequate level to manage the trails and routes following the tour guides. I am cognizant of the specific dangers and risks on the tours and I participate in my own risk.

8. I agree to wear and use full personal protective equipment during riding.

9. I further agree to abide by all rules and instructions given to me verbally or in writing by Mythical Routes representatives. I knowingly assume full responsibility for the consequences, good or bad, of attempting any training activity, including but not limited to riding, drills, maneuvers, trail rides, or tests of any sort.

10. I agree to provide sufficient insurance to cover any potential property damage or bodily harm that I may cause to myself or others and promise to maintain such insurance throughout my stay.

11. The liability of Mythical Routes and their partners and staff on behalf of damages that I may sustain during the tour is limited on the package of the tour price, under the condition that the damage is caused.

12. It is further understood and agreed that I hereby expressly and irrevocably waive all legal, administrative, or equitable causes of action of any sort against Mythical Routes I agree that such waiver binds myself and my family, and any all others who make claims on my behalf.

13. I hereby agreed that Mythical Routes may use my name and address as well as all photos, films, and other images for marketing purposes, which is possible to be taken during the entire tour.

14. I agree to not operate any motorcycles or other equipment, fixed or movable until I fully and completely understand all operational features and safety regulations and precautions. The motorbike must be in the same condition at the time of collection as it was at the time of delivery.

15. I further agree not to operate Mythical Routes equipment if I am under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or anything else that could impair my faculties and judgment.

Motorcycle Rental Terms


  1. All motorcycle booking arrangments require a non-refundable 50% Down Payment.
  2. All motorcycles require a refundable Warranty Damage Deposit up to €2000 (depending on model) before departure. Greek POS systems are compatible with either Visa or Mastercard credit cards. For more information, please enquire.
  3. Rider must be over 25 years old and holder of an EU or Internation Drivers license for over 2 years. US citizens must provide an Internation Driver license since US licenses are not valid for insurance purposes inside the European Union.
  4. Motorcycles used for mixed/off-road routes are not covered by any insurance under the Greek law. If riding on any unpaved roads, self-guided or guided tour, the rider is entirely responsible for any damage caused on the motorcycle.
  5. All motorcycles are maintained and serviced by authorized dealers only. Mythical Routes and the tour guides are not responsible for any unpredicted vehicle mechanical breakdown of such motorcycles during a self-guided or guided tour.
  6. In the event of an unpredicted vehicle mechanical breakdown, while riding off-road during a self-guided or guided tour, the client (rider) is obliged to move the vehicle to a paved road where it can be picked up by the roadside assistance or by the organization company. If such a motorcycle is abandoned in unpaved routes, forest roads, or single trails, the client will be charged with additional Off-road Recovery Services up to €5000, depending upon recovery difficulty and hazard.
  7. All off-road aftermarket accessories installed on our motorcycles are EU/TUV safety-approved by the company that produces them. We do not use products that do not comply with EU/TUV safety regulations, but Mythical Routes is not responsible for testing such claims.
  8. All motorcycles are delivered with a full tank. All motorcycles are expected to return with a full tank, or the client will be charged a €40 cost for Refueling Service.

Payment


Payment is made through the means of payment offered on the website www.mythicalroutes.com. Payment by wire transfer (Offline Payment / Βank Transfer) must be made within 7 days after sending the online registration form. This time passed, the registration is canceled, and the place is made available again.

Cancellation Policy


In case of cancellation by the participant, after full payment of each tour and whatever the reason:

  • 7 – 8 weeks before departure by Client – 50% refund.
  • 4 – 7 weeks before departure by Client – 40% refund.
  • 2 – 4 weeks before departure by Client – 25% refund.
  • 0 – 2 weeks before departure by Client – no refund.

In case of cancellation, we will refund the amount to the client’s bank account. Down payments are not refundable and we will only return the percentage of the total amount paid for each package. Transfer fees may apply and differ in each Bank. Our company holds no responsibility in this matter. In the case of total cancellation by Mythical Routes, all the amount collected will be refunded. Mythical Routes is not responsible for cancellations caused by third party rally/event organizers (KTM Adventure Rally, etc.)