Congratulations to all of the 2017 Ward Tour riders!
The Ward Tour had over 2,000 participants, and the rain held off just long enough that we made it through the ride without getting soaked this year. That must mean that next year's ride will have only sunshine! Thank you to everyone who came out to ride and made this year's event so successful. We will post photos and links to event coverage as we get them, and we look forward to seeing you again next June for the 2018 ride!
Ward Tour Registration
The 2017 Ward Tour & Festival will take place on Sunday June 4th
Online pre-registration for the 2017 Jersey City Ward Tour is now CLOSED!
We will offer limited in-person registration at the start at City Hall on Sunday, starting at 9:00 a.m. Please arrive by 9:30 to give us time to process your registration. We can’t guarantee you will get registered in time to ride, so the earlier you arrive, the better chance you have!
Please check for updates in the morning via email, or here: http://www.twitter.com/bikejc
Then join us at City Hall Plaza, 280 Grove St. @ Montgomery, and check in to get your rider bib 9–10:30; the earlier the better!
Please bring your bike, a helmet (required), and money for food and drinks at the Festival.
Also, please bring a lock so you can lock up at the Festival.
There is limited morning-of registration.
You must read and agree to the following waiver in order to participate
READ THIS DOCUMENT COMPLETELY. ITS EFFECT IS TO RELEASE Bike JC, its volunteers, JCPD and the City of Jersey City, FROM ANY LIABILITY RESULTING FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE ACTIVITIES DESCRIBED BELOW, AND TO WAIVE ALL CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES OR LOSSES AGAINST Bike JC, its volunteers, JCPD and the City of Jersey City, WHICH MAY ARISE FROM SUCH ACTIVITIES EVEN IF THEY RESULT FROM SUCH NEGLIGENCE.
I, the undersigned (hereinafter “Participant”) accept exercising my own free choice to participate voluntarily in these activities, and promising to take due care during such participation, I accept full responsibility for the care and use of personal equipment. I understand that bicycling is a hazardous activity. I understand that the sport of bicycling and the use of bike equipment involve a risk of serious bodily injury, or death, as a result of accidents, equipment failures, or other causes.
I hereby agree to freely and expressly assume and accept any risks and all injury to myself, my personal property, and any others injured or damaged as a result of my use of this equipment. I understand that bicycle protective gear such as helmets and gloves are recommended, but they do not eliminate the risk of injury in the event of an accident.
Further I hereby indemnify and hold harmless, Bike JC, its volunteers, JCPD and the City of Jersey City, employees, and any other persons or entities acting on their behalf, and the successors and assigns for any and all of the aforementioned persons and entities, against any and all claims, demands, and causes of action whatsoever, whether presently known or unknown, of any person who suffers any injury, disability, death or other harm, to person or property or both, as a result of my participation in this bicycle parade.
I agree to follow all laws pertaining to the riding of a bicycle pursuant to all state and local laws and the rules and regulations pertaining to bicycles. I agree that I am solely responsible and will not hold Bike JC, its volunteers, JCPD and the City of Jersey City, liable for any fines incurred by me for violations while riding a bicycle. This document constitutes the final and entire agreement between Bike JC, its volunteers, JCPD and the City of Jersey City, and the undersigned.
THERE IS NO WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.