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MEMBERSHIP

What you need to know

Becoming a member of KABC provides ride opportunities throughout Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Beaufort, Ridgeland and the surrounding areas as well across the border in nearby Georgia in six different ride groups.  Each with a different riding pace and distance.  More information on the Ride Groups and our Ride Policies can be found on the Ride Information page

 

KABC Membership includes access to our library of rides on Ride with GPS.  This provides turn by turn navigation of our routes and can be utilized on the Ride with GPS smart phone app or downloaded on to a supported bike computer.

The club hosts Happy Hour social events throughout the year where you can meet up with friends and other members to enjoy time together off the bike.

KABC promotes member participation in many non-KABC ride events throughout the region.  Pedal Hilton Head Island, Bike Bluffton, Cruisin' in the Country (Claxton, GA) to name a few.

We offer Tire Changing Clinics and Ride Leader Training to our members.

Membership runs through the calendar year (Jan 1st - Dec 31st) with scheduled Saturday rides almost every week and recently implemented 'Show-n-Go' mid-week rides on Hilton Head Island and in and around Bluffton.

The club is run by a Board of Directors and many other volunteers that keep the wheels turning day in and day out.  And we are always looking for others to assist in these daily operations.

Still have questions, please go to our Contact Us page and complete the form with the Membership interest.

The Specifics

Membership dues are an annual fee and are not prorated.

We accept credit cards for payment of membership dues on the Membership Application form.

New Members joining KABC between November 1st and December 31st, your membership will be valid until December 31st of the following year.

Current members renewing their membership for the following year during our early-renewal period (November 1st and November 30th) will enjoy a $5 discount on their membership fee.

Below are the Membership Types that are available.

  • New ($40.00) - A new member (not a returning member from the previous year). 

  • New Family ($20.00) - A new member who is registering as an additional family member (Only one per household.  Primary membership must be submitted and confirmed prior to additional family member's registration). 

  • Update (no cost) - Update contact information.

  • Early Renewal ($35.00) - A current member who renews for the following year during the discount period (Nov 1st - Dec 31st).

  • Renewal ($40.00) - A current member who renews for following year after Nov 30th.

  • Renewing Family ($20.00) - A current family member who is registering/renewing as an additional family member (Only one per household.   Primary membership must be submitted and confirmed prior to additional family member's registration). 

Click below to join KABC

The Fine Print

KICKIN” ASPHALT BICYCLE CLUB RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT ("AGREEMENT")

IN CONSIDERATION of being permitted to participate in any way in the “Kickin’ Asphalt Bicycle Club” ("Club") sponsored Bicycling Activities ("Activity") I, for myself, my personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin:

1. ACKNOWLEDGE, agree, and represent that I am over the age of 18.  I understand the nature of Bicycling Activities and that I am qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such Activity. I further acknowledge that the Activity will be conducted over public roads and facilities open to the public during the Activity and upon which the hazards of travelling are to be expected. I further agree and warrant that if at any time I believe conditions to be unsafe, I will immediately discontinue further participation in the Activity.

2. FULLY UNDERSTAND that:
    a. BICYCLING ACTIVITIES INVOLVE RISKS AND DANGERS OF SERIOUS BODILY INJURY, INCLUDING PERMANENT DISABILITY, PARALYSIS AND DEATH ("RISKS");
    b. these Risks and dangers may be caused by my own actions, or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in the Activity, the condition in which the Activity takes place, or THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE "RELEASEES" NAMED BELOW
    c. there may be OTHER RISKS AND SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC LOSSES either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time; and I FULLY ACCEPT AND ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSSES, COSTS, AND DAMAGES I incur as a result of my participation in the Activity.

3. HEREBY RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the Club, their respective administrators, directors, agents, officers, members, volunteers, and employees, other participants, any sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises on which the Activity takes place, (each considered one of the

"RELEASEES" herein) FROM ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES ON MY ACCOUNT CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE "RELEASEES" OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING NEGLIGENT RESCUE OPERATIONS; AND I FURTHER AGREE that if, despite this RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT I, or anyone on my behalf, makes a claim against any of the Releases, I WILL INDEMNIFY, SAVE, AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH OF THE RELEASEES from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur as the result of such claim.

I HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY MY AGREEMENT, AND HAVE DONE THIS FREELY AND WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT OR ASSURANCE OF ANY NATURE AND INTEND IT TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW AND AGREE THAT IF ANY PORTION OF THIS AGREEMENT IS HELD TO BE INVALID, THE BALANCE, NOTWITHSTANDING, SHALL CONTINUE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.

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