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Money Creek Haven

18502 County 26

Houston, MN 55943

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This mini rally is a pay your own way event. It is open to both members and non-members. The rally is an overnight ride out to Houston, MN the weekend of May 3rd. We are going to ride up Friday morning, camp out at a cabin/campground, ride the area Saturday and head home Sunday morning.

We'll meet Friday morning May 3rd at the Craig Woods Executive Golf Club parking lot at the intersection of 176 and 47 in Crystal Lake. Everyone should have topped off their gas tanks. There will be a rider's briefing at 8:30 am with kickstands up at 9:00 Sharp. It is a 257 miles and 6-7 hours via the scenic route, mostly in the Driftless region.

We will be camping at Money Creek Haven. https://moneycreekhaven.com They offer both tent camping and cabin rooms. It is located in the Minnesota Memorial Hardwood State Forest.

Below is a link to the Saturday ride route.

https://driftlessroadadventures.com site to plan a route works out well. They have a ride that goes right through Money Creek. https://driftlessroadadventures.com/route-index/highway-16-route/ It's about a 250 mile loop. It looks like a lot of fun.

We could head out on the Saturday ride @ 9:00 am or so. There are a lot of points of interest along the route. So this would put us back at Money Creek Haven @ mid to late afternoon, depending on how much time we spend on points of interest.

Saturday night would be a campfire kinda night and we would head back Sunday morning.


EVENT REGISTRATION/RELEASE FORM

MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT WAIVER, RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY AND ASSIGNMENT OF CLAIMS

As consideration for being allowed to participate in the event(s) described below I agree:

  1. I acknowledge that motorcycle activity is a potentially hazardous activity which can be a test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to, those caused by terrain, facilities, temperature, weather, condition of riders equipment, vehicular traffic, actions of other people including, but not limited to organizers, participants, volunteers, spectators, agents, Chicago Region BMW Owners Association (CRBMWOA) and its officers, directors and employees. These risks are not only inherent to riders, but are also present for passengers, spectators and volunteers. I hereby assume all of the risks of participating, viewing and/or volunteering in this event. I realize that liability may arise from negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or entities organizing or conducting this event and hereby release them of all possible liability. I certify I am at least 18 years old. I promise not to sue and agree to pay all court costs and all attorney fees that result from my action, civil or otherwise.
  2. I certify that I am physically fit with no known physical or mental impairment and have prepared for participation in the event(s). I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability form will be used by the event holders, sponsors and organizers of the event(s), in which I may participate and that it will govern my actions and responsibilities at said events. I certify that I am not under the influence of any narcotic, alcohol or other drug that may impair my understanding or judgment and that I will not at any time during the event(s) operate my motorcycle under the influence of any narcotic, alcohol or drug. I certify that I have fully adequate insurance to cover all medical claims, the motorcycle and any other equipment and any damage or liability I may ultimately be found responsible for, during all travel to the point of my entry into the Ride, the Ride, the period between the end of the Ride and CRBMWOA, the period of CRBMWOA and my return to my final destination. I further certify that I have all the insurance required by law and I am licensed and competent to operate a motorcycle in a safe manner and my license has all motorcycle endorsements or certificates required by my state of residence.
  3. In consideration of my being permitted to participate in this event, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows: (A) Waive, Release and Discharge from any and all liability for my death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft or actions of any kind which may hereafter accrue to me during the event or during my traveling to and from this event, THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: CRBMWOA, officers, directors, employees, ride organizers, sponsors, representatives, agents, volunteers and (B) indemnify and Hold Harmless the entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made by other individuals or entities as a result of any of my actions during this event.
    Accordingly, I do hereby release and discharge CRBMWOA its officers, directors employees, ride organizers, sponsors, representatives and agents, and their officers, agents and its employees from all claims, demands, and causes of action of every kind whatsoever for any death, damages and /or injuries which may result from my participation in this event. This shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law.
  4. I hereby consent to receive medical treatment, which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident and or illnesses during the event(s). I agree to pay for any and all costs related to medical response, treatment and transport on my behalf.
  5. I certify I will wear the personal protective equipment while operating my motorcycle at this event that is or may be required by the United States and/or any state in which my participation occurs and that my motorcycle and all required personal protective equipment are in safe operational condition. I agree to abide by the directions/rules given by the organizers of this event and understand that my privilege to ride may be removed without refund if I am in violation of the rules set forth or acting/performing in an unsafe manner, or any manner disruptive to the operation of the event(s).
  6. I agree to pay for all expenses (including, but not limited to lodging, food, beverages, gasoline, oil, repairs and maintenance and any other costs or expense I may incur) intending that CRBMWOA shall be totally free of such costs and expense.
  7. As additional consideration for being allowed to participate in the event(s)described below, I hereby assign to CRBMWOA any claim I have or might have, in contract or in tort in any way, shape, form or fashion arising out of its action, the actions of other riders or anyone that participates in or comes in contact with participants in the event(s). This assignment is intended by all parties to be a full and complete assignment of any claim I have against CRBMWOA and its officers, directors, employees, ride organizers, sponsors, volunteers, representatives and agents, or may have against entities and individuals listed in this paragraph whether directly or through third parties. The intent of the parties is that CRBMWOA, officers, directors, employees, ride organizers, sponsors, volunteers, representatives and agents shall be liability free with regard to anything in any way connected with the event.
  8. I hereby release CRBMWOA from any and all claims based upon or arising out of the use, reproduction, distribution, display or performance of all or any part of the photographs or recording, or any derivative thereof, including any claim of invasion of privacy or right of publicity.

*By registering for the event, I hereby certify that I have read and agree to all eight (8) points of this Waiver, Release and Assignment of Claims in its entirety. Furthermore, I certify that my completed event registration indicates that I fully understand and agree to this Waiver, Release, and Assignment of Claims in its entirety.

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