We like BICYCLE BUDDY better but the spiders on the world Wide Web prefers Cycle Buddy
Start riding with a Cycle buddy after your training, or just to get out and ride!
Fill Out your Cycle Buddy Form Below! We look forward to seeing you soon!
PAYMENT/REFUNDS: A 3.5% charge applies for ALL refunds
Why Cycle Buddy?
Not sure where to go, how to get involved, Become a part of our Cycle Buddy network!
How it works:
When you fill out your Cycle Buddy form, it goes into a database along with other cyclists, that would love to ride too! We look to match you up with one or more cyclists and a Cycle Buddy Trainer!
A CB Trainer, will help you improve your cycling skills
What happens if you cant find a match?
Be patient and optimistic, Life is full of surprises!
If we don't get you matched up within a short time , you can rely on your Cycle Buddy trainer.
If your confident and skilled enough, maybe you should set your goals to become a Cycle Buddy Volunteer Trainer (CBVT)! Fill out the CBVT form (see below).
What's my Cost to sign up? There is none! There's only a cost when you decide to join in a ride.
How much will it cost to participate in a ride?
The duration and travelling distance to the meeting place will determine the cost, for the CB Trainer (CBVT). The benefit is that every Cycle Buddy contributes towards the cost of the Trainer. The average charge is $135/Cycle Buddy to participate in a ride.
If my Cycle Buddy doesn't show up, do I have to pay additional charges to compensate the CB Trainer (CBVT)?
NO , In most cases (98% of the time). If the other Cycle buddy(s) doesn't show up, they forfeits there ride and what they paid goes towards the cost of the session.
Once each member (CB) makes payment there is no refunds. It's each persons responsibility to arrive on time on location for the ride.
What if I don't have a bicycle?
You can opt to bring your own bicycle or rent one of ours, in which your CB Trainer will supply and set up your rental bicycle, for you. All you have to do is show up, and ride.
If I'm going to be running late, what happens?
Please let your CB Trainer know as soon as possible! Communication is key! We leave that decision up your CB Trainer. Your CB trainer decides whether the ride goes out with or without you.
Your CB trainer will be in contact with everyone participating in the ride, via TEXT MESSAGING or by phone, if he doesn't get a hold of you, its your responsibility to get in touch with him. Once you fill in the CB form and payment has been recieved, You will be provided all the details, prior to the ride.
Do you enjoy cycling? A lot!
Would you like to become a Cycle Buddy Volunteer trainer (CBVT) in your area!
Becoming a Cycle Buddy Volunteer Trainer (CBVT). Becoming a CBVT is the first stage to becoming a Born To ride Bicycle Trainer.
Fill in our CBVT form and we'll get in contact you with more information.
What are the perks of becoming a Cycle Buddy VOLENTEER Trainer (CBVT) ?
We maintain a fleet of 80 Specialized and Giant brand Bicycles. As a CBVT you have access to a wide range of bicycles for each CB training session. But, in using them, you are responsible to maintain and clean what you use, and return them with the rest of the fleet. In using our bicycles, there is a mandatory cleaning deposit (refer to our Bicycle rental page).
Can I use my own bicycle? Yes, you can use your own bicycle, but it must be inspected. Send us pics and details of what you want to use to ride. send to: firstname.lastname@example.org PRINT in Subject: " NAME " " CBVT My own Bicycle"
What qualifications do I need to become a Cycle Buddy Volunteer Trainer?
There will be times when you will, make a judgement call;
Will I get any training? Yes, there will be plenty of opportunities to learn from those more experienced than you.
Do I get any form of dollar amount of compensation for my training?
YES, We compensate you for your mileage and other perks as a volunteer, which you will here about, once you apply to be a CBVT form.
Am I an employee of Born To Ride Bicycle? No, you are recognized as a volunteer,
What's my future to become an employee for Born To Bicycle? We will have future positions in mind for our volunteers.
We will recruit:
Would you like to become a Bicycle Buddy Volunteer Trainer (BBVT) in your area!
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