CODE OF CONDUCT

MEMBERS

  • All club members must conduct themselves in a professional manner at all cycling and non-cycling events as you are representing the Lake City Cycling Club and our sponsors.
  • Welcome new members by offering your support and encouragement to create a positive, fun, and inclusive environment for all cyclists.
  • Be a good role model for other riders and a good ambassador for cycling. Be respectful of others on the road, especially motorists, pedestrians, and other cyclists.
  • Obey all traffic signs, regulations, and rules of the road as outlined by local authorities while riding as an individual, or on group rides.
  • Use the appropriate hand signals and safe riding skills during all group rides.
  • Abide by the rules and bylaws as outlined by Cycling BC, or any other relevant cycling
  • associations.
  • No Tri-bars. Certified cycling helmets are mandatory. Road bikes must be in safe working condition.
  • Refrain from any behaviour that could be considered offensive, abusive, racist, sexist,degrading, or malicious towards any individual, or group. Refrain from using profane, insulting, or offensive language or gestures.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT

  • Being 19 yrs old (unless we have parental consent)
  • Having a road bike
  • Being able to ride with 4 or more people
  • Being able to ride at least one hour and sustain a pace of 21 km/h on a flat road

Cycling is fun, display good sportsmanship at all times.


EMERGENCY PLAN

INJURY MANAGEMENT GUIDLEINE *

RED:

Leave helmet on. Limit movement of body or neck. Call 911.

YELLOW:

Ride is over. Call for vehicle (911 or emergency contact)

GREEN:

Try to ride. Monitory situation

INJURED RIDER ASSESSMENT

Not alert RED Suspected neck injury RED Major body injury/can't get up RED Alert, possible concussion YELLOW Something hurts, not right YELLOW Everything seems OK GREEN

CONCUSSION SYMPTOMS

  • Any loss of consciousness
  • Any confusion or memory loss
  • Headache or dizziness
  • Helemet damage or facial injury
  • Irritability/ personality change
  • Difficulty with balance/ coordination
  • Blank or vacant look

ORIENTING QUESTIONS

  • Can you explain what happend?
  • What day is it? Where are we now?
  • Describe detauls of ride from the start

CRASH SCENE MANAGEMENT

  1. "Get off the road!"
  2. Assign traffic controller
  3. Designate assitant(s) to help with assessment and phone calls
  4. Indentify and classify injured riders