Registration is subject to the acceptance of the Rules and Regulations contained herein and compliance with any additional governmental/regulatory directives that may be imposed upon Ride for Rations 2024 (“the event”).

Hereinafter, “Bike Aid” refers to Bike-Aid (Singapore).

Section 1: General Rules

  1. RfR2024 is a fundraising event organised by Bike-Aid (Singapore) (“Bike Aid”) in collaboration with Sunlove Abode for Intellectually Infirmed Ltd (“Sunlove”).
  2. Fundraising by participants is mandatory and a prerequisite for participation.
    1. Participants must raise a minimum sum of SGD500 in order to participate in RfR2024.
    2. The minimum sum of SGD500 must be raised by 10 August 2024.
    3. Participants must demonstrate commitment to the fundraising effort, failing which they will be withdrawn from RfR2024 without any refund of the registration fee. The registration fee in this case, will be donated to Sunlove nett of expenses incurred up to the date of withdrawal.
    4. The above mandatory fundraising requirement applies equally to participants whose registration fee is paid for by their organisation or whose organisation is a corporate donor/sponsor.
      1. In the case where a corporate sponsor creates a fundraising page online for its participants in RfR2024, the total amount raised through this fundraising page must correspond with the minimum expected fundraising amount per participant stated above. Specifically: number of riders x SGD500 .
    5. Participants who assist in raising funds from corporations or organisations can contact Bike Aid; funds raised successfully through this effort will be attributed to their fundraising commitment.
  3. There are two editions of Ride for Rations 2024 (“RfR2024”):
    1. Melaka – Singapore edition is a two-day ride that will be held as follows:
      • Day 1: 06 September 2024, Friday
        Travel from Singapore to Melaka by Coach
      • Day 2: 07 September 2024, Saturday
        Ride from Melaka to Batu Pahat (approx. 103km)
      • Day 3: 08 September 2024, Sunday
        Ride from Batu Pahat to Singapore (approx. 145km)
    2. Virtual edition starts on 01 Septembers and ends on 30 September. During this 30 day period, participants may choose to complete 200, 580 or 1,000km of cycling at their own pace, indoors or outdoors. Participation in this edition is subject to the approval of Bike Aid.
  4.  Bike Aid reserves the right to amend or adjust the Rules and Regulations of the Event without prior notice to the participants.
  5. All participants are required to read, comprehend, understand and follow the stipulated Rules and Regulations, event signs and directions, and verbal instructions given to them during the course of the event.
  6. Participants are advised to check our website,, as well as our Bike-Aid (Singapore) & Ride for Rations Facebook pages regularly for any updates or amendments with regards to the event instructions and information.
  7. Bike Aid and related sponsors, officials and other staff, will not be held responsible for the cancellation of the event due to unforeseen circumstances, eg. weather conditions, travel restrictions, or advisories by government, etc.
  8. All participants of the Melaka – Singapore edition are required to attend the pre-event briefing, which is scheduled for Saturday, 24 August 2024.
  9. First time participants are also required to attend a compulsory briefing on the purpose of Ride for Rations, before their registration can be confirmed. This briefing will be conducted at one of the rations distribution venues unless circumstances dictate that it be conducted online.
  10. All participants are encouraged to be involved in the distribution of rations between the months of April and August. This will give participants the opportunity to witness where the funds go to and meet some of the beneficiaries of this fundraising effort.
  11. Participants are responsible for ensuring that they are able and eligible to travel to Malaysia such as  complying with regulations related to Covid-19 safe management measures (e.g. having relevant certification and mobile apps) and customs and immigrations rules (e.g. valid passport, pre-departure documentation and appropriate visa/permits).


Section 2: Participation

  1. Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis, and it is subject to a maximum capacity as determined by Bike Aid.
  2. Bike Aid reserves the right to accept or reject participation in RfR2024.
  3. All participants must be 21 years of age and above for the Melaka – Singapore edition. Participation for those less than 21 years old is subject to the following:
    1. Evaluation of their road cycling competency;
    2. Supervision by an assigned and responsible adult when cycling, preferably the parent or guardian.
  4. All participants must raise funds for the cause as stated in Section 1.
  5. All participants must pay the following registration fees:
    1. Melaka-Singapore edition:
      1. SGD320/- (twin-sharing) or
      2. SGD390/- (single room).
    2. Virtual edition:
      1. SGD30 (T-shirt option);
      2. SGD50 (Jersey option).
    3. Optional additional apparel:
      1. SGD30 (T-shirt option);
      2. SGD50 (Jersey option).
    4. The fees above excludes costs that may arise from the use of the registration portal and/or online payment portal.
    5. Participants must top up additional costs that may arise from new travel measures that may be put in place by the relevant government authorities subsequent to the launch of the registration in 2024, such as, but not limited to, COVID-19 pre-departure and on-arrival tests.
    6. Participants who opt for twin-sharing accommodation in the Melaka – Singapore edition are to note the following
      1. In situations where the assigned room-mate, whether indicated as preferred or otherwise,, is not able to participate in RfR2024, Bike Aid will re-allocate the rooming based on twin-sharing accommodation. If a participant prefers to not have such a change, which would effectively make his/her accommodation a single room accommodation, the participant has to pay the difference in cost between the fees for single and twin-sharing accommodation.
  6. By registering, each participant certifies that he/she is physically and mentally fit to complete the event and does not have any medical (physical or mental) condition whatsoever, which would inhibit his/her completion of the event. Participants must also ensure that they possess a reasonable level of cycling proficiency that will allow them to complete the event successfully and safely, including cycling in groups.
    1. Upon acceptance of registration and up to the commencement of the event, each participant is responsible for ensuring his/her physical readiness for such a demanding ride.
    2. He/She is also responsible to have himself/herself certified at his/her own cost by a qualified and Singapore registered medical doctor that he/she is medically fit for such an event should he/she have medical issues that arise after registration and up to the point of the event.
  7. It is mandatory for first time Ride for Rations participants [cyclist] or others as determined by Bike Aid, to attend a readiness assessment session involving cycling at least 80km on the road, in order to participate in RfR2024. This assessment is likely to be done in July 2024. Alternatively, they may submit data from mobile apps like Strava that demonstrate regular long-distance on-road cycling of at least 100km distance per ride or a cumulative distance of 180 km over 2-3 rides done within a period of 7 days, demonstrating having undertaken these in the month of July 2024. This assessment is to ensure their physical readiness to participate in RfR2024.
  8. Where a participant is withdrawn from the event as a result of not meeting the various requirements for RfR2024 such as but not limited to fundraising, the registration fee will not be refunded. The conditions with regards to registration fee and funds raised will be that of the case where a participant withdraws from RfR2024, details of which are found herein.
  9. Participants are required to adhere to traffic rules and regulations at all times during the event for their safety. They are required to follow instructions and cycle in a single or double paceline as per road traffic rules and regulations, including those governing the use of cycling paths such as the Park Connector (PCN).
  10. Bike Aid reserves the right to disqualify any participant who poses a safety hazard to himself/herself and/or others. He/she will not be allowed to continue and no refunds will be made.
    1. For the Melaka – Singapore edition:
      1. Overtaking of the lead cyclist marshall of the designated group is strictly not allowed as is grabbing of refreshments from support crew whilst cycling.
        1. Participants who choose to ride ahead of their designated group will be deemed to be cognizant of the risks of doing so and the potential delays in receiving response to medical, technical and other emergencies that may arise.
      2. The on the ground decisions made by the RfR2024 support team, including the medical team, and/or Bike Aid during the Melaka – Singapore edition will be binding on the participant. This includes decisions on the participant having to discontinue the ride and board a designated support vehicle.
      3. Participants must comply with the instructions of assigned group cyclist marshall(s)and/or those of the support crew.
      4. Where a participant disregards such instruction(s)/decision(s), the participant shall be deemed a non-RfR2024 participant.
        1. Such participant(s) shall not fall under the necessary organisational support being rendered during the ride.
        2. Such participant(s) will not be allowed to cycle in the RfR2024 Melaka – Singapore pelotons.
        3. Such participant(s) will be responsible for making his/her own arrangements for the remainder of the distance.
        4. The relevant indemnity of organisation agreed upon during registration shall remain binding.
  11. Participants have obligations to themselves and to others to act safely and comply with all Rules and Regulations.


Section 3: Registration

  1. All registration will be done online through the official event website at
  2. Incomplete registration or registrations which contain incorrect or fraudulent information will be deemed invalid and rejected. Such registration will be invalidated without any refunds.
  3. The closing date for registrations is 31 May 2024. In the event that the maximum capacity is reached before the closing date, the online registration portal will be closed.
  4. All participants should receive a confirmation email verifying the successful registration at least one week before the commencement of the event. Additional details can be found on our website.
  5. Participants agree to have any un-utilised registration fees donated to the cause [charity organisation] that RfR2024 is supporting.
  6. Withdrawal of registration/participation:
    1. In cases of withdrawal of participants, there will be no refund of registration fee (For participants who withdraw prior to June 2024, he/she may provide a replacement for his/her place. The replacement shall be subject to all the criteria laid down in the Rules and Regulations. Provision of jersey for the replacement participant is not guaranteed and is subject to the timeline and processes stipulated by the jersey supplier, which is beyond Bike Aid’s control.
    2. All registration fees, less expenses incurred for RfR2024 up to the point of withdrawal in the above condition, will be donated to the cause supported by RfR2024.
    3. Such a participant is responsible for submitting all funds raised up to that point, to Bike Aid.
    4. In the event of cancellation of the event due to unforeseen circumstances such as weather, natural calamities, political unrest, etc, registration fees less expenditure incurred up to the point of the cancellation will be donated to the cause. In this case, the amount shall accrue towards the participant’s fundraising effort.

Section 4: Collection of data

  1. Participants agree and give their consent to Bike Aid to receive, collect, store, access, use and disclose information for the purposes set out below and participants acknowledge that it is reasonable for Bike Aid to so act in relation to such purposes in the given circumstances:
    1. for the purposes of facilitating and/or enabling good governance, record-keeping, administration, research, surveys, analysis, evaluation, risk or other management reasons
    2. for the purposes of facilitating and/or obtaining the required or necessary approvals, permits or licences from, or filings or reportings, or other formalities of whatever nature to or with the relevant authorities or regulators and other parties, in relation to RfR2024, before, during or after RfR2024
    3. for the purpose of obtaining goods and services to support RfR2024
    4. for the purposes of facilitating and/or enabling staff on hand during or after RfR2024 to provide or procure evacuation, transport, medical or hospital treatments and care to participants in the event of accident or illness, and that such Information is not intended to be a waiver (whether in whole or in part) of the terms and conditions of this agreement.
  2. Participants unconditionally grant Bike Aid the right to photograph, film, videotape record and/or otherwise reduce into material form, the participant and further, to use the participant’s name, likeness, pose, voice, statements, appearance (including any performance of any activities), any biographical material concerning the participant and any reproductions or adaptations thereof, and the edit of the same in connection with RfR2024 in whole or in part, without restriction or limitation and for an unlimited number of times, in or through any and all media formats. Participants shall not at any time object to or raise any claim against Bike Aid for usage of the aforesaid.


Section 5: Attire & Safety

  1. For the Melaka – Singapore edition, participants are required to wear the event jersey on day 1 and are strongly encouraged to wear it on day 2 for easy identification. As an alternative, participants may wear jerseys of previous Ride for Rations events for day 2.
  2. Participants must put on a helmet when cycling in RfR2024, including training rides.
  3. Participants are required to have appropriate front (white) and rear (red) bicycle lights and keep them on during low visibility conditions.
  4. Participants are required to be in appropriate footwear at all times during the event.
  5. Participants are required to adhere to safety and directional related instructions given during the actual ride or during training rides.
  6. Bike Aid reserves the right to stop any participant who poses a safety risk and/or threat to himself/herself/themselves and/or others from continuing his/her/their participation in RfR2024.
  7. No changes to the size of the event jersey/T-shirt are allowed upon the order placement of the jersey/T-shirt and receipt of the jersey/T-shirt. We will adhere strictly to the size that participants indicated on the registration form or otherwise provided to and accepted by Bike Aid.


Section 6: Equipment and Provision

  1. Participants must use their own bicycles during the event and training rides.
  2. In the interest of safety, tri bikes, tandem bikes, fixies and recumbent bikes are not permitted for use in RfR2024. If in doubt, contact Bike Aid for clarification prior to registration.
  3. Participants are encouraged to bring along personal items for their own well-being and comfort during RfR2024 e.g. sunblock, sunglasses, cap, seat padding, water bottles, etc.


Section 7: Grouping of cyclists

  1. Participants will be grouped based on their declared rolling speed.
    1. Bike Aid will attempt to group participants according to their preference stated during the registration process. However, in the interest of participant safety, other considerations will be taken into account such as but not limited to, the cycling fitness of the participant or his/her declared rolling speed.
  2. Bike Aid has the final say in the allocation of participants to a cycling group. This applies to participants who represent corporate donors or whose registration fees are borne by their organisation.

Updated 05 February 2024

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