Recent Topics
Fram pro synthetic longevity question
by BeerCan
05/26/16 05:25 PM
Motorcycle Scan Tools
by George7941
05/26/16 05:17 PM
RL D6 vs T-WS
by MaximaGuy
05/26/16 04:54 PM
Trailer tire air pressure question
by silveravant
05/26/16 04:09 PM
Liqui Moly or Valvoline Synthec ?
by Mickxalix
05/26/16 03:56 PM
2002 Camry 2.4 147.5k with 7500mile oci GC 0w30 wi
by Thebuckaman
05/26/16 02:53 PM
Excessive Soot in Diesel Oil
by outoforder
05/26/16 02:20 PM
2006 Scion xB, 1NZ-FE under the valve cover pics.
by MichiganMadMan
05/26/16 02:05 PM
Not sure whats going on with Pep Boys
by Chris142
05/26/16 01:56 PM
In-car footage at the Milwaukee Mile & Autobahn CC
by dparm
05/26/16 01:43 PM
Spark plug tube gaskets
by supton
05/26/16 01:22 PM
IBM System I and 8" Floppy Disks for MDS
by MolaKule
05/26/16 01:20 PM
Newest Members
watergate528, iamtheanimal, 1991300sl, Rdyno, Darsahn
57993 Registered Users
Who's Online
77 registered (Bandito440, Astro14, 4WD, 69GTX, ABerns, Astro_Guy, 11 invisible), 1666 Guests and 100 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
57993 Members
66 Forums
249442 Topics
4083232 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Topic Options
#3370498 - 05/13/14 01:44 PM Cyclists Can Now Call AAA For Help
zzyzzx Offline


Registered: 05/18/12
Posts: 3204
Loc: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014...ft=1&f=1001

AAA is increasingly in the business of fixing bikes and giving rides to cyclists who run into trouble. AAA clubs in Colorado and Southern New England announced the new service in time for this week's Bike to Work Day, following the lead of other regional auto clubs.

The organization, whose territory includes Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island, will send mechanics in trucks that are outfitted with bike racks to cyclists who call for help, in a new benefit the company says comes with existing memberships.

Service for bike riders has been available in Oregon and Idaho since 2012 and in New Jersey since last year. In Massachusetts, about 30 AAA trucks will be outfitted with bike racks."

Top
#3370808 - 05/13/14 06:59 PM Re: Cyclists Can Now Call AAA For Help [Re: zzyzzx]
dailydriver Offline


Registered: 03/14/06
Posts: 8613
Loc: Bucks County, Pa.
Hmmm, I will have to check if Pennsyltuckey/Mid-Atlantic region AAA is going to get on board with this soon. shrug

Sounds like a lifesaver if one cracks a wheel/breaks a derailleur/etc. 50 miles from home and NO ONE else is around to pick you up. wink
_________________________
2000 Z28 1SC 6 speed 180K miles
4L Motul 300V 0W-40, 2L Motul 300V 0W-20
M1-206 oil filter
Motul Gear 300 75W-90
Red Line D4/MTL in the T56

Top
#3371308 - 05/14/14 10:07 AM Re: Cyclists Can Now Call AAA For Help [Re: zzyzzx]
zzyzzx Offline


Registered: 05/18/12
Posts: 3204
Loc: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
I have to admit that I don't have AAA, but if they offer the bicycle thing around here then it would be tempting.

Top
#3377021 - 05/20/14 11:39 PM Re: Cyclists Can Now Call AAA For Help [Re: zzyzzx]
jimbrewer Offline


Registered: 12/30/12
Posts: 1109
Loc: New Mexico, USA
Now that's an idea. Why not? I wouldn't expect the AAA guy to fix my bike, but if he took me home, that would be good.

Top