AAA offering roadside assistance to Washington bike riderson June 27, 2012 @ 6:42 am (Updated: 8:09 am - 6/27/12 )
AAA Washington is offering the service to bike riders in our state as well.
The association says the emergency bicycle service will be available to its more than one million members in Washington and northern Idaho in British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and Idaho.
AAA Washington's new bicycle service works exactly like its emergency road service for vehicles, according to a statement.
"A member with a disabled bicycle due to mechanical failure calls the AAA hotline (800-AAA-HELP) and AAA will dispatch service. The member and their bicycle will be transported to a safe location within the distance their membership level allows: Classic - 5 miles, Plus - 100 miles, or Premier - 200 miles," the association says.
AAA has been offering the bike assistance service in Oregon and Southern Idaho since 2009. Other companies offer it as well, including the Better World Club, a AAA competitor which has offered the service nationwide for nearly a decade.
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