Updated Dec 2017, check AAA for the most current information.
Yay Bikes! thanks AAA Ohio Auto Club for this guest blog post about their new service!
Did you know you are now covered on your bicycle with AAA membership?
For more than 100 years, AAA has been providing world-class automobile emergency roadside assistance—and it still does. But as new forms of transportation become increasingly popular, AAA is reinventing what roadside assistance means, providing you safety, security and peace of mind when on the road on four or two wheels!
Does this service cost extra?
No! Bicycle Breakdown Service is automatically included with a AAA Ohio Auto Club Membership. There is no additional sign-up or enrollment, and coverage is included on all levels of Membership.
Members can use any of their yearly service calls for Bicycle Breakdown Service. The bicycle towing mileage works the same as vehicle towing mileage: Classic = 3 miles, Plus = 100 miles, Premier = 100 miles and one 200-mile tow. Long distance cyclists may want to upgrade their membership to Plus or Premier to ensure they can access help no matter where they ride! Additional family members can be added to a primary membership for as low as $35/year.
What other benefits can cyclists receive through AAA?
AAA has partnered with a variety of bicycle shops to provide members with discounts on all their biking needs. Find a full list by visiting AAA.com/Bicycle.
How do I use AAA's Bicycle Breakdown Service?
To get help, call 1.888.AAA.OHIO (222-6446) and request a bicycle tow. Make your way to the nearest accessible road and a service vehicle will arrive to take you and your bicycle where you would like to go. If you are biking with friends or family, service vehicles may transport as many people as there are seat belts. AAA will help you find alternative transportation for other riders.
Where can I access the Bicycle Breakdown Service?
AAA Ohio Auto Club partnered with AAA Club Alliance in 2017 to expand the Bicycle Breakdown Service area into the counties colored blue on the map. The majority of Ohio is now covered!
Learn more about this program by visiting AAA.com/Bicycle.