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(Image courtesy of AAA Western and Central New York)
(Image courtesy of AAA Western and Central New York)

AAA Western and Central New York offers peace of mind at 'Ride for Roswell'


Fri, Aug 6th 2021 01:45 pm

AAA will be on hand for bike repairs during event

By AAA of Western and Central New York

There’s no need for cyclists to worry about a breakdown or mechanical issue at this weekend’s “Ride for Roswell.” AAA Western and Central New York crews will be on hand during the event to assist cyclists. Four AAA trucks will be stationed at three locations throughout the ride in the event of a breakdown. AAA roadside technicians will shuttle bikes and riders to a nearby rest stop or bike shop, back to the University at Buffalo location, or will refill flat tires with air on-site.

AAA said it is “pleased to participate in this community event to end cancer.”

“Ride for Roswell cyclists” can find AAA’s trucks at the following locations, and crews will be dispatched to various locations as needed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 7:

•East Athletic Fields in Tonawanda

•Isle View Park in Tonawanda

•St. Timothy Church in Tonawanda

AAA roadside assistance will be available to all cyclists in the “Ride for Roswell” regardless of whether they are AAA members or not.

For those who are AAA members, AAA offers bicycle service on a regular basis. It is included with all AAA membership levels. There is no sign-up or enrollment. Transportation will be provided for the member and their bicycle when it has become disabled and can be reached from a normally traveled road by our AAA service vehicle. AAA will take members to the location of their choice according to the towing distance included with their membership.

For any type of AAA emergency road service, call or text 1-800-AAA-HELP, use the mobile app or request service online. Members can track the service technician’s progress through the app.

As upstate New York’s largest member services organization, AAA Western and Central New York provides more than 887,000 members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1900, AAA has been a leading advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. Visit AAA at www.AAA.com.

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