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July 21, 2017
AAA Heads to RAGBRAI for First Time

Partnership Intends to Spread Message of AAA Bike Benefit

BURNSVILLE, Mn. (July 21, 2017)   Where better to promote the AAA Bike Benefit than the oldest, largest and longest multi-day recreational bicycle touring event in the world?  AAA - The Auto Club Group is headed to Iowa as a friend of RAGBRAI for the first time ever! AAA views the Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa as they perfect opportunity to promote this innovative service which provides an additional level of safety for motorists and bicyclists.

“We are tremendously excited to spend the week in Iowa letting some of the nation’s most determined bike riders know about the great new bike benefit available to AAA members across most of the upper Midwest, Southeast and much of our country,” stated Gail Weinholzer, Director of Public Affairs, AAA – The Auto Club Group.

“Providing this service continues to demonstrate our commitment to meet the needs of our members,” said Fawn Meehan, Vice President of Membership, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Whether riding for sport, recreation or exercise, it’s important for cyclists to know bicycles are considered vehicles. Following the rules of the road can save lives.”

The new bicycle service is available throughout the entire territory served by AAA – The Auto Club Group which includes all of Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Tennessee and Wisconsin; most of Illinois and Minnesota; and a portion of Indiana.

Coverage & Restrictions for states served by AAA – The Auto Club Group include:

  • Member must be present at the time of service and have a valid AAA card.
  • Bicycle service applies to all 2-wheeled bicycles, including rental bicycles & tandem/trailers pulled by bicycles.
  • Bicycle service is limited to transporting a bicycle. Mechanical repairs and bicycle lock services are not included.
  • Service is provided only along a normally traveled road or street.
  • Bicycle service is provided for the rider whose bicycle is disabled and accompanying minors.
For details on AAA’s bicycle transportation service, visit For information on becoming a member, visit


Gail Weinholzer
phone: 952.707.4985
About The Auto Club Group
The Auto Club Group (ACG) is the second largest AAA club in North America. ACG and its affiliates provide membership, insurance, financial services and travel offerings to over 9 million members across eleven states and two U.S. territories including Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands; most of Illinois and Minnesota; and a portion of Indiana. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation with more than 57 million members in the United States and Canada and whose mission includes protecting and advancing freedom of mobility and improving traffic safety. Motorists can map a route, identify gas prices, find discounts, book a hotel, and access AAA roadside assistance with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Learn more at AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at

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