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Motorcycle Roadside Assistance Question? - May 11, 2014, 09:07 PM

I am looking for motorcycle roadside assistance option, since being a newb that would provide peace of mind.

I have looked for AMA(~35 miles of Free Towing), as well as AAA(RV package---100 miles of Free Towing). Please feel free to add, if there is anything better than these two?

Based on your experience from past, what would you suggest or advise?

Thanks in advance for helping out


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I've been satisfied with the AMA package. Used it twice. Once for a jump start for the bike. Once for a lock-out on my truck.


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Rider insurance offers free towing up to $200 I think if you are insured with them. And great rates!


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I just got my AMA deal
Hoping the only thing I use it for are discounts and races tho
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Thanks so much all for your prompt responses and guidance. Really appreciate it.

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Rider insurance offers free towing up to $200 I think if you are insured with them. And great rates!
Thanks for suggesting Rider insurance. I am going to give it a try and check their rates.

Thanks again guys for helping out.


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You (everyone) should be a member of the AMA regardless.
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You (everyone) should be a member of the AMA regardless.
Why's that? I don't agree with some of the stuff they do, so why blindly support them?


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Then don't bitch when laws pop up that negatively affect us riders. They are our only lobby group. They are doing a pretty good job with the E15 issue right now.
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Rider insurance offers free towing up to $200 I think if you are insured with them. And great rates!
Have you or know of anyone else who has used Rider insurance? If so, what's your feedback about them?

I just checked my moto insurance rate(premium) on their website and it's incredibly low, with free roadside assistance and up to 35 miles of Free towing, so just making sure that it's real

Thanks so much for advising about it, really appreciate it.


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As retarded as I think their spending 80% of their time fighting helmet laws is, I still give them some money every year because you can't change the org if you're not part of it and they are pretty much all we have. That and they give me a KTM themed card
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I have AAA RV insurance since I had their car policy already anyway. They've been good to me for my car. I've only had to use them once for my motorcycle but they got the tow truck out quickly.
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Thanks so much for helpful suggestion and I am really appreciative of it.

In future, will keep in mind.

While at the same time, trying to compare options to pick up good and economical one.

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