Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum

Hi, this forum is not accepting new members. You should join www.maxi-scoots.com . They are for scooters and motorcycles and have a Silverwing section.
 
HomeCalendarGalleryFAQSearchRegisterLog in
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» Aftermarket exhaust.
by JamieB Today at 12:51 pm

» First Road Trip
by Chris Olson Today at 12:21 pm

» Please submit a picture of your Silver Wing
by EvilTwin Today at 11:01 am

» Today's Liberals
by EvilTwin Today at 10:57 am

» can castrol GTX ultraclean 10w-40 a3/b4 be used as final drive oil?
by GHM-PM Today at 8:14 am

» Cock a doodle do
by Dale N. Today at 12:39 am

» Worn out variator?
by Mighty Mouse Today at 12:30 am

» What did you do to your SW today.
by Mech 1 twa Yesterday at 7:42 pm

» Silverwing Bulletproof engine
by Mech 1 twa Yesterday at 7:34 pm

» Silverwing in UK?
by Scootypuff Snr Yesterday at 4:16 pm

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 
Share | 
 

 AAA and Silverwings

Go down 
AuthorMessage
carolina wing rider
Touring Scooter Rider
Touring Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 305
Age : 64
Location : Mebane NC
Points : 589
Registration date : 2018-01-22

PostSubject: AAA and Silverwings   Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:36 pm

I have been a AAA member for at least 25 years and it has saved me a number of times with my cars and trucks but today I called them to inquire as to whether or not my account covers motorcycles (Silverwings) and to my surprise my Platinum AAA does not cover motorcycles. It is an extra $40 a year for motorcycle coverage. The $40 is not a huge issue but being stranded somewhere and calling AAA only to be turned away would be a huge issue. If you depend on AAA be sure you are covered for your Silverwing to avoid a bad surprise.
Back to top Go down
bikehiker
Maxi-Scooter Rider
Maxi-Scooter Rider
avatar

Number of posts : 174
Location : New Cumberland PA
Points : 511
Registration date : 2017-09-07

PostSubject: Re: AAA and Silverwings   Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:20 pm

Yes, I found this out too, but most MC Insurance companies offer Roadside Assistance for an extra charge similar to AAA. Thus, you don't need to belong to AAA to get roadside assistance. Progressive Insurance gave me Roadside Assistance coverage for free after being a member for 10 years.
Back to top Go down
carolina wing rider
Touring Scooter Rider
Touring Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 305
Age : 64
Location : Mebane NC
Points : 589
Registration date : 2018-01-22

PostSubject: AAA   Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:47 pm

Thank you bikehiker. The next call I'll make is to my insurance co. They sure didn't offer that information freely.
Back to top Go down
CathyN
Silver Wing Expert
Silver Wing Expert
avatar

Number of posts : 744
Age : 60
Location : Chicago, IL
Points : 3640
Registration date : 2010-11-15

PostSubject: Re: AAA and Silverwings   Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:27 pm

carolina wing rider wrote:
I have been a AAA member for at least 25 years and it has saved me a number of times with my cars and trucks but today I called them to inquire  as to whether or not my account covers motorcycles (Silverwings) and to my surprise my Platinum AAA does not cover motorcycles. It is an extra $40 a year for motorcycle coverage. The $40 is not a huge issue but being stranded somewhere and calling AAA only to be turned away would be a huge issue. If you depend on AAA be sure you are covered for your Silverwing to avoid a bad surprise.

Bob and I have the AAA Plus. This covers RV’s and motorcycles for 200 miles from where you break down. Back in 2012 Bob’s Bike broke down on the top of Great Smokey Mt NP. I rode down to get better cell reception. Called AAA and they came out and got him from the top of the MT. This was a Friday late Afternoon in July. Placed the bike on a flat bed tow truck. Drove about 40 miles tonwhere we were staying.

We were going home the next day needed to be back to work on Monday. Decided to rent a truck from Knoxville to Chicago. Put both bikes in the truck drove home on Saturday. Got the bike over to the dealer. Dropped off the truck in Chicago. AAA covered the truck rental around $800 we paid for the gas.

Bike was ready to go in about a week. And ready for our next trip.

I also had an issue where my tire went bald on a trip in MO, called AAA they came and got me and the bike and drove me 50 miles to a place I could get the tire replaced. This took place on a Saturday afternoon into the evening.

Worth the extra money peace of mind for us.
Back to top Go down
carolina wing rider
Touring Scooter Rider
Touring Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 305
Age : 64
Location : Mebane NC
Points : 589
Registration date : 2018-01-22

PostSubject: AAA   Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:34 pm

Thank you CathyN. That is great advice and I think I'll take it.
Back to top Go down
CathyN
Silver Wing Expert
Silver Wing Expert
avatar

Number of posts : 744
Age : 60
Location : Chicago, IL
Points : 3640
Registration date : 2010-11-15

PostSubject: Re: AAA and Silverwings   Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:50 pm

carolina wing rider wrote:
Thank you CathyN. That is great advice and I think I'll take it.

Your welcome. cheers
Back to top Go down
GHM-PM
Site Admin
avatar

Number of posts : 1300
Age : 65
Location : Wickenburg, AZ
Points : 3644
Registration date : 2012-05-17

PostSubject: Re: AAA and Silverwings   Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:45 am

Both of my cars have roadside from the manufacturer as they were purchased with it included. However that does not help my bikes/scoots. AAA RV Plus is good but very spendy so I went to the Good Sam roadside plan. 1/2 the price and covers my bikes and trailer...
Back to top Go down
carolina wing rider
Touring Scooter Rider
Touring Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 305
Age : 64
Location : Mebane NC
Points : 589
Registration date : 2018-01-22

PostSubject: AAA   Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:06 am

Thank you Glenn.
Back to top Go down
 
AAA and Silverwings
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum :: General :: General Chat-
Jump to: