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Offline adventurepdx

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Anyone have experience with the Better World Club?
« on: April 24, 2011, 12:20:18 am »
I was at an Earth Day event today and came across a booth for the Better World Club.
http://betterworldclub.com/
For those who don't know, it's an alternative to AAA, offering the same services. 

The special thing about them is they offer bicycle roadside assistance as well.  You can get it as an add-on to a regular auto membership, or just do a bicycle membership, which also includes membership to LAB.

At $40/year for bicycle only, it seems like it can be a good deal. It could come useful in touring. But does anyone out there have a membership?  What's your thoughts?

Offline JMilyko

Re: Anyone have experience with the Better World Club?
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2011, 07:53:42 am »
And if you are an Adventure Cycling Member, you receive an 10% discount on your Better World membership:

http://www.adventurecycling.org/membership/memberbenefits.cfm#affiliation

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Offline noshbygosh

Re: Anyone have experience with the Better World Club?
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2011, 05:51:02 pm »
I have been a member for about a decade now.  I have never needed to use the service once for a bike so I can't really comment.  I did use it once for my car, and it seemed to be the same quality as would be expected from AAA.  I keep paying the annual membership dues to BBW since I know that they advocate for sustainable development unlike AAA.


Offline adventurepdx

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Re: Anyone have experience with the Better World Club?
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2011, 10:21:16 pm »
Jennifer--Thanks for the info!  Forgot about the discount.

Offline driftlessregion

Re: Anyone have experience with the Better World Club?
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2011, 10:45:25 pm »
Better World Club membership is also a benefit with membership at a higher level in the League of American Bicyclists. LAB lobbies on behalf of cycling to Congress.
I have not used my bicycle BWC benefit. I don't think auto clubs are worth the money and I didn't see appreciable discounts to make me want to add on to the bicycle portion.