List of outlaw motorcycle clubs

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The following is an alphabetical list of notable outlaw motorcycle clubs, including current, defunct, or historic.

NameYear foundedLocation foundedCitation
Bandidos1966San Leon, Texas, United States
Blue Angels1963Glasgow, Scotland
The Breed1968Jersey City, New Jersey, United States[1]
Brother Speed1969Boise, Idaho, United States
Chosen Few1959Los Angeles, California, United States[2][3]
Coffin Cheaters1970Perth, Western Australia, Australia[4]
Comanchero1968Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Condemned Few2005Queens, New York, United States[5]
Crusaders2006Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town, South Africa[6]
Devils Diciples1967Fontana, California, United States
Diablos1961San Bernardino, California, United States[7]
El Forastero Motorcycle Club1962Sioux City, Iowa, United States
The Finks1970sAdelaide, South Australia, Australia
Free Souls1968Eugene, Oregon, United States
Galloping Goose Motorcycle Club1942Los Angeles, California, United States[8][9]
Gremium Motorcycle Club1972Mannheim, Germany[10]
Grim Reapers1958Alberta, Canada[11]
Gypsy Joker Motorcycle Club1956San Francisco, California, United States[12]
Hangmen Motorcycle Club1960Richmond, California, United States[13][14][15][16]
Head Hunters1967West Auckland, New Zealand[17][18][19]
Hells Angels1948Fontana, California, United States
Hell's Lovers1967Chicago, Illinois, United States
Hessians MC1968Costa Mesa, California, United States[20]
Highwaymen1954Detroit, Michigan, United States[21]
Invaders1965Gary, Indiana, United States[22]
Iron Horsemen1960'sCincinnati, Ohio, United States
Jus Brothers1990San Joaquin County, California, United States[23][24]
Lone Legion?Blenheim, New Zealand[25]
Lost Breed1976Nelson, New Zealand[26]
Market Street Commandos1940sSan Francisco, California, United States
Mobshitters1970Hurtsville, New South Wales, Australia[27][28]
Mongols1969Montebello, California, United States
Notorious2007Sydney, New South Wales, Australia[29]
Outlaws1935McCook, Illinois, United States
Pagan's1959Prince George's County, Maryland, United States[30]
Peckerwoods MC1978Santee, California, United States[31][32]
Pissed Off Bastards of Bloomington1945Bloomington, California, United States
Phantom Motorcycle Club1968Chicago, Illinois, United States[33]
Rebels Motorcycle Club1969Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Rebels Motorcycle Club1968Red Deer, Alberta, Canada[34]
Red Devilsc. 1940Hamilton, Ontario, Canada[35][36][37]
Rock Machine1980sMontreal, Quebec, Canada[38]
Road Knights1979Timaru, New Zealand[39][40][41]
Satan's SidekicksDetroit, Michigan, United States[42][43]
Satan's Soldiers1980Bronx, New York, New Jersey, United States, Australia[44][45][46][47]
Satudarah1990Moordrecht, Netherlands
Sin City Deciples1966Gary, Indiana, United States[48]
Solo Angeles1959Tijuana, Mexico
Sons of Satan MC1954Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States[49]
Sons of Silence1966Niwot, Colorado, United States
Vagos1965Temescal Valley, California, United States
Warlocks1967Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Warlocks1967Orlando, Florida, United States
Wheels of Soul1967Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States[50]
Zulus Motorcycle Club1969Akron, Ohio, United States[51] [52]

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