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[citation needed]
Blue Angels1963Glasgow, Scotland[citation needed]
The Breed1968Jersey City, New Jersey, United States[1]
Brother Speed1969Boise, Idaho, United States[citation needed]
Chosen Few1959Los Angeles, California, United States[2][3]
Coffin Cheaters1970Perth, Western Australia, Australia[4]
Comanchero1968Sydney, New South Wales, Australia[citation needed]
Devils Diciples1967Fontana, California, United States[citation needed]
Diablos1961San Bernardino, California, United States[5]
El Forastero Motorcycle Club1962Sioux City, Iowa, United States[citation needed]
The Finks1970sAdelaide, South Australia, Australia[citation needed]
Free Souls1968Eugene, Oregon, United States[citation needed]
Galloping Goose Motorcycle Club1942Los Angeles, California, United States[6][7]
Gremium Motorcycle Club1972Mannheim, Germany[8]
Grim Reapers1958Alberta, Canada[9]
Gypsy Joker Motorcycle Club1956San Francisco, California, United States[10]
Hangmen Motorcycle Club1960Richmond, California, United States[11][12][13][14]
Hells Angels1948Fontana, California, United States[citation needed]
Hell's Lovers1967Chicago, Illinois, United States[citation needed]
Hessians MC1968Costa Mesa, California, United States[15]
Highwaymen1954Detroit, Michigan, United States[16]
Invaders1965Gary, Indiana, United States[17]
Iron Horsemen1960'sCincinnati, Ohio, United States[citation needed]
Jus Brothers1990San Joaquin County, California, United States[18][19]
Lone Legion?Blenheim, New Zealand[20]
Lost Breed1976Nelson, New Zealand[21]
Market Street Commandos1940sSan Francisco, California, United States[citation needed]
Mongols1969Montebello, California, United States[citation needed]
Notorious2007Sydney, New South Wales, Australia[22]
Outlaws1935McCook, Illinois, United States[citation needed]
Pagan's1959Prince George's County, Maryland, United States[23]
Peckerwoods MC1978Santee, California, United States[24][25]
Pissed Off Bastards of Bloomington1945Bloomington, California, United States[citation needed]
Rebels Motorcycle Club1969Brisbane, Queensland, Australia[citation needed]
Rebels Motorcycle Club1968Red Deer, Alberta, Canada[26]
Rockers1992Montreal, Quebec, Canada[citation needed]
Rock Machine1980sMontreal, Quebec, Canada[27]
Road Knights?New Zealand[28]
Satan's SidekicksDetroit, Michigan, United States[29][30]
Satan's Soldiers1980Bronx, New York, New Jersey, United States, Australia[31][32][33][34]
Sin City Deciples1966Gary, Indiana, United States[35]
Solo Angeles1959Tijuana, Mexico[citation needed]
Sons of Satan MC1954Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States[36]
Sons of Silence1966Niwot, Colorado, United States[citation needed]
Vagos1965Temescal Valley, California, United States[citation needed]
Warlocks1967Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States[citation needed]
Warlocks1967Orlando, Florida, United States[citation needed]
Wheels of Soul1967Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States[37]

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  1. ^ "Information on The Breed". 2012-09-13. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  2. ^ Levingston, Tobie Gene; Zimmerman, Kent (2004), Soul on bikes: the East Bay Dragons MC and the Black biker set, MotorBooks International, p. 199, ISBN 0-7603-1747-X, 
  3. ^ Simmons, Ann (14 July 2011). "Chosen Few motorcycle gang is targeted in crackdown". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 14 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Robinson, Russell (24 March 2007). "Bikie gangs run nightclub drug scene". 
  5. ^ Information on Diablos[dead link]
  6. ^ Mallory, Stephen L. (2007), Understanding Organized Crime; Criminal justice illuminated, Jones & Bartlett Publishers, p. 160, ISBN 0-7637-4108-6 
  7. ^ Garson, Paul (2006), "Hollister, Roswell, and a Brave New Bro's World—1947", in Davidson, Jean; Thompson, Hunter S., The Harley-Davidson Reader, MotorBooks/MBI Publishing Company, pp. 129–134, ISBN 0-7603-2591-X 
  8. ^ Bundeslagebild Organisierte Kriminalität 2010 (in German), German Federal Criminal Police Office (Bundeskriminalamt), p. 19, retrieved 2013-05-12 
  9. ^ "Information on Grim Reapers". Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  10. ^ Veno, Arthur (2003), The Brotherhoods, Allen & Unwin, pp. 76 ff, ISBN 9781741141375 
  11. ^ Biker: Truth and Myth: How the Original Cowboy of the Road Became the Easy. Bill Osgerby. [1]
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  15. ^ Miller, Martin (10 September 1994). "8 in Biker Gang Arrested in 5-City Sweep : Crackdown: About 200 officers seize weapons and drugs in early morning raids. Two federal agents had infiltrated the tightly knit Hessians club". Los Angeles Times. 
  16. ^ Members of “Highwaymen Motorcycle Club” Indicted on Violent Crime, Drug, and Gun Charges, Federal Bureau of Investigation, May 14, 2009 
  17. ^ Associated Press (2008-06-27). "Motorcycle club linked to meth". The Journal Gazette. Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  18. ^ "Jurors return final verdicts for two bikers", The Record (Stockton, California), 1 July 2010, retrieved 2010-09-10 
  19. ^ Smith, Scott (August 10, 2010), Judge wants one retrial, not two, McClatchy - Tribune Business News, retrieved 2010-09-10 
  20. ^ "Gangs of Marlborough Gangs of Marlborough". The Marlborough Express. 16 April 2008. Retrieved 15 October 2011. 
  21. ^ Phillips, Vanessa (18 April 2009). "Sympathy for the Devils". The Nelson Mail. Retrieved 15 October 2011. 
  22. ^ "Information on Notorious". 2009-02-05. Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  23. ^ Information on Pagans[dead link]
  24. ^ "'Operation Blue and White' Nets 14 Peckerwoods Members - re> SAN DIEGO, May 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/". California: Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  25. ^ POSTED: 4:38 pm PST November 16, 2010 (2010-11-16). "Undercover Officer Provides Inside Look Into Local Gang - San Diego News Story - KGTV San Diego". Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  26. ^ "The Rebels: a brotherhood of outlaw bikers By Daniel R. Wolf". Retrieved 2012-12-10. 
  27. ^ Edwards, Peter; Auger, Michel (2004), The encyclopedia of Canadian organized crime: from Captain Kidd to Mom Boucher, Random House, p. 208, ISBN 9780771030444 
  28. ^ Information on Road Knights[dead link]
  29. ^ 2 Motorcycle Clubs Fight; 3 Die, 6 Hurt, Associated Press via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 5, 1979 
  30. ^ "Man shot, killed outside motorcycle club - WDRB 41 Louisville - News, Weather, Sports Community". 2010-08-22. Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  31. ^ Jim Hague Officials watching for motorcycle club fallout Police believe fatal shooting of cycler was isolated incident May 6, 2001. Hudson
  32. ^ U.S. Charges alleged Bronx gang leader in connection with operations of drug laboratory near public school January 14, 2003. (US vs. Angelo Cruz)
  33. ^ Leader of "Satan's Soldiers" pleads guilty to operating clandestine Methamphetamine laboratory located next to Bronx public school November 11, 2004. (Angelo Cruz pleads guilty)
  34. ^ The Changing Face of Organized in New Jersey A Status Report. May 2004. (pg 87-90) [2]
  35. ^ Ryan Maye Handy, Colorado Gazette (2012-03-24). "Small, darker side of clubs casts shadow on bikers". The Gazette. Retrieved 2012-08-05. 
  36. ^ "Devil's Fire". Gangland (TV series). Season 4. Episode 2. February 12, 2009.
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