Hell on Wheels: An Illustrated History of Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs

Hell on Wheels: An Illustrated History of Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs

Bill Hayes


A gripping heritage of outlaw bike membership tradition from its beginnings to the current day. In an international the place so much people roll over while faced via the ability of authority, the antihero determine of the outlaw biker stands past the gang, a beacon of social freedom. via selecting to stay outdoor of the conventions of society, the one-percenter has the interior power to behave on his personal convictions. although such a lot people are too timid to enterprise into those outer margins of society, the one-percenter not just enters these margins - he stomps on them. In Hell on Wheels, avid motorcyclist Bill Hayes dives deep into the area of the outlaw motorcyclist, exploring mythical golf equipment just like the Hells Angels, the Bandidos, the Outlaws, the Vagos, the Pagans, the Mongols, and so on, permitting the reader to see into bike membership tradition. that includes either glossy and ancient photographs, in addition to an extraordinary selection of membership memorabilia present in no different ebook, Hell on Wheels lines the roots and improvement of bike membership tradition: its origins within the years following global struggle II; the turbulent Nineteen Sixties and the disco period; the transition of golf equipment from unfastened teams of hooligans to hugely geared up machines; and, extra lately, the copious clashes with legislation enforcement amid the post-9/11 global of the Patriot Act. The one-percenter has develop into the most renowned figures in outlaw tradition, and Hell on Wheels is his story.

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