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Old 09-22-2008, 11:09 PM   #61
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Which part of Canada are you in?

Most of the Western part.... BC area is Bandido territory.
You should be OK
You're wrong there. BC is HA only, as far a biker gangs. There are other nasty groups that have no biker image, they are just plain nasty.
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Old 09-23-2008, 12:22 AM   #62
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Trip to remember

When I was 14 my father and I took a trip from Nev to Wis on a Calvalcade. At one point my father was taking a short nap on the back as I drove. As it was sturgis season there were a lot of Harleys groups on the road but I had no problems from any of them. Well as a 14 year old I wasn't very experienced with pack riding rules and found myself in the back of a pack of maybe 30 harleys when my father woke up. He looked around and with a smack to the back of my helmet told me to " get the hell out of here!" So I throddled up and was soon even with the lead rider. He looked over at me and then looked the bike up and down. I had no idea what to expect and then it happened.......he smiled, gave me a thumbs up and let the pack off an exit ramp. Sinse that day I don't care what their jacket says. Riders are riders until I learn otherwise.
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Old 09-23-2008, 01:04 AM   #63
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Hell's angels just a club? Harmless? Talk to the nice people of Montreal. Harmless 'motorcycle enthusiasts' don't set off bombs, have fortress clubhouses or run strippers and drugs.

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpag...56C0A963958260

Amazing how the idiots here defend them.

Yah, avoid them. But don't as a society tolerate them. Anyone who thinks they are harmless probably doesn't know how to google.

EDIT: another link http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk...ur-578151.html

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Old 09-23-2008, 03:56 AM   #64
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Surprised to see four chapters in MA. The ones in Boston and Salem have had plenty of run-ins and drug arrests, not sure about the others. The Boston chapter seems linked up with the Teamsters local. Can't remember the last time I saw one.
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Old 09-23-2008, 04:09 AM   #65
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Dickheads ride all types of bikes

Sunday riding in N GA on my ST1300

Come up behind a BMW GS fully kitted as an adventure bike. The plonker is all over the double yellows in the bends. His rear tire looks like its got about 10 psi in. He slows down to about 15 mph for 45 mph curves and then tries to hammer on the straights. He will not wave me by so I hang back and watch his crap riding.

Follow him for about 2 miles. On left hand bends he's in the left lane and scaring the crap out of me. I equate crossing a double yellow in a bend to crashing.

Eventually on a short straight I'm able to get by him and he gasses it to try to stop me. Areshole. He has to panic brake to wobble around the next easy bend and I just cruise away from him.

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Old 09-23-2008, 11:40 AM   #66
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I don't have any Hell's Angels experiences, but there is a small presence of Outlaws around here. I live in a small town of about 9500 people and one of the local bar owners is an Outlaw and he has a small bike shop next to it with a clubhouse for their booster club "The Black Pistons" (a non-1% MC) in the back. I know two of the guys in the Black Pistons, in fact, one is a very good friend of mine. On some weekends, they'll have a bunch of Outlaws show up and they'll line the street and fill the parking lot next to the bar and they'll go out on runs around the area. So far, its been uneventful and they just hang out and party. There is a number of HA in Lafayette and up around the South Bend region. Wonder if they'll ever roll through to cause trouble......

The most unfriendly MC members I've ever met are the ones in the US Veterens MC or whatever its called. Biggest group of unfriendly A-holes I've ever met.
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Old 09-23-2008, 11:50 AM   #67
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I try to stay as far away from those type of folks as possible.

They do their thing, I do mine, and there is no reason why our paths should cross at any point.
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Old 09-23-2008, 11:57 AM   #68
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Hell's angels just a club? Harmless?
Amazing how the idiots here defend them.

Yah, avoid them. But don't as a society tolerate them. Anyone who thinks they are harmless probably doesn't know how to google.
Spoken like a true Socialist. It sounds to me like they did a fine job of thinning the herd.

That story is 13 years old.
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Old 09-23-2008, 12:00 PM   #69
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The most unfriendly MC members I've ever met are the ones in the US Veterens MC or whatever its called. Biggest group of unfriendly A-holes I've ever met.
Combat Veterans MC? Red Skull on the backpack?
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Old 09-23-2008, 12:25 PM   #70
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All you were missing was an Indian and a Construction worker...


i'm glad they didn't make me one of their biker bitches

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Old 09-23-2008, 12:32 PM   #71
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I was riding US #2 east across Montana last June and hit one of those escort car conga line waits at a construction zone. The highway crew foreman pulled me out of line and suggested I wait a while as the previous escort included HA. I thanked him but proceeded anyway. About 20 miles later my Burgman, the last word in intimidating hardware, caught up with them as they were pulling in for gas. A support car cut me a little close as I pulled in also. I didn't think much of it as I prepared to pump. A big, tatooed, bearded patched fella walks over, stares at my scooter for a few seconds and then apologized for the "incident." I later made some small talk with some of them while checking my luggage lashing. They seemed surprised that I had ridden a "scooter" from SC to AK and back. It may have turned out different if I had done the cutting off.
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Old 09-23-2008, 02:05 PM   #72
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I don't have any Hell's Angels experiences, but there is a small presence of Outlaws around here. I live in a small town of about 9500 people and one of the local bar owners is an Outlaw and he has a small bike shop next to it with a clubhouse for their booster club "The Black Pistons" (a non-1% MC) in the back. I know two of the guys in the Black Pistons, in fact, one is a very good friend of mine. On some weekends, they'll have a bunch of Outlaws show up and they'll line the street and fill the parking lot next to the bar and they'll go out on runs around the area. So far, its been uneventful and they just hang out and party. There is a number of HA in Lafayette and up around the South Bend region. Wonder if they'll ever roll through to cause trouble......

The most unfriendly MC members I've ever met are the ones in the US Veterens MC or whatever its called. Biggest group of unfriendly A-holes I've ever met.
These guys? The service flags are in the wrong order.....
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Old 09-23-2008, 02:54 PM   #73
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I'm active Navy, and US Military Vets MC, from my experience, are a bunch of dillweed, 1%er wanna-bes. Sorry, I just call 'em like I see 'em (Dude, you were a SUPPLY CLERK for 20 years!)

-Rob

p.s. I don't mean to insult any supply clerks, at least not while I need new boots...
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Old 09-23-2008, 04:44 PM   #74
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I'm active Navy, and US Military Vets MC, from my experience, are a bunch of dillweed, 1%er wanna-bes. Sorry, I just call 'em like I see 'em (Dude, you were a SUPPLY CLERK for 20 years!)

-Rob

p.s. I don't mean to insult any supply clerks, at least not while I need new boots...
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Old 09-23-2008, 05:16 PM   #75
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These guys? The service flags are in the wrong order.....
That's them.
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