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Greatest one-percenter : myths, mysteries & rumors revealed
Greatest one-percenter : myths, mysteries & rumors revealed
Hayes, Bill, 1950-2016
"Learn the real stories behind legendary events in motorcycle outlaw history. Pretty much everything the world has ever heard about one-percenter motorcycle clubs has been pure, unadulterated bullshit. Take the so-called Hollister riot of 1947 that started it all. LIFE magazine convinced America that what Hunter Thompson called "The Menace" was about to ride into town spewing rage and thirty-weight motor oil, and America believed it. So what really happened in Hollister? Greatest One-Percenter Myths, Mysteries, and Rumors Revealed divulges the truth about that incident and many more legendary events, including the Great Nordic Biker Wars, what really happened to the Easy Rider bikes, and the truth behind the Laconia Riots of 1966. The truth will be revealed, but only if you crack the spine on this book and read the real story. Topics covered in this book include the following: The Great Nordic Biker Wars Hollister 1947 What really happened in Laughlin in 2002 The summit at Sturgis The truth behind the 1966 Laconia Riots Blunders Down Under The Canadian Biker Wars Inside the heads of the infiltrators Altamont and the bloody end of the '60s The growth of the three-piece patch in Red China The mystery of the Easy Rider bikes The Mongols' reign of Ruben "Doc" Cavazos The Vagos' Green Nation The Straight Satans and Charles Manson The Olympic torch and the legal heat from the Kennedys"--"An exploration of various legends, myths, and lore surrounding the world of outlaw motorcycle clubs and the true history behind each"--
Minneapolis, MN : Motorbooks, 2016
240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index
Dewey class:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryTrue Crime364.1066 HAYAvailable