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.

Name Year founded Location founded Citation
Bacchus 1972 Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada [1][2]
Bandidos 1966 San Leon, Texas, United States
Blue Angels 1963 Glasgow, Scotland
The Breed 1968 Jersey City, New Jersey, United States [3]
Brother Speed 1969 Boise, Idaho, United States
Chosen Few 1959 Los Angeles, California, United States [4][5]
Coffin Cheaters 1970 Perth, Western Australia, Australia [6]
Comanchero 1968 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Condemned Few 2005 Queens, New York, United States [7]
Crusaders 2006 Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town, South Africa [8]
Devils Diciples 1967 Fontana, California, United States
Diablos 1961 San Bernardino, California, United States [9]
El Forastero Motorcycle Club 1962 Sioux City, Iowa, United States
The Finks 1970s Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Free Souls 1968 Eugene, Oregon, United States
Galloping Goose Motorcycle Club 1942 Los Angeles, California, United States [10][11]
Gremium Motorcycle Club 1972 Mannheim, Germany [12]
Grim Reapers 1958 Alberta, Canada [13]
Gypsy Joker Motorcycle Club 1956 San Francisco, California, United States [14]
Hangmen Motorcycle Club 1960 Richmond, California, United States [15][16][17][18]
Head Hunters 1967 West Auckland, New Zealand [19][20][21]
Hells Angels 1948 Fontana, California, United States
Hell's Lovers 1967 Chicago, Illinois, United States
Hessians MC 1968 Costa Mesa, California, United States [22]
Highwaymen 1954 Detroit, Michigan, United States [23]
Invaders 1965 Gary, Indiana, United States [24]
Iron Horsemen 1960's Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Jus Brothers 1990 San Joaquin County, California, United States [25][26]
Lone Legion ? Blenheim, New Zealand [27]
Lost Breed 1976 Nelson, New Zealand [28]
Market Street Commandos 1940s San Francisco, California, United States
Mobshitters 1970 Hurtsville, New South Wales, Australia [29][30]
Mongols 1969 Montebello, California, United States
Notorious 2007 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia [31]
Outlaws 1935 McCook, Illinois, United States
Pagan's 1959 Prince George's County, Maryland, United States [32]
Peckerwoods MC 1978 Santee, California, United States [33][34]
Pissed Off Bastards of Bloomington 1945 Bloomington, California, United States
Phantom Motorcycle Club 1968 Chicago, Illinois, United States [35]
Rebels Motorcycle Club 1969 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Rebels Motorcycle Club 1968 Red Deer, Alberta, Canada [36]
Red Devils c. 1940 Hamilton, Ontario, Canada [37][38][39]
Rock Machine 1980s Montreal, Quebec, Canada [40]
Road Knights 1979 Timaru, New Zealand [41][42][43]
Satan's Sidekicks Detroit, Michigan, United States [44][45]
Satan's Soldiers 1980 Bronx, New York, New Jersey, United States, Australia [46][47][48][49]
Satudarah 1990 Moordrecht, Netherlands
Sin City Deciples 1966 Gary, Indiana, United States [50]
Solo Angeles 1959 Tijuana, Mexico
Sons of Satan MC 1954 Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States [51]
Sons of Silence 1966 Niwot, Colorado, United States
Vagos 1965 Temescal Valley, California, United States
Warlocks 1967 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Warlocks 1967 Orlando, Florida, United States
Wheels of Soul 1967 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States [52]
Zulus Motorcycle Club 1969 Akron, Ohio, United States [53] [54]

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