That's how it is whether anyone likes it or not.
The Oakland charter, at the time headed by Barger, used a larger version of the "Death's Head" patch nicknamed the "Barger Larger", which was first used in 1959. It is said the club excludes child molesters and individuals who have applied to become police or prison officers.. A handbag and scarf was also named in lawsuit. The Hells Angels utilize a system of patches similar to military medals. As the red blinking light started spinning and motors on the conveyor belt started rumbling, we focused on the hole spitting out bags; knowing it was the last responsibility we would have to deal with for the next six days.
Below is a listing of the charters of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, which is a one percenter motorcycle club founded in the USA.  According to the Hells Angels' website, they are aware that there is an apostrophe missing in "Hell's", but state that, "...it is you who miss it. What Gilberto forgot to mention was that the bar was a Hell's Angels hang out.
, The HAMC acknowledges more than a hundred charters spread over 29 countries. Two charters were issued on July 30, 1969; one for "South London"—the re-imagined charter renewing the already existing 1950 South London charter—and the other for "East London", but by 1973 the two charters came together as one, called "London". On leaving the Hells Angels, or being ejected, they must be returned to the club. New Zealand had the first charter of the Hells Angels outside the United States. The Hells Angels are often depicted in semi-mythical romantic fashion like the 19th-century James–Younger Gang: free-spirited, iconic, bound by brotherhood and loyalty.
Jim and I stuck out like a sore thumb, to say the least.
On March 17 1948 Hells Angels Motorcycle Club was founded. Even after a member is patched in, the patches themselves remain the property of HAMC rather than the member.
The Quebec Biker war was a violent turf war that began in 1994 and continued until late 2002 in Montreal. The patch is rectangular and, similar to the patches described above, displays a white background with red letters and a red merrowed border. It sounded like 500 motorcycles were slowly surrounding on our location.This is when Jim and I knew we were in trouble.
Hells Angels MC criminal allegations and incidents, United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, "Inside the biker gangs: the truth about guns, drugs and organized crime", "3 Skulls, Wings & Outlaws – Motorcycle Club Insignia & Cultural Identity", "Netherlands first country to ban the Hells Angels; Violence called "systemic", "common, "Hells Angels bikers banned by Dutch court", "Hells Angels banned by Dutch court in biker gang crackdown", "Dutch court bans 'violent' Hells Angels motorcycle club", "ASIAN ORGANIZED CRIME AND TERRORIST ACTIVITY IN CANADA, 1999–2002", "Hells Angels vs. Memphis Belle, Historical Information", "Hells Angels: Easy-riders or criminal gang?
As we board plane, visions of beach babes and coconut rum dance through my head.
The meeting was held in the garage of brothers named Bishop whose family had emigrated from England in 1940. Different strokes for different folks.
This is the first country in the world to outlaw the entire club. , In another interview with leader Sonny Barger in 2000 he remarked "if you're a motorcycle rider and you're white, you want to join the Hell's Angels. And with one word every biker jumped to his feet. The weather is 83 degrees and sunny.
, On October 7, 2009, Fritz Clapp, attorney at law for the Hells Angels Motorcycle Corporation, contacted online games community FOCO, demanding the removal of all membership marks and club trademarks from the Los Santos Roleplay Forum. The history of the Oakland-based African-American Motorcycle Club with a foreword from Sonny Barger.
Unauthorized reproduction is punishable by law.
The Hells Angels Motorcycle Club (HAMC) is a worldwide one-percenter motorcycle club whose members typically ride Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Some law enforcement officials claim that the patch is only awarded to those who have committed or are prepared to commit murder on behalf of the club.
The war began as the Hells Angels in Quebec began to make a push to establish a monopoly on street-level drug sales in the province.
Other sources claim that the Hells Angels in San Francisco were organized in 1953 by Rocky Graves, a Hells Angel member from San Bernardino ("Berdoo"), implying that the "Frisco" Hells Angels were very much aware of their forebears.  It is at least clear that the name was inspired by the tradition from World Wars I and II whereby the Americans gave their squadrons fierce, death-defying titles; an example of this lies in one of the three P-40 squadrons of Flying Tigers fielded in Burma and China, which was dubbed "Hell's Angels".
The Hells Angels originated on March 17, 1948 in Fontana, California, when several small motorcycle clubs agreed to merge. I turn to my travel buddy Jim, who is rocking out to the music blaring from his headphones.
The FBI would neither confirm nor deny such a decree, activity or memo.  At one point in the 1970s the Hells Angels were looking to consolidate the different motorcycle clubs and offered every member of the Chosen Few MC a Hells Angel badge, but the Chosen Few turned down the offer. The book Gangs, written by Tony Thompson (a crime correspondent for The Observer), states that Stephen Cunningham, a member of the Angels, sported a new patch after he recovered from attempting to set a bomb, consisting of two Nazi-style SS lightning bolts below the words 'Filthy Few'.