By Bill Hayes
Expanding upon filmmaker Randall Wilson's documentary, American Biker, Hayes' ebook might be the main accomplished and introspective examine the biker international ever compiled. American Biker, the e-book, takes the 4 components of its subtitle-the heritage, the golf equipment, the approach to life, and the truth-and gives you on every one with strong impact.
The heritage of the computing device itself is there, in fact, yet extra importantly, American Biker grants a heritage of the bike tradition instructed from the interior; from those that have really lived it.
The Clubs-the MC-are reverently explored with a decent voice that does not come from legislation enforcement infiltrators, snitches, money-oriented opportunists, biased media, or an individual else at the outdoor of the culture.
The Lifestyle-the image-is additionally tested; from the customarily fantasy-driven leisure undefined, to the weekend-warriors, to people who have actually made "all of this" a fashion of life.
And since it is written from the interior, the reality on all concerns and facets of the biker global is rarely compromised-even whilst discussing arguable issues. From membership politics to "Property of" patches, from cop golf equipment to racism, American Biker by no means backs down.
The "voices" of fact in American Biker contain former usa Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell; Easyriders Europe Editor, Michael Stein; actor and biker Robert Patrick; motorbike corridor of Famers John "Rogue" Herlihy and Keith Ball; President of the mum bankruptcy of the Hessians MC, "Spike"; longtime member and officer of the Vietnam Vets MC, "Popeye"; documentary filmmaker Randall Wilson; bikers "on the street," from Daytona to Sturgis to Hollister; and lots of, many more.
The voice of writer invoice Hayes can also be heard loudly all through, because it relates years of private studies. because it decries media exploitation and distortion. because it lays naked the endless battles among legislation enforcement and bikers. And because it speaks with actual emotion and natural love and appreciate for the biker culture.
American Biker is a must-read for a person desirous to really comprehend the biker lifestyle.
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American Biker: The History, The Clubs, The Lifestyle, The Truth by Bill Hayes