Motorcycle Club Glossary 
& Terminology



1%ers - The 1% symbol is derived from a statement by the American Motorcycle Association (AMA) that 99% of the country's motorcyclists belong to the AMA and are law-abiding individuals. The 1% symbol has thus become the mark of the outlaw bike rider and they display it on their colors, and many have it tattooed on their person.

13 - Patch worn on an outlaw member's colors, symbolizing that the biker either smokes marijuana, deals in it, or has contactq for methamphe tamine.

666 - Patch worn on an outlaw member's colors, or tattoo, symbolizing the mark of Satan.

69 - Patch worn on an outlaw member's colors, or tattoo, symbolizing that the wearer has committed cunnilingus or fellatio with witnesses present. Having been in prison.

A.M.A. - American Motorcycle Association. It's composed of average people who like motorcycles and the companionship of club activity. They are seldom intentionally a problem to police and are usually willing to cooperate with law enforcement. According to the A.M.A., they constitute 99% of the nation's cyclists.

Citizen - A cyclist who belongs to the A.M.A., not a member of the 1% club.

Class - To do something out of the ordinary, usually an act which is violent and/or shocking to the public.

Colors - The official uniform of all outlaw motorcycle gangs. The colors consist of a sleeveless levi or leather jacket, with club patch on the back, and various other patches, pins, and Nazi metals attached to the front. Colors belong to the club, are worn only by male members, and are always held sacred by outlaw gang members.

Crash Truck - A van, panel truck, or converted school bus that follows the motorcyclegangs runs, and picks up broken down bikes. Also known to carry the club's weapons, drugs, supplies, and camping gear. Usually driven by one of the females.

Cross - An emblem worn by 1%ers, either as an earring,.patch or pin attached to the colors.

White cross - Earned when a person digs open a grave, removes an article from the deceased with witnesses present, and wears it on his colors.

Red cross - Earned by committing homosexual fellatio with witnesses present.

Cutie - A female picked up off the street and taken to the clubhouse or other place for a party. She is the victim of a gang bang, rape and beating. Later, she is released with threats on her life and family if she talks to police.

D.F.F.L. - Dope Forever Forever Loaded

Dresser - Large Harley-davidson motorcycle with custom trim, saddle bags; used in bike shows.

Eightball - Patch worn on colors, earned by committing homosexual sodomy with witnesses present.

Fash Truck - Same as crash truck. This term comes from Canada.

Fly Colors - To ride on a motorcycle wearing colors.

Free Rider - An individual who shares the same values and enjoys the same life-style as outlaw gang members but who prefers to keep a degree of freedom of choice by not formally belonging to one specific club.

F.T.W. - Standing for "Fuck the World," these intitials are found on membership cards, as tattoos, and are patches or pins on colors.

Garbage Wagon - A stock motorcycle with standard parts intact, loaded with saddle bags and chrome, as distinct from a chopper.

Hardtail - A rigid motorcycle frame with no shock absorbing device on the rear.

Heat - Law enforcment officer, also known as The Man.

Hog - Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Jap-Scrap - Japanese motorcycles or foreign made bikes.

Knucklehead - A type of Harley-Davidson engine manufactured prior to 1948, which was characterized by large nuts on the right * side of engine above the cylinders. Appearance is somewhat similar to knuckles.

Legal Name - Most outlaw motorcycle club members have nicknames or club names which are called "Legal Names" by club members. They are also called "Street Names."

Loner - See "Free Rider."

Mama - A girl available to all club members, usually.sexually.

M.C. - Patch on colors, meaning motorcycle club.

Nomad - They are members of a motorcyle gang and will wear the club's colors. The bottom rocker will read "Nomad." In some clubs they are the enforcers. They do not belong to any one chapter. He will attend club meetings and pay required dues to different chapters, depending on his travels.

O.F.F.O. - Outlaws Forever Forever Outlaws

Old Lady - Wife or steady girlfriend of a club member.

originals - A member's first set of colors which are never to be cleaned.

Participate - To aid a member in a fight by ganging up on the opponent.

P.O.B.O.B. - Pissed Off Bastards of Blooming ton - the original gang that later developed into the Hell's Angels.

P.P.D.S.P.E.M.F.O.B.B.T. - "Pill Popping Dope Smoking Pussy Eating Mother Fucken Outlaw Brothers Biken Together" found on tattoos, colors, and business cards.

Probate - Club membership hopefuls, who ride with the gang during their probationary period. After this time a unanimous vote must be cast by the membership for acceptance, initiation, and awarding of colors.

Prospect - A prospective member.

Pull a Train - For a girl to have sexual inter course with each man in the group, any way he would like it, one after another.

Run - A club sanctioned outing for a day, weekend, or week, to a certain location for a party, camping, or special event. sometimes with other chapters and/or clubs.

Sheep - Same as "Mama."

Sissy Bars -Bars, often high bars, on the rear of a motorcycle used as a back-rest for a passenger.

Static - Trouble or harassment from law enforcement authorities or other members of motorcycle clubs.

Striker - A prospective member; term normally used by Canadian clubs.

Suck to the Bulls - Talk or act friendly towards policemen.

The Man - Police or Law Enforcement Officer

Turn Out - When all members come together in the case of an initiation for a new member, or for a girl to pull a train for the first time.

War Wagon - A vehicle used to transport the club's arsenal during an outing when trouble is expected from other clubs.

White Power Fist - Patch worn on colors which displays the gang's racial ideals and philosophies of White supremacy.

Wings - emblem worn by 1%ers, as a pin or patch (cloth) attached to the colors. All wing earning must be witnessed.

Black Wings - Earned when the wearer performs cunnilinguson a Black woman.