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Bail Hearing Denied

April 7, 2020

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Bail Hearing Denied

Earlier today, Judge Peter Bornstein denied a motion for a new bail hearing for Volodymyr Zhukovskyy. the Ukrainian who mowed down and killed seven motorcycle rides associated with the JarHeads Motorcycle Club on June 21, 2019 in Randolph, New Hampshire. The dead are Jo-Ann and Edward Corr; Michael Ferazzi; Albert Mazza; Daniel Pereira; Desma Oakes; […]

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How Long

April 7, 2020

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How Long

The riding season is here for most of the country and it isn’t uncommon for local policemen to stop riders for the sole purpose of telling them to go home. This riding season may or may not put a smile on your face. But whether the bike basically stays in the garage or not, even […]

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Floyd B. “Jesse” Moore

April 6, 2020

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Floyd B. “Jesse” Moore

Floyd B. “Jesse” Moore, a former national vice-president of the Pagans Motorcycle Club. died of unspecified causes last Wednesday, April 1, in Charleston, West Virginia. Moore was one of 55 Pagans indicted in federal racketeering case titled U.S. v Barbeito et al in the fall of 2009. The case was an offshoot of a 2008 […]

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Blame The Victims

March 31, 2020

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Blame The Victims

A lawyer for Ukrainian national Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, who has been incarcerated since last June, filed a motion late last Friday for “an evidentiary hearing on the continuing need for preventative detention and his release on conditions of bail.” Zhukovskyy is accused of driving his pickup truck and a trailer into a pack of motorcycles in […]

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Vagos Return To Beginning

March 28, 2020

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Vagos Return To Beginning

There is a snatch of poetry about yesterday’s dismissal of federal criminal charges against 11 members of the Vagos Motorcycle Club. T.S. Eliot wrote a poem called “Little Gidding” in 1942 about the German air raids on Britain. His lines go: We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will […]

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Good Old Danny

March 25, 2020

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Good Old Danny

Just when the Corona Virus panic seems palpable. Along comes good, old Danny Fabricant to file another piece of paper, mess with the system and cheer everybody up. Fabricant is a Hells Angel currently serving a term of life imprisonment without possibility of parole for allegedly selling recreational drugs to recreational drug users. He is […]

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Oh No! More Covid-19!

March 24, 2020

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Oh No! More Covid-19!

Yeah, yeah. What the hell is the matter with Rebel? He is not a doctor and yet he keeps “spouting off” about the CoronaVirus.. As one proud member of the Iron Order explained to me the other day, “you should stick to motorcycles and stop pretending you are a doctor.” You probably deserve an explanation […]

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Laughlin River Run

March 23, 2020

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Laughlin River Run

The River Run in Laughlin, Nevada was fun while it lasted. It largely defined the Biker Boom era. It looks dead although with enough whisky it might yet rise like Tim Finnegan. There is no way to tell who might show up with a tent and a sleeping bag tied to his sissy bar. But […]

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Alleged Gypsy Joker Pleads Guilty

March 19, 2020

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Alleged Gypsy Joker Pleads Guilty

Ryan Anthony Negrinelli, a former prospect with the Gypsy Joker Motorcycle Club, pled guilty yesterday to conspiracy to engage in racketeering. Negrinelli has been assisting federal prosecutors in the prosecution of Gypsy Joker who are alleged to have conspired to murder a disgraced former club member named Robert Lee “Bagger Bobby” Huggins “for the purpose […]

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Live Free Or Die

March 18, 2020

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Live Free Or Die

In the summer of 1809, New Hampshire invited the aged and declining hero of the Battle of Bennington, General John Stark, to a dinner commemorating his victory in the Revolutionary War. Stark couldn’t attend but he wrote down a dinner toast and sent that instead. “Live Free or Die,” Stark wrote. “Death is not the […]

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Trucking Rules Relaxed

March 17, 2020

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Trucking Rules Relaxed

For the last 70 years, “if you bought it a truck probably brought it.” And during all that time there has been a close association between bikers and truckers. The two, not entirely separate, worlds would meet in truck stops across the country over coffee. And sometimes, a little business might be done. It is […]

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The Covid-19 Panic

March 16, 2020

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The Covid-19 Panic

Whether you like it or not, the hysteria about the Corona Virus Disease is already a very big deal In the absence of specific guidelines from federal authorities. states and major cities have begun to publish their own rules and directives to slow the spread of Clovid-19, the respiratory disease associated with the newly discovered. […]

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The Week Of Social Distancing

March 14, 2020

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The Week Of Social Distancing

Well there goes the right of the people to peacefully assemble. Except to panic-buy the contents of entire big box stores. Did you know, there are no more pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong? In case you have not yet heard, there is an uncontrolled pandemic of a new disease called Covid-19. The nerd name is […]

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