10. Rainbow Motorcycle Club
Founded in 1971 in San Francisco, California, by Ron Johnson, Mario Pirami, and Paul Denino, the Rainbow Motorcycle Club hosts the annual Rainbow Ride, a cherished event that unites members worldwide to celebrate their passion for motorcycles and the LGBTQ+ community.
9. Mongols Motorcycle Club
Founded in 1968 in Montebello, California, the "Mongols" motorcycle club began as the "Hispanic Bike Club" before adopting its current name. It was formed by a group of Latino enthusiasts with a passion for motorcycles and a desire to build a brotherhood.
8. 59 Club
Established in 1962 by John Oates in London, England, the 59 Club endures as both a community organization and a motorcycle club. Its enduring mission is to foster positive values and provide support to young people.
7. Cycle Queens of America
Established in 1958 in Philadelphia by Margaret Bonham, the club welcomed women of all backgrounds, fostering a sense of community and breaking down barriers to promote understanding and acceptance among diverse groups..
6. Satyrs Motorcycle Club
In 1957, Chapin Smith, Clint Olsen, Roy Whitney, Dub Keith, Randy Kinney, Raoul Vasquez, and Don Gath came together to establish the Satyrs Motorcycle Club in Los Angeles, California. Today, it holds the distinction of being one of the longest-running gay motorcycle clubs in the United States.
5. Antique Motorcycle Club of America
Formed in 1954 in New England, USA, by antique bicycle enthusiasts, this organization publishes The Antique Motorcycle, a bimonthly magazine offering articles on antique motorcycle history, restoration tips, and event information.
4. Triumph Owners Motorcycle Club
Founded in 1949 in South London, England, by Triumph motorcycle owners, this club has expanded to over 28,000 members worldwide, offering a valuable platform for Triumph enthusiasts to connect, share experiences, and learn together.
3. Vintage Motor Cycle Club
stablished in 1946 by Charles Edmund 'Titch' Allen in Surrey, England, this club boasts a valuable resource for vintage motorcycle enthusiasts - a comprehensive library and archive. Within it resides an extensive collection of vintage motorcycle literature, photographs, and technical information.
In 1946, William Clyde Forkner Jr. founded the Boozefighters MC in Los Angeles, California. Today, this motorcycle club has grown into an international organization, with chapters spanning the United States, Europe, and Australia.
1. Motor Maids
Founded in 1940 in Columbus, Ohio, by Linda Dugeau and Dot Robinson, the Motor Maids have seen remarkable women like Gloria Tramontin-Struck, who made a cross-country journey on a Harley-Davidson at 89 years old, and Dot Robinson as members, leaving their indelible mark on the world of motorcycles.