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The Bikeriders: a realistic depiction of the camaraderie of a motorcycle club

By Louise Thompson, PhD Candidate, Identity of Motorcyclists, London South Bank University
As a motorcyclist and a researcher looking at the significance of motorcycle clubs in influencing motorcycle behaviour, the film The Bikeriders would seem to tick all my boxes. It’s inspired by Danny Lyons’ 1968 book of the same name, which followed the lives of the Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club through posed and non-posed photographs.

The movie opens with a violent confrontation in a bar in Chicago when a man refuses to take off a jacket studded with badges from his motorcycle club. This is Benny,…The Conversation

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