Hell's Angel: The Life and Times of Sonny Barger and the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club Setting & Symbolism

Sonny Barger
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Harley-Davidson Motorcycles

The motorcycle of choice for the Hell's Angels was the Harley. Members in good standing would not be caught riding anything else. The Angels loved the Harleys but they altered them to give them their own distinctive style.

Oakland, California

Sonny Barger spent most of his childhood growing up in Oakland, CA. It was there that Sonny, young and just out of the military, became interested in motorcycles and eventually formed the Oakland chapter of the Angels.

Haight-Ashbury

Hell's Angels had an affinity with the laid back hippies in Haight-Ashbury during the Summer of Love in 1967. Members of Hell's Angels supplied most of the drugs in H-A.

Snake Pit

The Oakland chapter members saved for a year and were able to rent a building to be used as their meeting and rec club house. They called it the Snake Pit.

Monterey, California

The infamous Monterey rape...

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