Have you ever seen the bikers riding invests? Don’t they look really cool?
Did you know that there was a theory about there being no vest before the 60s era? The bikers never used to have any vest before the 60s era. Suddenly during the summertime, some riders, due to heat, just wore the sleeveless denim jackets. And from that incident, the biker named it as a vest of their own.
However, there is no proof that the above theory might be true.
In this biker hype guide We’ll discuss the following:
- What kind of vest do bikers wear?
- What do you call a biker outfit?
- What is the MC patch?
- What is a bike support club?
- What does 13 mean in a biker vest?
So let’s get started with our brief discussion on this very topic.
What Do Bikers Call Their Vests? What Kind Of Vest Do Bikers Wear?
Bikers love to wear a leather vest or denim jacket, or a fabric vest; the most popular are the leather ones.
Vests are again a precise choice for safety when riding a bike. It is like a suit with tight fittings. However, it is very comfortable to use too.
Several bikers scour “cuts.” A “cut” is a denim jacket with the sleeves off. The material is generally frayed around the armhole. Bikers constantly use the patches and logos in their cut from front to back.
Most of the bikers actually wear vests because of their extreme durability and tight fittings. The vests are made of very tough, thick materials that are super reliable and can resist extreme pressure against it to tear the best down.
What Do You Call A Biker Outfit?
“A biker outfit” is commonly known as motorcycle gear. A biker outfit includes a motorbike helmet, protective jacket or vest, pair of gloves, goggles. People generally call it motorcycle riding gear. It is specialized clothing that is equipped by bikers.
A biker vest is used by not only biker gangs but also normal people. The biker gang mainly wears it to represent their own gang/group/clubs.
A biker outfit is used to protect its rider from accidents that may occur for any reason on the road. Therefore, every bike rider must have their outfit on when they ride the bike.
What is the MC patch?
The MC patch or also known as the “Motorcycle Club patch.” The MC patch represents a club. There are several varieties of Motorcycle clubs all over the world. Different clubs have different statutes. All of them have numerous distinct abbreviations and symbols all over the vest worn by the riders.
Sample layout of an MC club patches are:
1. Club name or Association name.
2. MC patches logo and club logo.
3. Country, Area, locality, or city name.
4. 1% patch recognizing outlaws.
5. Name, nickname, special holding.
6. CLUB-office/ Rank.
7. Side rocker (must include city name).
So, this was the setup of the MC patches around the world. Of course, MC can be different in different regions. Still, through these patches, you can effortlessly recognize it with the help of the notables mentioned above.
If you want to make your own vest, then you may use these rules for making it.
What is a bike support club?
A bike support club is the sub-club or puppet club of the mother club. All the MC clubs have at least one or more support clubs.
The leading MC club has been divided into many support clubs to perform all the tasks perfectly as the main club is in a vast area, so it is tough to perform the following jobs from one place.
Almost every Country possesses an MC club. A pie chart is given below of the most substantial and prominent clubs in the world in the number of members in the club.
These three are the leading MC clubs in the whole world. They are also feared by the other clubs in their league.
The clubs that have the most numbers of support clubs are:
- Hell angels:- There are almost 105 support clubs of this MC club.
- Bandidos:- There are more than 94 support clubs of this MC club.
- Antique:- There are not more than 88 support clubs of this MC club.
These are some of the support clubs of the leading MC clubs.
What does 13 mean in a biker vest?
The 13 in the vest of a biker is known as the patch number. It is a widespread number for bikers. Outlaw bike riders mainly use it.
The number 13 may have numerous meanings. But most of the time, it can be implied as to the Mother Chapter of the MC. The 13th letter of the English alphabet is M, so the meaning can also be ‘marijuana’ or meth.
The 13 patch indicates that the biker is either a user of the drugs like pot or weed or involved in selling them.
We should try our best to avoid these crimes as much as possible and not be in such a biker gang as it may create problems in your life.
Despite having a rough reputation of the biker gang, their style is admired worldwide by the people. So I hope that this article helped you to know about bikers and their lifestyle.
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