By Phil Cross
"Phil's new book Gypsy Joker To A Hells Angel is in line with forty four years as a Hells Angel. pictures & tales are a needs to learn for all motorbike riders" - Sonny Barger
In the early Nineteen Sixties, a tender military vet, motorcyclist, novice photographer, and insurgent named Phil move joined a motorbike membership known as the Hells Angels. It became out to be a bogus bankruptcy of the membership that may quickly locate infamy, so he switched to a different membership referred to as the evening Riders. just like the bogus bankruptcy of the Hells Angels, this grew to become out to be a membership whose brotherhood was once run by means of a guy Mr. go describes as “a entire asshole.” someday, Mr. go crammed the chief in a ringer-type washer and joined a membership referred to as the Gypsy Jokers. He began a San Jose bankruptcy of the Jokers and launched into the main action-packed years of his lifestyles. The Jokers have been in the middle of a taking pictures conflict with the true Hells Angels. The combating grew to become so severe that the Jokers published snipers atop their clubhouse. This was once a coarse time, however it used to be additionally the peak of the free-love hippie period, and as a tender guy, Phil loved himself to the fullest. He by no means permit whatever as minor as a bit reformatory time cease his enjoyable. as soon as, whereas serving time for scuffling with and fleeing an officer, Phil broke out of penitentiary, entered his motorbike in a motorcycle exhibit, received the motorbike express, and broke again into prison sooner than someone stumbled on he used to be lacking. even though Phil used to be tough—he was once a certififed martial arts instructor—the Angels proved a tricky foe. After a number of beating-induced emergency room visits, Mr. go determined that should you can’t beat ’em, subscribe to ’em, so he and such a lot of his membership brothers patched over to develop into the San Jose bankruptcy of the Hells Angels.
This publication chronicles the lifestyles and wild occasions of Mr. pass in phrases and photos.