MC stands for Motorcycle Club. All members of HAMC World ride motorcycles.

81 is a metonym. It stands for the 8th letter of the alphabet which is an H, and the 1st letter of the alphabet which is an A, HA = Hells Angels.

Red & White is another metonym; Red & White are the colors of the club. Red letters on a white background.

Colors are yet another metonym. Colors or Patch stand for any motorcycle club’s insignia. On the top of the back of the vest is HELLS ANGELS, and the bottom is the Countries/States/Charters location. These are called rockers. In the center is the logo called the Death Head, and the small square with MC stands for Motorcycle Club. The Hells Angels, as well as most motorcycle clubs have copyrights on their name and logo.

Hells Angels paraphernalia is only for members of our club. No one else but us is allowed to produce, sell or buy any items with the words HELLS ANGELS and our logo with our DEATH HEAD.

How do I join the club?  If you have to ask, you probably will not understand the answer. Hells Angels are true motorcycle enthusiasts and our motorcycle is our primary means of transportation. On the average a club member will ride 20.000 kilometers plus a year. Each Charter varies in their requirements, but if you are really interested you should talk to a member in your area. If you have to ask where the nearest Charter is …you are not ready to join our Motorcycle Club.

Can my friends and I start a Hells Angels Charter? If you have to ask, you probably will not understand the answer. Motorcycle Clubs consist of people who have ridden together for years, live in the same area, are known by the community, have runs and parties, and are a brotherhood. It is a Motorcycle Club as opposed to an association such as Harley Owners Group, or Goldwing Riders, which allow anyone to join as long as they have a Harley or Goldwing. Not to say associations are better or worse, just different; they don’t ride 20,000+ a year together, or know each other as well as you know your family, which is what a Motorcycle Club is about. If you’re already in a Motorcycle Club you know how to start a Hells Angels Charter in your area, and if you’re not…well, that’s probably why you asked the question in the first place.

Support merchandise 1. If you want to buy support gear, go to one of our support shops; check out the links on this site or the Internet in general for original 81 Support Shops. Do not support imposters.

Support merchandise 2. Some people think that you have to own a Harley to wear or display club support merchandise, but it’s not true. Your purchases show that you support the club’s philosophy of being free, brothers who are locked down, and it also helps the local charter put on runs and events that motorcycle riders of all makes of motorcycles and even those who don’t own a bike, enjoy.

Retired or Undercover!  There is no such thing as a retired or undercover Hells Angels member and never has been! There are a few of our brothers who cannot associate with us due to our govt. and their parole stipulations.

My uncle is a Hells Angel! Unless you know for sure, that sounds like bullshit. Quite a few people tell that story and they are usually wrong.

Missing members? We do not answer questions about members. You can post a message on our guestbook.

Missing apostrophe in Hells Angels?  Yes, we know that there is an apostrophe missing but it is you who miss it. We don't.

Terms of use

1. General.

The owner of this website is the international motorcycle club Hells Angels MC World. Local charters of the club are located all around the World and all pictures and information of this Homepage is owned by the Hells Angels Corporation.

By using this website you agree to be legally bound by and act in accordance with these Terms of Use and by all other applicable provisions; in particular you agree not to do the acts prohibited under paragraphs 2 to 4, stated below. If you disagree with these terms of use and/or with any other of the applicable provisions, you are not permitted to, and agree not to, use this website.

2. Permitted use.

You are not permitted to use this website other than for the following, private, non-commercial purposes: (I) viewing this website; (II) transferring to other websites through links provided on this website; and (III) making use of other facilities that may be provided on the website, use of any automated system or software to extract data from this website for commercial purposes (“screen scraping”) is prohibited.

3. Intellectual property.

All information, data and materials presented on this website, including names, logos, pictures, graphics etc., as well as the colour scheme and the layout of the website, are subject to copyright, trademark rights, database rights and/or other intellectual property rights. You may use this information, data, materials and the colour scheme and the lay out of this website only as strictly required for your permitted personal, non-commercial purposes described in paragraph 2 above. Any other use and/or reproduction of the information, data , materials, or of the color scheme, or of the layout of the website is prohibited and will constitute a breach of these terms and conditions and may infringe the hells angels MC´s  intellectual property rights. The Hells Angels MC reserves its right to take such action as it considers necessary, including issuing legal proceedings without further notice to you, in relation to any unauthorised use of this website.

4. Links to this website.

You may not establish and/or operate links to this website without the prior written consent of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club. Such consent may be withdrawn at any time at the Hells Angels MCs own discretion.

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