One of the roots of the motorcycles popularity is its ability to cater to a wide variety of consumers. Proof of this is the different subcultures among motorcycle fans and owners. Below are some of them.
1. One percenters
– are several motorcycling groups that are famous for their law-breaking activities. Their name is in reference to the American Motorcyclist Associations statement that the troublemakers only comprise one percent of the motorcycling population.
Some of the notorious groups are the Pagans, Hells Angels, Outlaws MC and the Bandidos. Known as the Big Four, they are labeled by North American intelligence agencies as Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs.
– short for modernists, this is a subculture that originated in London, England. It became popular in the 1950s towards the middle of the 1960s. One thing that is associated with this group is their penchant for riding motor scooters, especially the Vespa and the Lambrette which are both Italian brands.
3. Extreme sports
– the thing associated with this group is their love for adventure. The subgroups that fall under this are the motocross riders, drag...