25 Famous Motorcycle Clubs in Massachusetts 

We covered Motorcycle Clubs in Florida, and now let’s go up north, on the east coast, and check out Motorcycle Clubs in Massachusetts.

We’ll start with the 1% (1 percenters), the dominant MCs, and the talk about the non-1%.

1. Hells Angels Motorcycle Club

Hells Angel MC
Hells Angel MC

Founded:  In March 1948 in Fontana, San Bernardino, California.

About: Hells Angels MC is the largest and arguably the most famous outlaw motorcycle gang in the world. It goes by nicknames such as “H.A.,” “Red & White,” “HAMC,” and “81”. 

Hells Angels are known to have over 6000 members worldwide. It has 475 chapters in 62 countries. It also has many support clubs. Befitting its notoriety and reach, it also has a strong presence in Massachusetts.

The MC has long been involved in numerous criminal activities. It is under constant scrutiny by law enforcement. In July 2022, the FBI raided two clubhouses of the MC in Massachusetts (source). 

Hells Angels MC fiercely rivals Outlaws, Pagans, and other big outlaw motorcycle clubs. FBI documents reveal that even in Massachusetts, there was a bloody brawl between the Pagans and Hells Angels in 2022. This was a 50-man brawl where many members on both sides were stabbed and hospitalized (source).   

It is a 1% Motorcycle Club. 

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Hells Angels in Massachusetts

The MC has chapters in Lowell (founded in 1967) and Salem (founded in 1969).

Hells Angels Salem

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2. Outlaws Motorcycle Club

Outlaws MC Logo
Outlaws MC Patch

Founded:  In 1935 in McCook, Illinois.

About: Outlaws MC is one of the largest outlaw motorcycle clubs in the world. It is incorporated as the American Outlaws Association or its acronym, A.O.A. Outlaws are one of the Big 4 one percenter motorcycle clubs along with the Hells Angels MC, Bandidos MC, and Pagans MC.

Outlaws has over 5000 members worldwide, all men. Members must ride Harley-Davidsons or other USA-made cruiser motorcycles with engines of 1000cc or more. 

It also manages and maintains several support clubs. Its principal support club is Black Pistons MC.

Outlaws MC is the historic arch-rival of the Hells Angels. It rivals HAMC not only in terms of size but also in fierceness and notoriety. 

In January 2020, Massachusetts State Police troopers arrested five suspected members of Outlaws MC and one associate. They were in possession of illegal guns and drugs (source). 

In July 2020, Bruce Sartwell, also known as “Monster,” pleaded guilty to possession of illegal firearms. He was the regional president of the Brockton/East Bridgewater Chapters of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club (source).

It is a 1% Motorcycle Club becoming one in 1963.

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Outlaws MC in Massachusetts

The MC has a strong presence in Massachusetts with 6 chapters. They are Cape Cod, Boston, Brockton, Fall River, South Shore, and Taunton.

3. Red Devils MC 

Red Devils MC Logo

Founded: In 2001 in Karlstad, Sweden.

About: The Red Devils Motorcycle Club (RDMC) is an international outlaw motorcycle club. It has chapters in nearly 20 countries. The club has notoriously been involved in numerous disputes with law enforcement and rival MCs.

Note: This MC is different from the now-defunct Original Red Devils Motorcycle Club. That one was founded in Canada in the late 1940s. 

Red Devils is the principal brother (support) club of the Hells Angels. So, it is not a surprise that it is present in MA.

It is a 1% Motorcycle Club. 

Red Devils MC in Massachusetts.

In the U.S., Massachusetts was the first state where the Red Devils founded a chapter. This was in 2002. Now it has three chapters. They are located in Cape Ann, Middlesex, and North Shore.

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184 RDMC Middlesex Red Devils MC

4. Pagan’s MC 

Pagans MC Patch

Founded: In 1957 in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Summary: Pagan’s Motorcycle Club, or simply the Pagans, was formed by Lou Dobkin. But it didn’t become a criminal organization until John “Satan” Marron took control in the late 60s and 70s. 

Today, Pagan’s MC is considered to be one of America’s Big Four outlaw motorcycle clubs. 

It is one of the most violent and secretive MCs. Unlike most other outlaw motorcycle clubs, the Pagans MC explicitly incorporate violence into their culture. Its support club, Sons of Satan, is also known to be equally violent.

It is a 1% Motorcycle Club. 

Pagans MC in MA

The Pagans are active in Massachusetts. In 2018, Jason Oliver from Fall River, the leader of the Pagans in Massachusetts, was among 49 people arrested in a raid by law enforcement. 

It was also involved in a bloody clash with the rivals Hells Angels in 2022 (source). 

5. Diablos MC

Diablos MC Patch

Founded: In 1961 in San Bernardino, California.

About: Diablos MC was founded by Jack Baltas. Its members comprise white men, and the MC has chapters across the entire United States. But it has a higher density on the east coast, in New England. 

Membership in the club is through invitation only and is open only to white males. Diablos members are supposedly required to own firearms. 

Some refer to the club by the name Los Diablos Motorcycle Club. This is the naming used originally in California.

Note: There are many other clubs worldwide that also use the name “Diablos Motorcycle Club.” But they are unrelated to this particular club.

It is a 1% Motorcycle Club. 

Diablos MC in Massachusets

The MC has multiple chapters in California, Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.

As is the case with most OMGs, rivalry with other gangs has led to clashes. In May 2019, a pub in Connecticut got shut down after a fight broke out between members of Diablos MC and Outlaws. An Outlaws member got injured. (source

6. Devil’s Disciples MC

Devils Desciplies MC Patch

Founded: In 1964 in Massachusetts. 

About: ​​ There is little information on the history of the MC. But it became and remained an established New England 1% motorcycle club. However, it is not clear if it has chapters outside of Massachusetts.

Note: The MC is not to be confused with Devils Diciples Motorcycle Club, which was founded in California in 1967. 

It is a 1% Motorcycle Club. 

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7. Iron Legacy MC

Iron Legacy MC Patch

Founded: July 4, 2004, in Indiana.

About: In July 4, 2004, several men gathered in a garage in Indiana to start a unique law-abiding club that was beholden to none. That club grew to become a huge family of brothers that paved the way for others to follow. 

In 2015 many of these brothers decided to start a new club to continue the legacy of those founding principles and beliefs. The members saw this as an opportunity to reignite the old-school traditional heritage of MCs from the 50s and early 60s.

To join the club, you have to be male, 18, law-abiding, and have a cruiser-style motorcycle (with an engine capacity of 750cc or more) or a sport bike. 

The MC members comprise veterans, active duty military, construction workers, truck drivers, businessmen, cops, Feds, and any other occupation you can think of. Celebrity comedian Bob Saget was also closely associated with the club.

It is not a 1% motorcycle club. 

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Iron Legacy in Massachusetts

The MC has chapters in Large, Boston, Georgetown, Peabody, and Worcester.

Iron Legacy MC – HardCore Squad – Georgetown, MA

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8. Outcast MC

Outcast MC Patch
Outcast MC Patch (Copyrighted and Trademarked by Outcast MC)

Founded: In 1969 in Detroit, Michigan.

Summary: Outcast MC is a black one-percenter motorcycle club. 

Outcast MC is one of the oldest black outlaw MCs in the U.S. It was founded by Sonny Day, Angel Herb, and other members. During the time it was founded, most MCs did not accept black members. Hence, the name “outcast” MC. The members wear all-black clothing and ride all-black motorcycles.

Today, it has many chapters across 30 states of the United States. The mother chapter is located in Detroit, Michigan.

Note: Outcast MC is different from Outcasts MC, which is not an outlaw mc.

It is a 1% Motorcycle Club. 

Outcast MC chapter in Massachusetts 

The MC is active in MA and is believed to have a chapter in Brockton. In May 2022, an Outcast MC member was arrested in Boston on firearm charges by law enforcement (source).

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9. Defiant Disciples MC

Defiant Disciples MC

Founded: In 2010 in Worcester, Massachusetts. 

About: ​​ There is little information on the history of Defiant Disciples MC. Some believe that many members of the Defiant Disciples MC were originally members of Devils Diciples MC (founded in California). But Devils Diciples MC has said that it has no connection to Defiant Disciples MC. 

There is also another story that Defiant Disciples MC that has connections with Devil’s Desciples MC. But this is also not confirmed.

The club states that it is a neutral club that aims to bond with like-minded men who also love the motorcycle lifestyle. But it has been associated with criminal activity. 

It is a 1% Motorcycle Club. 

10. Fire and Iron MC

Fire and Iron MC Patch

Founded: In 1999.

About: Fire and Iron is a motorcycle club made up of firefighters. In addition to professional firefighters, the club welcomes volunteer firefighters, dispatchers, and fire apparatus mechanics. They also welcome inspectors who work in direct support of the fire service.

The club is a nonprofit 501 c3 organization. The MC comprises 7 regions and over 140 stations (1 Chapter and all others are Stations) throughout the United States. And also Canada and Germany.  

It is not a 1% motorcycle club. 

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Fire and Iron MC stations in Massachusetts

The state has several stations, including Station 857, Station 32 (Cape Cod), Station 144 (Brockton), and more.

Fire and Iron Station 32 Cape Cod, MA

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11. Red Knights International Firefighters Motorcycle Club

Founded: In 1982 in Boylston, Massachusetts

About: The MC is for members of the fire service and their families who enjoy riding motorcycles. The club has over 300 chapters in the U.S. and other countries. 

Membership is open to ALL firefighters & EMS, active or retired, volunteer or industrial. Spouses, members, children, and partners are also welcome as Social Members.

This is not a 1% motorcycle club.

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Red Knights International chapters in Massachusetts 

Currently, Red Knights International has about 11 chapters in Massachusetts. You can find a list of them hereHere are also some of their details.

 Red Knights MC – Mass 1

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 Red Knights MC – Mass 2

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12. Last Chance MC

Last Chance MC Patch

Founded: In Massachusetts

About: Last Chance MC was founded by Ed Bullio. He wanted to be sober, but he had a hard time trying to get the support he needed. A motorcycle enthusiast, Bullio decided to start a motorcycle club exclusively for sober men. 

Now, the MC hosts events for local riders, such as the annual “Blues Without the Booze” concert. The club also gives back to the community, particularly to veterans and families in need.

Currently, the MC has chapters in Massachusetts, Maine, and Florida. It is a 501(c)3 organization and not A.A. or N.A. affiliated. 

This is not a 1% motorcycle club.

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13. Gunfighters MC

Gunfights MC Patch
Gunfights MC Patch

Founded: On December 10, 2005.

About: Gunfighters MC was formed by a group of active and retired law enforcement officers. It is an organization consisting of active and retired law enforcement officers who share a passion for riding motorcycles.

Gunfighters MC is a national and international 100 percent law enforcement-only club (LEMC). It has chapters in many states of the U.S. as well as in other countries such as Belgium, Australia, and Japan.

It is not a 1% club. 

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Gunfighters MC chapter in Massachusetts 

It has six chapters in Massachusetts. Their details are as follows:





North Shore 

Western Mass

14. Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club

Buffalo Solider MC Logo

Founded: In 1993 in Chicago.

About: It is the largest African American motorcycle club in the world. The club is named for the historic African-American United States Army regiments known as Buffalo Soldiers. It is also known as the National Association Of Buffalo Soldiers & Troopers Motorcycle Club (NABSTMC). 

It is a community-focused organization with over 120 chapters in the U.S. Membership includes, but is not limited to, African-Americans who are mostly in military service (active duty and retired).

To join the MC, you must be 21 years of age or older. And be willing to participate in the community and outreach activities in which the MC is involved.

Full-patched members must have a motorcycle endorsement. And must ride a licensed motorcycle that must have a displacement of 750 cc or higher. Associate members do not need to meet the endorsement or motorcycle requirements.

This is not a 1% motorcycle club.

Buffalo Soldiers MC has two chapters in Massachusetts.

 Buffalo Soldiers MC, Springfield

  • Website: https://www.spfldmassbsmc.com/
  • Mailing address: Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club, Springfield Massachusetts Chapter, P.O. Box 574, Springfield, MA 01101-0574

Buffalo Soldiers MC, Boston 

15. Blue Knights LEMC

Blue Knights MC

Founded: In 1974 in Maine.

About: In the Spring of 1974, several law enforcement officers from the Bangor, Maine (USA) area met and formed a small, local motorcycle club. This club became the Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club (LEMC). 

The Blue Knights LEMC is a nonprofit fraternal organization. It consists of active and retired law enforcement officers who enjoy riding motorcycles. 

Today, the Blue Knights LEMC has approximately 650 chapters and 19,500+ members in 11 Conferences within 29 countries.

It is not a 1% motorcycle club. 

Blue Knights LEMC chapters in Massachusetts

The MC has eleven chapters in MA. 

Blue Knights LEMC MA I

Blue Knights LEMC MA V

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  • Website: http://bkmav.org/
  • Mailing address: PO Box 401, Middleton, MA 01949

Blue Knights LEMC MA VI

Blue Knights LEMC MA XIII

Blue Knights LEMC MA XV

16. Bikers Against Child Abuse (B.A.C.A.)

Bikers Against Child Abuse (B.A.C.A.)- Motorcycle Club-superbikenewbie.com

Founded:  In 1995 in Provo, Utah.

About: It is a charitable, worldwide motorcycle club. The club’s stated intention is to create a safer environment for abused children. It works in conjunction with local and state officials who are already in place to protect children.

This is not a 1% club but a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

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B.A.C.A presence in Massachusetts

B.A.C.A. has three chapters in MA. They are Southern Massachusetts, Northern Massachusetts, and Western Massachusetts. You can find more information on them here.

Contact information:

  • Phone: +1- 617-504-6821
  • Mailing address: B.A.C.A. Mass, PO Box 850802, Braintree, MA 02185

17. Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association 

Combat Vets Motorcycle Club
Combat Vets Motorcycle Club

Founded: In 2001.

About: CVMA is an association or group of combat veterans from all branches of the United States Armed Forces who ride motorcycles as a hobby. 

It is a registered 501(c)(19) veterans’ charity. The club aims to be a positive role model. Its mission is to support and protect those who have defended the country and its freedoms.

This is not a 1% club.

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CVMA chapters in Massachusetts 

CVMA has two chapters in MA.


18. U.S. Veterans Motorcycle Club 

U.S Veterans MC Patch
U.S Veterans MC Patch

Founded: In 2007. 

About: ​The U.S. Veterans Motorcycle Club is a nationwide club of brothers and sisters that have served their country with honor, ride motorcycles, and a desire to continue serving the nation. 

The MC is not affiliated with any other motorcycle club and is dedicated to all veterans, past and present. The U.S. Veterans Motorcycle Club comprises members from all service branches.

It is not a 1% club. 

U.S. Veterans Motorcycle Club Massachusetts chapter

The Massachusetts State Chapter was formed in 2013. It is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The organization is committed to the betterment of veteran causes and the motorcycle community. 

Club meetings are open to guests. They are held on all 2nd and 4th Thursday nights at 1830hrs at the VFW Post 1385 in Uxbridge, MA.

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19. Iron Horsemen Motorcycle Club 

Iron Horse MC Patch
Iron Horse MC Patch

Founded:  In 1967 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

About: Iron Horsemen MC is an American outlaw motorcycle club that was founded in 1967.

Its members are known to be involved in criminal activities such as assault and drug trafficking. On May 19, 2009, 15 Iron Horsemen, including a State President, were convicted of drug trafficking at the District Court in Portland, Maine.

Motorcycle clubs they have come into conflict with include the Detroit Highwaymen and the Iron Order. 

It is a 1% motorcycle club. 

The MC has a presence in Massachusetts, but precise information is not available.

20. Chieftains MC 

Chieftains MC Patch

Founded:  In January 1976 in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

About: ​​ The Chieftains Motorcycle Club was founded on January 26, 1976, in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Throughout the 1980s, the Chieftains had multiple chapters throughout New England. But its influence has diminished, although it has a chapter in New Hampshire currently.  

It also had chapters in Denmark and Netherlands.

It is a 1% motorcycle club. 

21. Moving Violations Motorcycle Club

Moving Violations MC

Founded:  In June 1985 in Boston, Massachusetts.

About: ​​ The Moving Violations Motorcycle Club was founded by a small group of women who shared a love of motorcycles. It is the oldest women’s motorcycle club in Boston.

The women of the club are of all ages and ride all kinds of bikes. The MC accepts all women (and non-binary) riders with open arms. 

The club sponsors maintenance clinics and safety courses, and members participate in parades, feminist fund-raisers, camping trips, and group rides. A newsletter, later named The Summons, has been published regularly since 1985.

It is not a 1% motorcycle club. 

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22. Red Emeralds Motorcycle Club 

Red Emeralds MC

Founded: In 1964 in Boston, Massachusetts.

About: The Red Emeralds Motorcycle Club is the oldest continuously running motorcycle club in Boston, Massachusetts. It is a nonprofit organization that brings together people who have a love of motorcycles and riding. 

It is not a 1% motorcycle club. 

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23. Mohawk Ramblers Motorcycle Club 

Mohwak Ramblers MC

Founded:  In 1958 in Massachusetts.

About: ​​ The Mohawk Ramblers MC was initially known as the Ramblers. It has a long history, being one of the oldest MCs in western Massachusetts. 

The club became a registered nonprofit in 1981. Since then, it has run various charities. They include yearly scholarships for the Franklin County Technical School.

To be a member, you have to be sponsored by a current member. Then, you have to go through a period of time as a prospect and ultimately have to be voted in and accepted by the other members of the brotherhood. The club does not associate with outlaw bikers.

The club members meet at its Montague clubhouse on Sundays.

It is not a 1% motorcycle club. 

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24. Leathernecks Motorcycle Club (LMCI)

Leatherneck MC Patch
Leatherneck MC Patch

About: The Leathernecks Motorcycle Club is made up of active duty and honorable discharged Marines and FMF Corpsman. It is a 501c19 Nonprofit entity with no affiliation with the United States Marine Corps or any other club or organization.

Note: It is not associated with another similarly named MC, the Leathernecks Nation MC (LNMC).

It is not a 1% motorcycle club. 

LMCI in Massachusetts

The Original Leathernecks MC, New York/Western Mass.

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25. Quaboag Riders Motorcycle Club

Quaboag Riders MC

Founded: In 1944. 

About: The Quaboag Riders Motorcycle Club is one of the oldest motorcycle clubs in the U.S. From its humble beginnings, the QRMC has grown to be one of the premier Motorsport Venues in the Northeast. It is home to the famed Monson Monster.

It is not a 1% motorcycle club.

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Mike, the motorcycle enthusiast behind SuperBike Newbie, fell in love with superbikes during his college years. He owns a diverse range of motorcycles and offers valuable insights into motorcycling advice, maintenance, safety gear, and laws. Despite two decades of riding experience, he continues to learn and shares his knowledge on his website. Mike also has a keen interest in motorcycle club culture. While not a club member, he aspires to be one someday.

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