For many motorcycle enthusiasts, riding their motorcycle is more than just a hobby; it’s part of their identity. They ride whenever they get the chance, taking advantage of the chance to get out on the road, especially with others who share their passion. Joining a motorcycle club is a great way to connect with others who share your love for everything motorcycle-related. Atlanta is full of motorcycle clubs, each with their own unique personality and mission. Finding the right fit lets riders tap into a vibrant subculture and make lots of happy memories, on and off the road.
Born Losers Motorcycle Club, Atlanta Chapter
The Born Losers were established in 1959 and are the oldest predominantly black motorcycle club in Atlanta. The club prides itself on fostering a sense of inclusive community amongst its members, as exemplified by its mission statement: “Good people creating a fantastic motorcycle experience in an environment of Brotherhood and Sisterhood". The Born Losers sponsor group rides and social events, including an annual Hog Roast, Swap Meet, and a Christmas party. For a lover of motorcycles looking for a little fellowship and camaraderie, joining the Born Losers is a winning move!
For more information, visit www.bornlosersmc.com.
Dangerous Curves MC
Dangerous Curves is an all-female club in Atlanta that emphasizes empowerment and self-confidence for women and promotes motorcycle safety in a fun and family-oriented atmosphere. They have sponsored many long-distance rides to destinations around the southeast and across the country, including Daytona Beach, Florida; Sturgis, South Dakota; New York City; and Washington, D.C. The club has a philanthropic side, too. Each November, the ladies of Dangerous Curves raise money to provide Christmas presents to disadvantaged children around the greater Atlanta area with their annual Kids’ Ride. It’s all about pride, positivity, and hitting the open road.
For more information, visit: dangerouscurvesm-c.com.
Blood Riders #447
The Blood Riders, located just north of Atlanta in Marietta Georgia, are an affiliate of the larger national organization Christian Motorcyclists Association. Members of the Blood Riders promote CMA’s goals of fostering the community and spreading a Christian message of hope both within and beyond motorcycling circles. The Blood Riders welcome followers of any Christian denomination, and aim to deliver “a servant’s attitude to the world and to our members,” and to be “here is you need us.” The Blood Riders participate in local and regional rides and charitable events, as well as conferences and rides sponsored by the national CMA umbrella including an annual women’s conference and trail rides through the beautiful Wolf Pen Gap in Oklahoma.
For more information, visit cmausa.org.
ABATE of Georgia
ABATE is not a motorcycle club in the traditional sense, but they are comprised of passionate members interested in the safety and wellbeing of their members and motorcyclists in general. ABATE stands for “American Bikers Active Toward Education,” and their members work to educate motorcyclists about safety hazards including distracted driving and the proper use of safety equipment. They also work with local legislators to advocate for laws favorable to motorcyclists and their safety.
For more information, visit abatega.org.