Shootout in Waco, Texas puts spotlight on motorcycle club culture

They must seen the FAST AND FURIES.

Global News

WATCH ABOVE: 170 people arrested after deadly biker fight in Waco, Texas. Aarti Pole reports.

Former undercover agent Jay Dobyns says people can be forgiven for thinking Sunday’s biker bloodbath in Waco, Texas, was a throwback to a bad 1970s movie.

The shootout — which killed nine people and wounded 18 — seemed aberrant because the public image of many motorcycle gangs has been burnished in recent years thanks to the many largely benign bike enthusiasts who’ve co-opted some of the same clothing and style.

“I think, as a society, and to a large extent even in law enforcement, we fall into the sense that these guys are these big, rough-looking teddy bears that do blood drives and toy runs and are harmless,” says Dobyns, who infiltrated the notorious Hells Angels Motorcycle Club for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. “These are people that have used the motorcycle culture as…

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Shootout in Waco, Texas puts spotlight on motorcycle club culture

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