What is the difference between a riding club and a motorcycle club?

Members of riding clubs usually have very few commitments, and may come and go as they please. A MOTORCYCLE CLUB requires a deep level of personal commitment and self-discipline. Members of motorcycle clubs make a lifelong commitment – they are club members 24-7, they do not just come and go casually.

What is the difference between a MC and a MCC?

An MCC is a motorcycle club. Members are people who have an interest in motorcycling. There are a (very) few MCCs who wear backpatches with permission from their local MC and will usually have an affiliation with them or have declared support of them. They will usually wear a badge showing this.

What is the difference between riders and bikers?

Hence they are eager to carry a motorbiking badge or identity. Therefore everything indicates that they are a bike enthusiast and they are a biker. Hence coming to the term rider, who is he/she or what makes someone a rider? Simply a rider is who rides, who rides a motorcycle, who love and enjoy riding a motorcycle.

What is a motorcycle Social Club?

SOCIAL CLUB (SC): It is a club geared towards enthusiasts who ride together but are not structured and/or geared to host events within the motorcycle community directly. Clubs in this classification have little or no required commitment within the community.

What does the number 13 mean for bikers?

The letter M, being the 13th letter of the alphabet, often is said to stand for marijuana or motorcycle. Generally, it is assumed someone wearing a 13 patch is either a user of marijuana or other drugs, or is involved with the sale of them.

What are the ranks in a motorcycle club?

Motorcycle clubs may have formal hierarchy and duties to promote structure for their club. The most common ranks are Founder, President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Road Captain, SGT at Arms, Member and Prospect. Clubs may also have a Tail-Gunner, enforcer and a chaplain.

What do you call a group of bikers?

In a road bicycle race, the peloton (from French, originally meaning ‘platoon’) is the main group or pack of riders.

Major Differences. RC: Riding motorcycles is the primary purpose of a riding club. It’s mission is to enjoy in the spirit of riding together, with no other committments or requirements. MC: Riding motorcycles is not really what a motorcycle club is about.

How often do riding clubs need to meet?

Riding clubs may or may not have regularly scheduled meetings, and they may or may not require its members to pay dues. Members of a riding club might get together once a month to go for a ride, and that may be the extent of their involvement.

What happens when you leave a motorcycle club?

In some clubs, the patch can be kept after you’ve left the club. In others, it must be returned to club. MC: In a motorcycle club, the back patch is earned along with membership. Should you get kicked out of the club, the patch is returned to them. RC: Members of a riding club are free to quit at anytime.

What are the requirements of a motorcycle club?

A MOTORCYCLE CLUB requires a deep level of personal commitment and self-discipline. You are not just joining a group of people who like to ride motorcycles, you are joining a family. There are mandatory dues and several attendance/participation requirements that must be fulfilled by each member.