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From: Boxer on 17 Jan 2008 20:53
"JL" <jlittler(a)my-deja.com> wrote in message
On Jan 18, 10:48 am, Damien <al.qa...(a)asio.gov.au> wrote:
> I just think of some of the look I've had myself, just walking through a
> shopping centre with nothing more intimidating than a dri-rider jacket!
Errm Damien, what makes you think that the Dri Rider had anything to
do with it ? :-)
Could be a deodorant issue?
From: Mad-Biker on 17 Jan 2008 20:54
well, its not saying they cant go in, they just cant goin wearing colours.
because they are trying to curbe the violence and rivalry.
how do the regular people feel when a bunch of burly outlaws burst into the
pub and take over? fear i recon
its a long line of legislated attacks on omcg's zeebee, from fortified
barricades on theri club houses to this..
I for one, am a little biased, but im for banning of them.
"Zebee Johnstone" <zebeej(a)gmail.com> wrote in message
> There's a move afoot in Sydney to ban people from entering pubs if they
> are wearing outlaw club colours or otherwise displaying club logos. (And
> they've named the clubs, the ones most of us think of when we think
> "outlaw club" such as Rebels and Bandidos). THe idea is the pubs
> themselves do the banning rather than this being a law as such.
> The UMC - an umbrella group of the patch clubs, who send a delegate to
> the MCC of NSW like any other club can - has asked that the MCC as a
> lobby group become involved in fighting this.
> As the aus.moto delegate, I need to know what the people I'm representing
> Is this something non-patch-club riders should worry about, as an attack
> on motorcyclists?
> Is this liable to be a problem for non-patch motorcyclists, like "you
> ride bikes and we don't want you"?
> Is this something we should be concerned about as citizens, that you
> get banned because of what you wear or who you choose to associate with,
> even though you personally have done nothing wrong?
> In other words, is this something the Motorcycle Council od NSW should
> be involved in?
> This is a Sydney (well Paramatta so far, but it will spread) thing,
> but I believe other state groups are doing the same, in SA they are
> talking about making it law.
> So tell me aus.moto, what do you want the MCC to do in this? Oppose the
> ban or not? If the MCC should support the UMC in opposition to the ban,
> what form should that support take?
From: Boxer on 17 Jan 2008 20:56
"Damien" <al.qaeda(a)asio.gov.au> wrote in message
> JL wrote:
>> On Jan 18, 10:48 am, Damien <al.qa...(a)asio.gov.au> wrote:
>>> I just think of some of the look I've had myself, just walking through a
>>> shopping centre with nothing more intimidating than a dri-rider jacket!
>> Errm Damien, what makes you think that the Dri Rider had anything to
>> do with it ? :-)
> Why? Because I'm not actually that scary, and never get those sort of
> looks when I'm wearing non-riding gear. For whatever reason, it is the
> gear that determines whether people see me as just another shopper or as
> some unspecified threat. If that's what a dri-rider can inspire, then what
> about a leather jacket with unfamiliar (but non-gang) patches covering
A dri-Rider is very "Down Market", perhaps you should upgrade to Dianese or
From: G-S on 17 Jan 2008 20:57
> (1) except when accountant OMCG wannabes wear something that's
> indistinguishable and bring down the inevitable consequences - if it
> walks like a duck and quacks like a duck be prepared to be treated
> like a duck.
And you think that's ok?
Because I don't...
Are you going to generalize on religion next?
That muslim looks like a terrorist... let's restrict him from going here
or there because he's a security risk.
Is that ok with you too?
From: Boxer on 17 Jan 2008 20:59
"corks" <trigarti67(a)nospam.iinet.net.au> wrote in message
> "Zebee Johnstone" <zebeej(a)gmail.com> wrote in message
>> In aus.motorcycles on Thu, 17 Jan 2008 23:27:21 +0900
>> corks <trigarti67(a)nospam.iinet.net.au> wrote:
>>> ummm can you name or tell me of a patch club that hasnt lived up to
>> Vietnam Veterans?
> hmmmm, they dont actually claim to be 1%�rs tho, tho over here they do
> hang out a bit with them
Some of the local Veitnam Veterans in QLD try to portray the 1% image but as
they are now averageing well over 60 years of age their walking frames are
softening the image.