ON OUTLAW BIKER CLUBS EDWARD WINTERHALDER
The UCW Radio Host Louis Velazquez had the opportunity to have
Author/Leading Authority on Outlaw Biker Clubs Edward Winterhalder on the
Edward Winterhalder is an American author, entrepreneur, and leading authority
on motorcycle clubs and the biker lifestyle; his books are published in multiple
languages and sold all over the world.
Author of a historical look into the secret world ofoutlaw motorcycle clubs(also known as biker gangs), his
autobiography about the time he spent with theBandidosMotorcycle Club titled
Out In Bad Standings: Inside The
Bandidos Motorcycle Club - The Making Of A Worldwide Dynastywas published in November 2005, according
to large bookstores like Barnes & Nobleand Amazon.
Winterhalder is also the co-author, with Canadian motorcycle journalist Wil De
The Assimilation: Rock
Machine Become Bandidos - Bikers United Against The Hells Angels(published by Canada's ECW Press in June
2008); the co-author, with James Richard Larson, ofAll Roads Lead To Sturgis: A Biker's
Story(published by Blockhead
City Press in February 2009); the co-author, with Australian Arthur Veno and
Canadian Wil De Clercq, ofBiker
Chicks: The Magnetic Attraction of Women to Bad Boys and Motorbikes(published by Australia's Allen & Unwin in
May 2009) and the co-author, with Canadian Wil De Clercq, ofL'Assimilation: Rock Machine & Bandidos
Contre Hells Angels(published by
Canada's Octave Editions in June 2009).
An October 2006 issue of Rockstar Magazine described Winterhalder as being the
high ranking member of theBandidos
responsible for the assimilation of a Canadianmotorcycle gangknown as theRock Machinein 2001, which then became the Canadian
chapters of theBandidos.
An executive producer of the
on the EdgeDVD/television
reality series, Winterhalder was born inNew
England, grew up inConnecticutand moved toOklahomaafter serving in the US Army. InOklahomahe joined the Rogues Motorcycle Club in
the 1970s, and was a close associate and/or a member of theBandidosfor more than twenty years.
He has been seen on Fox TV News, History Television, the History Channel, theCBCCanadian
TV evening news, been a featured author on Bravo TV's "The Word", and has been
quoted by hundreds of magazines and newspapers worldwide such as theSeattle Weekly, theAustin Chronicle, the Sunshine Coast Daily
in Australia andThe Guardianin England; the media recognizes him as
one of the world's leading authorities on theBandidos, outlaw motorcycle clubs and
A consultant to the entertainment industry for television shows and feature
films that focus on the biker lifestyle, the main characterJax Tellerin the new series
Sons of Anarchyis partially based on specific aspects of
Winterhalder's life as portrayed in his first bookOut In Bad Standings, according to
theLaconia Citizenand Bombin' Magazine