An angel spreads his wings. . . .
Sonny Barger is the number-one spokesman for the motorcycle experience. His New York Times bestseller, Hell's Angel, was an exhilarating history of his adventures with the world's most notorious motorcycle club. Now he brings us rousing, moving, and wildly entertaining true stories of his renegade brothers and sisters in the relentless pursuit of liberty, individuality, and the "ultimate ride."
And what stories he has to tell — freewheeling, bare-knuckle tales of brawls and battles, brotherhood, breathtaking adventures, crazy quests, and the inevitable classic scrapes with "John Law." The most colorful legends and unforgettable characters of biker lore come alive in this book. In addition, celebrities like Steve McQueen, Johnny Paycheck, and David Crosby thunder through these pages in a sensational collection of rebel tales that runs the gamut from poignant and inspiring to thrilling and utterly outrageous.
Whether you ride, have never ridden, or dream of riding, Ridin' High, Livin' Free is a reading experience you won't soon forget — a fascinating glimpse into a unique culture of freedom that recognizes only one commandment: the code of the road.
In his national bestselling autobiography, "Hell's Angel, " Barger took readers on an incredible ride through the badlands of his life. In this fascinating follow-up, he shares the wild and entertaining stories of fellow bikers and their quest for freedom, individuality, and the ultimate ride. 51 photos throughout.
Ralph "Sonny" Barger currently lives near Phoenix, Arizona, where he is a member of the Cave Creek chapter of the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club. A master mechanic, he has served as technical consultant on several biker films, including Hell's Angels on Wheels and Hell's Angels '69.