170 Bikers Charged in Waco, in a Rivalry Rooted in the 1960s

The New York Times - In the denim-and-leather world of Texas motorcycle gangs, the Bandidos and the Cossacks are warring tribes in an unforgiving landscape.

"The violence is more intense and more public," said Randy McBee, an associate professor of history at Texas Tech University and the author of a coming book about the culture and the history of the American motorcyclist since World War II. "These people don't seem to have a concern about where or when it happens."

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