He has finally done it! Chris has put in an application to prospect with a Motorcycle Club.
Remember I said it all started with a documentary on the Hells Angels? Well, it has been a long saga of researching clubs, starting clubs, and not picking clubs ever since.
Truthfully, over the last 11 months, we have talked about so many clubs, I do not even know which came first.
(I know there was a brief hang-around period with the VFW MC in Lemon Grove there are even pictures to prove it). I know there was serious headway in starting the Irons Spades until a riding club in MN took the name. So then the Iron Spades became the Unseen (also sometimes referred to as USHRFIST). And then there was a Boozefighter phase.
Discouraged with other peoples' clubs, the guys got serious about starting their own club. They researched, they wrote some by-laws, they had the center patch and the top rocker all worked out. And then they found out how much it would cost to actually get the patches made. Estimates were anywhere from $500 to $2000 for just ten patches!
Enter stage left: Roughnecks MC. Out of nowhere, Jason suggested to Chris and James that they check out the Roughnecks, a group of public servants that ride together whenever they get an opportunity.
Chris and James attended their December meeting, had a Q&A session with the President and the Sargent-at-Arms.
And today, the guys emailed their packets to prospect to the President.
It will be approximately six months before they are eligible to be full-patch members. I'll keep you posted!
UPDATE: The boys are in :) Their first official meeting will be January 7. At this meeting, they will receive their "Prospect" patches!!