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"This was a new breed of rebel," Ray told LIFE.com, recalling his time with the Angels. "They, of course, didn't have jobs. They despised everything that most Americans pursue -- stability, security. They rode their bikes, hung out in bars for days at a time, fought with anyone who messed with them. They were self-contained, with their own set of rules, their own code of behavior. It was extraordinary.

member of the Hell's Angels San Francisco chapter photographed by Irving Penn, 1967 #motorcycle #motorbike