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Not your average bubbies and zaydies

For Toronto’s Yidden on Wheels Jewish Motorcycle Touring Club, president Gadi Prager says, ‘We are just a bunch of Jews who like to dress up in leather on weekends.’

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Photo by: LAUREN IZSO
The most common stereotype about motorcycle gangs is their link to drugs and crime, a myth reinforced by the rebellious drug users who portray bikers on television. Even The Simpsons had an episode about the infamous Hell’s Angels wreaking havoc in Springfield.

But for Yidden on Wheels, the opposite is true. “We are just a bunch of Jews who like to dress up in leather on weekends,” says YOW president Gadi Prager.



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