The term “booze fighter,” originated before the Turn of the 20th Century and was slang to describe a man fighting the bottle, an alcoholic.
Founded in 1946 by “Wino” Willie Forkner and a group of WWII vets, the Boozefighters are a club based on motorcycle racing, brotherhood, and riding (with a healthy dose of drinking thrown in for good measure). The Boozefighters came to national prominence in 1947 because a racing event held in the farming town of Hollister, CA.
In 1953, that event would be immortalized by Marlon Brando on the silver screen and would forever etch the image of the biker on the American psyche.
If you want to know more contact a local Boozefighter.