Why did you guys feel it was time to leave the Iron Order? We, the Original 8 and all senior founders and officers of the Iron Order, realized the current leadership was taking the Iron Order into a direction we never intended the club to go. Since 2014 the Iron Order changed dramatically under the current leadership, creating serious issues for everyone. We recognized the problem, left the Iron Order and founded the Iron Legacy MC. We re-established our founding principles and values back to their intended place. We are a continuance of our original heritage we started on July 4, 2004. It is our mission to keep our original values and founding principles as our guide to keep the Iron Legacy from ever going down the road the Iron Order MC has gone down.
What is Iron Legacy MC’s relationship with the Iron Order MC now? We have no relationship, association, affiliation, or communication with the Iron Order MC. We will have nothing to do with the Iron Order MC. We determined the direction the Iron Order chose to take in September 2014 totally contradicted everything the Iron Order stood for and was founded on. We have re-established the original values and principles that the current Iron Order leadership have rejected and turned against. To further clarify this position, the Iron Order proclaimed the Iron Legacy MC a hostile club. The Iron Legacy is not hostile to any club however that has nothing to do with the current Iron Order MC leader’s mentality regarding the Iron Legacy.
You sound a lot like the Iron Order. What makes you any different than the IO? When the bullshit set in and the Iron Order decided to venture down a road that was never intended by it's founders, we decided there was nothing we could do to get the train back on the track so we turned back the clock and pushed the delete button. Since then there has been a written history for the Iron Order of total chaos both inside and outside the club. Their clubhouses and everywhere they go seems to turn into violent disruptions for all bikers. We will never condone nor allow the behavior and leadership that has created such a mentality. We are a law abiding, independent, like minded brotherhood who will never take that fork in the road they have taken. The disintegration of brotherhood and respect will never be tolerated as it is within their club. We know who and what we are. We will never pretend to be Billy bad asses, bullies, trouble makers, or cause problems for our communities, other MC's or fellow bikers. Learning from our past mistakes we now have safe guards that are permanently in place to assure that our founders fundamental principles are never cast aside. These are just a few examples of what makes us different than the Iron Order.
Is the ILMC a 1% Motorcycle Club? NO! And we never will be.
If you’re not a 1% club then what’s up with the diamond 8? The Diamond 8 has been the defining symbol of the Original 8 founders of both clubs since day 1, 2004. It is worn and displayed by both clubs in honor of the men who set down in concrete the principles and values both clubs are founded on. The new Diamond represents the move of the Original 8 from that club to their new home where those founding principles and values will never be buried by leadership again. It is now called the HellFire 8. The gold holds that truth to be self-evident. The flames represent the hell the Rider has come up from to bring HILTH back to life never to be forlorn again. The bottom of the new 8 is in the old club’s font showing the origin and the top is in the Iron Legacy font where the only remaining 4 of the 8 now ride.
What territories do you claim? NONE and Never will we claim territories. We wear a rocker to tell others where we are from nothing more.
Is the Iron Legacy a Law Enforcement Motorcycle club? NO, however we do have LEOs spread throughout our club.
Do you allow drugs like marijuana? No and Hell NO! No illegal drugs or illegal activities whatsoever!!!! For states that have legalized Marijuana, we will let federal law guide our policies.
What other Motorcycle Clubs are the ILMC affiliated with? The ILMC is not affiliated nor are we a support club to any other Motorcycle Club. We respect all clubs and we have great relations with other clubs who accept our law abiding values. We support our own brothers. To those who are looking for some kind of conspiracy or secret alliance with other clubs, there is none.
How many members do you have? More than one and less than a million.
Can women join the ILMC? The ILMC is a very traditional motorcycle club that follows the same traditions set by motorcycle clubs in the 50's and early 60's. Therefore we are a men's club.
Are you bad asses? We all have asses, some bigger than others. We are family men, we work hard, we play hard, we ride hard, and take care of our brothers. No time for school yard games.
If you guys are law abiding and have law enforcement in your club then why do you wear a three piece patch like an outlaw motorcycle club? We abide by the same traditions of motorcycle clubs in the 1950’s and 60’s who were social outcasts and non-conformists. During this time in MC history the clubs who wore a three piece patch were outcasts from normal society and free of the restrictions society put on social customs. That means they partied their asses off and shocked the world with the new found freedom of being themselves which in turn caused them to band together in a very special brotherhood. Today the ILMC is a true outcast club with a very strong brotherhood. We do not conform to the protocols that are illegal and infringe on the rights of others
Why do you wear a three piece patch and MC designation instead of just wearing a one piece patch to avoid all the hassle? We wear an MC with a three piece because we are a brotherhood of motorcycle nut cases. When a brother is broke down at 3:00am he will be taken care of. When a brother needs a place to stay or a hot meal when passing through town, he will be taken care of. When a brother hurts from life’s tough times he has support, a hand up, and healing from his brothers. When a brother is deployed his family is watched over. When a brother needs help he has help right by his side. When a brother is in trouble he has brothers who will stand with him against all adversity. When a brother needs a hand putting a roof on his house or repairing his scoot he has brothers he can rely on. There are never any strangers with our patch they are just brothers we have not yet met. But more than all of what brothers can do, we have the blessed brotherhood to provide all these needs to all our brothers in our beloved MC. The most rewarding station in our lifestyle is to be the brother providing the helping hand to a brother in need and to know he has your back always.
Why do you guys wear a state rocker? The founders of the club had to decide on the design of our colors. We were in Louisville, Kentucky a decade ago. We asked if we should fly a city rocker and we were told that was claiming territory which our club will never do. We asked if we should fly a county rocker and we were told the same thing. We asked if we should fly a region like Northern Kentucky and again it was a screwy answer. Finally we asked for a suggestion as to what we should fly and we were told “Brotherhood”. Well we don’t live in the town of “Brotherhood”. We decided on the state rocker since we do not claim territory and it made sense to us that the state would not designate a territory.
Why is the Iron Legacy MC in the Alliance of Law Abiding Motorcycle Clubs? Our principles and values totally align with the Alliance. It is an honor for our club to be a part of an organization that is working hard to make the biker community open and safe for all clubs and riders. We stand on our Constitutional rights with all Alliance MC's as we move forward with our law abiding commitment to our families, our brothers, our fellow bikers, and our communities. If being around law enforcement, military, and first responders is offensive to you then don't come around us.
Who can join the Iron Legacy? If you are male, 18, law abiding, have a cruiser style motorcycle more than 750cc, or a sport bike and a strong desire to do something good for your community while at the same time helping build a true national brotherhood of like-minded individuals....then you MIGHT be ILMC material.
I heard all you have to do is send in money and you can get patches from the ILMC, is that true? Absolutely, please send cash only. Be sure to include two box tops from your Fruit Loops cereal box. Then check your mailbox regularly. Be patient, the patches may arrive at the same time as that Little Orphan Annie secret decoder ring you've been waiting for. Let us know how all that works out for ya.
Do I have to be a Probate or Prospect for the ILMC? The short answer is yes. We're all grown men. This isn't a schoolyard and we're no bullies. You will, however, earn our trust, respect, and the right to wear our patch. There is a hang around period when you will learn about us and we will learn about you. There is a Prospect period where you will learn more about us and you will prove your desire to wear our cut and your commitment to our values and brotherhood. There are no hazing or foolish games. This is a serious time for everyone to take the time to decide if this is a good fit for all.
Do you take minorities and men of color? We all share the color red. The blood in our veins as human beings and if you're willing to shed your blood for your country or to put your ass on the line for your fellow brothers then how can we not? Our brotherhood is open to all good men who share our values and principles.
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