Wednesday, January 2, 2013


Put two or more guys with cars together and one if not both things will happen...a race and/or a club. In the latter, it's a chiseled out signature that you belong. With that signature comes a brotherhood, one with pride, standing tough and tall. The cars may wear a decal or a plaque, but there also needs to be a visible testament for ones body. Enter the club jacket or shirt.

If you think about it, this all started many years ago while wearing club related Cub Scouts shirts, Little League uniforms, or Letterman jackets, long before we could drive to show our self-signature. As you can see in the photo below, it's been flowing like this for a long time. In these early days of hot rodding, clubs identified themselves by having hand painted or embroidered leather jackets with attitude. And it's still the same today when you put a decal on your's ever-so-cool! Do it with pride!

A 1950's line-up with clubbers. Sadly photographer unknown.

On a recent trip to the Rockabilly rod gathering "Viva Las Vegas" my camera caught some of the club gear, guys and girls from far and wide sporting their colors...their signatures.

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