Purposes: To acquaint pupils with groups the biker. To acquaint pupils with groups the biker. To reveal the relation and predisposition of pupils to subculture bikers. To reveal the relation and predisposition of pupils to subculture bikers.
The subculture is a community of people, whose belief, outlooks on life and behavior are excellent from standard or are simply hidden from general public that distinguishes them from broader concept of the culture which branch they are.
bikers, — fans and admirers of motorcycles. Unlike ordinary motorcyclists, at bikers the motorcycle is part of a way of life. Association with adherents on the basis of this way of life also is characteristic.
Biker movement arose in the 1950th years in the USA, got into Europe and Russia in the 1970th (in the USSR in the 1980th years they were called by "rockers"), any time was a part of subculture [to specify] when bikers were divided into slightly aggressive and conflicting groups. Until recently the concept "biker" extended only on owners of choppers and by all means associated with the forward wheel taken out far forward, abundance of chrome, skin, long hair and a beard of the motorcyclist. However, since the end of the 90th years on roads motorcycles with high-resourceful engines and aerodynamics improved by a plastic fairing — sport baizes even more often began to appear. Throughout long time sport bikers didn't admit "true" bikers as members of biker community, even such gesture as a welcome raising of a hand at a meeting on the road, on them didn't extend. The reason of such confrontation was covered in shape of the motorcycle and a driving manner. High speed of a sport bike and the motorcyclist in the full equipment, more similar to the astronaut in a space suit, didn't match in understanding of bikers of an old formation shape of the real biker. Emergence history.
Stereotypic appearance of the biker: "leather biker jacket" motor-jacket (often over a motor-jacket the jeans or leather vest without sleeves with "flowers" of a motor club is put on), leather trousers. Bikers often release long hair, moustaches, beards. For protection of eyes against a wind wear glasses, quite often ignore helmets, but sometimes prefer to carry the presents or the stylized helmets of Wehrmacht, is more rare - helmets of the German soldiers of World War I. Appearance of bikers
1. It is better than feeling, than from the car 2. Maneuverability is more than at the car 3. It is easier to operate than car 4. More economic than the car 5. Pleasant sound 6. If broke, the wrecker isn't necessary 7. The motorcycle fixes more eyes, than the car 8. Together with the motorcycle, as a rule, you buy a helmet, a leather jacket, leather mitts - and in them more brutally you look. Pluses:
1. During a rain you can not ride 2. At a speed any midge got to you strikes as a hammer, especially if to the head gets, and you without a helmet 3. In difference from the car, all acquaintances ask to drive on the motorcycle 4. It is 100 times easier to break on it, than by car Minuses:
BIKER TEA – disputable, has many treatments. 1. Very hot tea for after long movement when you will strongly freeze. 2. Very strong tea for faster sobering. 3. The warmed-up mix of vodka and beer with very strong tea for faster intoxication. 4. In some gangs – a mix of oil, urine, dirt for a baptism and dedication of beginners in members. 5. In some cafes and snack bars – the cheapest drink, swill. 6. Tea in a beer mug. 7. Still it is considered that bikers drink nothing, except beer therefore beer and is biker tea, etc. BIKER TEA
Among bikers the motorcycles made the hands with ability and the rich imagination are considered as the most dear. Most often class chopper, or to castes. Some clubs expose certain requirements to engine displacement, color (for example blue-white-red or red-white-blue) or motorcycle brand. Motorcycles of bikers
Most often used symbolics: Confederation flag (See. Civil war in the USA) (more precisely, its option — Naval Jack). The tradition of its primeniye went from the American bikers. Its modern value is ambiguous: on the one hand it symbolizes nonconformism of bikers (see. Confederative states of America), with another, can still be a racism symbol. It should be noted, what not all representatives of biker movement have idea of historical value of a symbol or don't attach it significance, using the Confederation flag only as a sign of participation in this movement. Skull image. Usually symbolizes fearlessness in the face of danger and death. Other sense of use of a symbol of a skull at bikers — protection against death. There is a popular belief that when the Death comes, it leaves on the dead the sign — a skull and if on the person already there is this symbol, it thinks that here already was and doesn't touch the person. The emblem (at bikers the emblem usually is called "Colours") the club, sewed on a back (often it sew on leather or jeans vests which put on over a leather biker jacket, but can sew and on a jacket) which shows to what motor club belongs the biker. On a club emblem usually specify the name (in the top part), the country or the city, in which the motor club is organized (in the lower part), the club logo (the central part) and the status of the club, widespread is the signature of "MS" testifying to belonging of club to the category "MC" of clubs (an abbreviation from the English word "Motorcycle Club"). Also, some clubs do special stripes on a sleeve of a jacket or on a breast on a vest (on the left side) where the status or a position (The president, the Secretary, the Accountant, the Goldsmith, the Doctor, the Applicant, the Prospectus, Member, etc.) the biker in club, the club name is specified. Tattoo Iron cross. It is adopted at the American soldiers after World War II when, actually, there was a biker movement. Носив awards of the enemy, soldiers expressed a protest against the American power. Bikers represent this award without a swastika. Symbolics of bikers