Of the bikie characters we meet in the documentary, with names such as "Bullets" and "Porky", the most impressive is Jock Ross, the fierce Glaswegian who founded the Comancheros in 1968.Ross
, who now lives at Wisemans Ferry with his
wife, was one of two at the heart of the conflict.It was Ross
who split the Comancheros
into two chapters, taking one to Parramatta and leaving the city-based club under the command of his
loyal follower "Snotty".
Snotty and some of his
followers, tired of Ross's military-style leadership, formed a breakaway gang modelled on the more pleasure-seeking Bandidos in the US.They soon became known for legendary parties in their Birchgrove clubhouse.
"The Bandidos were living the Easy Rider lifestyle.But Jock
didn't want to adapt to the new ways," Brown says.
may be grey-haired now, but there is nothing benign about him.His
meaty arms are covered in tattoos and every now and again his
temper explodes when he
disagrees with the script.Both gangs have full consultation rights on the film
makes a joke, everyone laughs along nervously, including Brown.