ATTENTION: ARMIES OF THE NIGHT
Rat Rod NYC is hosting the 1st annual Warriors Race – Bronx to Coney Island. 24-27 miles depending on route. Easiest Route Here
*****NOTE DATE CHANGE!!!! Official Race is FRIDAY, JULY 23 @ 7:00PM – NYC SUBWAY – 1TRAIN TO 242nd St, Van Cortland Park. END OF THE SUBWAY LINE. Meet outside the subway station.
1. Teams of 3
2. All teams take the MTA subway 1 train to the end of the line in the Bronx, 242nd St, Van Cortland Park
3. Teams RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org Rat Rod NYC will assign all team names via e-mail. Race meeting is 6:30pm outside the White Plains Road 2 train subway entrance.
4. Cost: $20/team for prize purse. ($6.60/skater/biker) Bring $20/team cash to Race Meeting at start.
5. Checkpoints will be announced at start, teams will be provided a map printout of the 3-4 Borough area.
6. Research your assigned team and dress the part. The race will be more fun if everyone dresses the part.
A quick summary of the notable gangs from “The Warriors”.
Turf: Gunhill, Bronx.
Outfit: Jeans, Denim Jackets, White Vests, Shades, Bandanas.
Turf: Tremont, Bronx.
Outfit: Jeans and dirty green T-shirts.
Turf: Riverside Park, Manhattan.
Outfit: White baseball uniforms with black pin stripe and leather cap. Faces are all uniquely painted.
Turf: Union Square, Manhattan.
Outfit: Jeans, various tops.
Weapons: Knives and guns.
Turf: Bowery, Manhattan.
Outfit: Denim jackets and leather caps.
Outfit: Orange robes.
Hurricanes – Spanish Harlem, hats, no shirts
Boppers – Harlem, wear purple waistcoats, cream-coloured trousers and hats
Hi-Hats – These ‘clowns’ wear white face paint, red and black tops, with suspender trousers and come from Soho, Manhattan.
Electrick Eliminators – These guys are easy to spot in the park, thanks to their bright yellow tops
Savage Huns – These guys from Chinatown, Manhattan wear green shirts and have brown pointy hats.
Moonrunners – The Moonrunners wear silver space style-suits and also these purple vests with moon necklaces. Their turf is Pelham in The Bronx.
Saracens – The Saracens wear black vests with a white trim. They are the rival gang of The Jones Street Boys who also have turf in Bensonhurst.
Satans Mothers – he Satans Mothers travelled from Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn and can be seen hanging around at the meeting in The Bronx.
Jones Street Boys – The Jones Street Boys from Bensonhurst, Brooklyn can be seen at the big meeting and wear black and yelow striped tops.
Van Cortland Rangers – The Van Cortlandt Rangers wear black and white striped tops.
Boyle Avenue Runners – A gang in jeans and black vests with a red trim.
Panzers – Group of guys in army jackets and hats. The guy in the middle looks like a young Laurence Fishburne!
The Amsterdam All-Stars,
The Baseball Furies,
The Black Hands,
The Big Trains,
The Boyle Avenue Runners,
The Colt 45’s,
The Delaney Rovers,
The E Street Shufflers,
The Easy Aces,
The Electric Eliminators,
The Eighth Avenue Apaches,
The Fifth Street Bombers,
The Five Points,
The Go Hards,
The Gun Hill Dancers,
The Gramercy Riffs,
The High Hats,
The High Rollers,
The Jones Street Boys,
The Judas Bunch,
The Nickel Steaks,
The Ninth Avenue Razors,
The Queen’s Bridge Mutilators,
The Real Boys,
The Red Hook Shooters,
The Savage Huns,
The Shanghai Sultans,
The Southern Cross,
The Turnbull AC’s,
The Van Cortlandt Rangers,