JUN 00] CRIMES, FIRES & ACCIDENTS
To Mourn Founder's Death
than 1,000 British Hell’s Angels have paid their respects to the
founder of their group, who helped organise the annual Bulldog Bash
“Maz” Harris was killed in a motorcycle accident on 31 May.
had been a founder and spokesman for the British Hell’s Angels and
organised the annual
motorbike convention held at Long Marston, near Stratford.
also studied at the University of Warwick and achieved a doctorate in
philosophy with a thesis entitled Myth and Reality in the Motorcycle
1,000 bikers, some of whom came from the United States and Germany, formed a three-mile cortege, following the hearse on its way to
the church at Crayford in Kent where the service was held.
procession travelled at 20mph along the A2. At times it filled all
three lanes of the road and took five minutes to pass.
service, which included Dr Harris's favourite music rather than hymns,
began with Riders on the Storm by The Doors.
were also prayers, a reading of the 23rd Psalm, followed by Bird on a
Wire by Leonard Cohen and a recorded reading of Dylan Thomas's Under