Hells Angels founder Sonny Barger has died at the age of 83 after battling cancer.
The biker, of California, passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife Zorana and relatives on June 29.
A statement on his Facebook page read: “If you are reading this message, you’ll know that I’m gone. I’ve asked that this note be posted immediately after my passing.
“I’ve lived a long and good life filled with adventure. And I’ve had the privilege to be part of an amazing club.”
He told fans to “stay loyal, remain free, and always value honor”.
Barger was best known for launching the Oakland Hells Angels and is often credited for building the gang into an international organization, The Mercury News revealed.