The biker films of the Sixties were largely exploitative action dramas made on slim budgets and drawing on ‘straight’ America’s post-war fears and anxieties regarding the marginalized and outcast. They never sought to portray these subcultures accurately but rather as caricatures of their urban nightmares.
Today the concept of the rebel is also increasingly subjective and image-based.
Are you a rebel in some way? Do you think it might even be pretentious to think of yourself as such?
“Get your motor runnin’.”