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The Widows Sons is quite simply a motorcycle riders association. We are a non-brand specific riding association so no matter what brand of motorcycle you ride (minimum 500cc), so long as you are a Master Mason in good standing (AF&AM or F&AM) you are welcome as a member. We also have associate membership open to non-Masons, subject to a vote of our active members. We are an internationally based group of independent Masons who have joined together to simply share the thrill of riding with other members of our fraternity.

We do not intend to speak for or represent any Masonic body. We simply want to share our passion for riding with all other Masons who ride, and have some fun while we do it.

We are not a 1% club. We are just a social riding association, which happens to have set one of its membership requirements to include being a Master Mason in good standing. Our name comes from certain aspects of our Fraternity, it is not intended to instill fear or appear threatening in any way.

We are not territorial and do not condone illegal activities by our members. All we ask is that our members act in a way that will reflect well on our association, our Fraternity and motorcycling in general.

We have an association patch comprised of a picture of the Widow, the words Widows Sons and the name of our local Chapter. We also wear a Square & Compass patch (as we are entitled to do as Masons) to denote our personal fraternal affiliation. This is not a part of our colors; it is simply a common custom among members of our Fraternity to wear this symbol.

We strive to be friends and on good terms with ALL other clubs, associations and riders we share the road with.

We realize that wearing colors is a serious matter and wear them appropriately. We understand there are clubs that have been around for many years and we respect that Totally! We realize we are able to enjoy many of our riding freedoms thanks to the many clubs, associations and riders that have been in the wind before us.

Our patch allows other riders to know who we are and where we are from. We wear the name of our Chapter simply to identify where we are from not to claim any territory.

We ask all our members to wear their patch proudly and to always show respect for all other clubs, associations and riders. We do not take sides or involve ourselves when it comes to other club or association politics. We do not claim turf or territory.

Our members are also individually, members of ABATE, HOG, AMA and other similar motorcycling associations. We come from all walks of life, including veterans of our Armed Forces.

If any prospective members or others have any questions or would like more information about the Widows Sons we encourage them to contact us via email at .

The Widows Sons are an independent group of Internationally based Mastermasons who ride motorcycles and have organized to perform the laudable undertaking of aiding and assisting the Widows of Mastermasons, to promote Freemasonry in the world of motorcycling, to promote motorcycling in the World of Freemasonry, and to support the charities of the Widows Sons International Motorcycle Riders Association. All views and opinions of the Widows Sons International Motorcycle Riders Association are solely those of the The Widows Sons. The Widows Sons do not speak for, nor intend to attempt to act as representatives of any Grand Lodges, Symbolic Lodges, affiliate bodies of Freemasonry nor Freemasonry in general. The Widows Sons are not affiliated with any Grand Lodge nor are they an affiliate of any body of Freemasonry.

Website Last Update: DECEMBER/2003