Brigands Motorcycle Club is a biker gang founded by Kurt Oxford in 1966. Despite Oxford's death in prison in 1969, the gang continued to grow. By 1985, the club had an estimated 3,000 full-patch members and 30,000 associates and hangers-on.
The club has 70 chapters in the United States and over 100 more worldwide.
- Long Beach, California, United States (mother chapter)
- South Devon, United Kingdom
- London, UK
- Cardiff, UK
- Bristol, UK
- Rotterdam, Netherlands
- Valencia, Spain
- Mexico City, Mexico
- Sydney, Australia
- At least one chapter somewhere in Scandinavia
- At least two chapters in Argentina
- At least two other chapters in the Netherlands
- At least one chapter in South Africa
- At least one chapter in the northern UK
- Brigands MC is, in Britain at least, the second-most powerful biker gang, surpassed only by "one mighty international gang" (ostensibly Hell's Angels).
- Jane Oxford, the wife of Kurt Oxford, once wrote a book on the history of the Brigands, Riding with Kurt and the Brigands.
- The club's patch depicts a highwayman brandishing a sawn-off shotgun.
- The Vengeful Bastards were formed by two Brigands kicked out of the Brigands for using heroin. The Vengefuls are the Brigands' sworn enemies.