Edward Winterhalder is the world’s leading authority on motorcycle clubs and the outlaw biker lifestyle; his eleven books about the culture are sold internationally, and one, The Assimilation: Rock Machine Become Bandidos, has been published in multiple languages and was optioned for television in 2017.
He was associated with motorcycle clubs and outlaw bikers for almost thirty years, and has been seen on Fox News (the O'Reilly Factor with Bill O'Reilly & America's Newsroom), CNN, Bravo, Al Jazeera, BBC, ABC Nightline, MSNBC News Nation, Good Morning America, History Channel, Global, National Geographic, History Television, AB Groupe, and CBC. In addition to his literary endeavors, he is a consultant to the entertainment industry, and has produced episodes of TV series such as Outlaw Bikers, Gang World, Marked, Biker Chicz, Living On The Edge, and Gangland.
Winterhalder's screenplays include "Bloodline Redemption", "Twin Roads To Revenge", "Vindication", "Das Portal" and "Biker Daddy", and his books include "The Blue And Silver Shark: A Biker's Story" (co-author Marc Teatum - Dec 15); "Biker Chicz: The Attraction Of Women To Motorcycles And Outlaw Bikers" (co-author Wil De Clercq - Jul 14); "The Ultimate Biker Anthology: An Introduction To Books About Motorcycle Clubs And Outlaw Bikers" (co-editor Iain Parke - Nov 13) "The Moon Upstairs: A Biker's Story" (co-author Marc Teatum - Dec 12); "One Light Coming: A Biker's Story" (co-author Marc Teatum - Oct 11); "Biker Chicz of North America" (co-author Wil De Clercq - Dec 10); "Die Ubernahme: Von Der Rock Machine Zu Den Bandidos - Der Bikerkrieg In Kanada" (co-author Wil De Clercq - Mar 10); "The Mirror: A Biker's Story" (co-author James Richard Larson - Jan 10); "L'Assimilation: Rock Machine & Bandidos Contre Hells Angels" (co-author Wil De Clercq - Jun 09); "Biker Chicks: The Magnetic Attraction of Women to Bad Boys and Motorbikes" (co-author Arthur Veno with Wil De Clercq - May 09); "All Roads Lead To Sturgis: A Biker's Story" (co-author James Richard Larson - Feb 09); "The Assimilation: Rock Machine Become Bandidos - Bikers United Against The Hells Angels" (co-author Wil De Clercq - Jun 08); and "Out In Bad Standings: Inside The Bandidos Motorcycle Club - The Making Of A Worldwide Dynasty" (Nov 05).
Biker Chicz Biography ⋄ Documentary Based on the book Biker Chicz of North America, Biker Chicz is a reality television series that is hosted by a Harley riding female who travels across the country each week visiting independent, inspirational women that ride their own motorcycles.
Living On The Edge Biography ⋄ Documentary Living on the Edge is a reality television series about motorcycle clubs doing good deeds in their communities, an Extreme Makeover: Home Edition type show set in the world of bikers – each week the series will feature a different motorcycle club and focus on the family, employment and lives of individual club members, as well as the communities in which they live in, and the causes and charities they support on a daily basis.
TV Movie (Documentary) Producer
Television (Reality-TV) Producer "Biker Chicz" is a docu-reality TV series featuring the colorful, entertaining and engaging women who are members of an all-female motorcycle club known as the "East Coast Biker Chicks"(ECBC). Focusing on the positive aspects of the Harley-Davidson biker culture and set in the Boston metropolitan area, "Biker Chicz" chronicles the daily lives and activities of a group of empowered women from all walks of life: a social worker, a scientist, a stock broker, a mortgage broker, a chiropractor and others who are in many ways average everyday typical American women. The members of the club are bound together by their independence, love of motorcycles and the open road, and the camaraderie and fellowship which the ECBC provides. Written by Dara Taylor
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Television (Crime and History) Producer, Self
Television (Biography, Crime and History) Producer, Self Follows the evolution and power of gangs across the United States.
Living on the Edge: Riding with the Vietnam Vets Motorcycle Club in Pennsylvania
TV Movie by Edward Winterhalder (Documentary) Producer, Director, Composer Biker orientated, Harley-themed documentary reality show that focuses on the positive aspects of motorcycle club life, through the lives, families, communities and jobs of club members. As you ride along with the Vietnam Vets Motorcycle Club and their guest, corporate executive Mike Crowe, the bikers host a picnic for returning Iraqi and Afghani war veterans and visit a local Harley dealer to attend a book signing. Made by bikers for bikers, but will captivate anyone in the world who is interested in the biker lifestyle. Written by Anonymous
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School of Hard Knocks