"I broke (the law) one day when I was 19 years
old and that's it.
"That's my whole record.
"And like I said, I'm the president... so if
you have to be a big lawbreaker to be in a bike club, that's
bullsh*t, because I'm not."
He said he had been pulled over by police more
than "five times a day" after the introduction of new rules
saying any motorcyclist wearing a club patch must be questioned.
His members have been told to record all
contact with police officers on camera phones to avoid being "victimised".
Tony " Bones" Lowe, president of
Life and Death Motorcycle Club with Katrinna Rose. Photo Nev
Madsen / The Chronicle
"We don't sell drugs, we don't stand over
people's businesses or anything," he said.
"We're bikers - we ride bikes, we work on
bikes, we have fun.
"People are playing up down at the Gold Coast
and we're all getting victimised.
"We haven't got any affiliations with any
clubs on the Gold Coast."
As a club office-bearer, "Bones" will face the
harshest penalties possible under the new laws if he commits a
serious crime - an extra 25 years on top of his initial
sentence, compared to 15 years for members lower in the
He said violent stand-offs between bikies and
police would be an inevitable result of the laws.
"Any person that's breaking the law, gets
pulled up and is looking at 35 years… they're going to try get
out of there," he said.