The Duke City Rockers’ core values start in the garage and continue on the unlimited open road.
We’ve been riding the mean streets of Albuquerque on custom hand-built cafe racers since 2008. We held our first bike rally in 2010, and have been featured in the magazines Scoot and La Loca. We also enjoy helping the community by contributing our time and money to local and national charitable organizations like Paws and Stripes and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The Rockers are a loosely structured, independent group that prefers custom jobs but accepts all styles of bikes and personalities in its ranks.
With dozens of local and regional riders, each Rocker’s bike has a distinct look, ranging from “rustic” to custom to stock. “Like most automotive outsiders, I have always had an affection for the custom culture of hot rods, bobbers and cafe racers,” says former DCR president Thaison Garcia. “I naturally gravitated toward a few folks who had the same appreciation for everything vintage. The great thing about the club is that it’s more about the riding, wrenching and camaraderie than the clothes or attitude.”