ARTICLE XI: CLUB INSIGNIA & UNIFORMS
Section 1. The Club insignia shall be the Rampant Horse & Motorcycle, a half gray rampant horse half motorcycle on a red & black background. “STEEL HORSES” shall be in gray block letters curved across the top of the insignia. “MOTORCYCLE CLUB” shall be curved across the bottom. Black and silver checkered boxes shall surround the insignia, all laid in a single element. Replicas of the Club insignia shall be considered to be the intellectual property of the Club. Your right to use and wear the insignia may be governed by these By-Laws, Federal laws, and State laws.
Section 2. The Club colors shall be red, black, silver and steel grey.
Section 3. The club overlay shall be a black leather vest with the patch displayed on the back panel along with respective location decals. On the front-side of the vest, from top down, the Members name, then rank, then any other patches of choice shall be displayed on the left front panel [as worn]. The right-side of the vest [as worn] will bear a SCHMC cookie patch in-line with the member’s name patch [left panel]. The remainder of the right panel will be reserved ONLY for fallen Steel Horses member(s) regalia.
Section 4. Uniform for ALL Club events is the official SHMCNY vest or jacket, unless another official event uniform is mandated by the Executive Board.
Section 5. Whenever riding, unless inappropriate, members are expected to wear their SHMCNY vest or jacket. Exceptions may be granted by the Executive Board.
Section 6. Prospect members will not be allowed to wear the official club insignia until they earn full membership rights; however, they are required to wear their prospect vest while participating in all motorcycle events/functions. Probationary members will not be allowed to wear the official club insignia until they earn full membership rights; however, they may wear non-insignia regalia until such time that they earn full membership status.
Section 7. The overlay for Prospects shall be a black leather vest and the insignia that will contain NO Rampant Horse & Motorcycle, and will be on a grayscale background. “STEEL HORSES” shall be in gray block letters curved across the top of the insignia. “PROSPECT” shall be curved across the bottom. Black and silver checkered boxes shall surround the insignia, all laid in a single element. Prospect T-shirts will be black in color and without the Club colors. The club name “STEEL HORSES MC” may be displayed on the front and/or back of said shirt in white letters.
Section 8. We grant you limited rights with the usage of the Club name and/or insignia. The Executive Board, reserves the right, prior to distribution to approve all business cards, flyers, special advertisements, photos and promotions bearing the SHMCNY name. In accordance, any misrepresentation or mishandling of the Club name and or insignia can lead to termination, penalties or a lawsuit.