Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC (Motorcycle Club)

Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC is a one percenter motorcycle club founded in New York City, New York in 1966.

Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC History

Ching-A-Ling was founded in New York City, New York in 1966. The Ching-A-Lings started life as a Puerto Rican street gang in the Bronx area before patching over the New Rochelle Motorcycle Club, at which point the former street gang transformed themselves into a motorcycle club.

One interesting habit displayed by members of Ching-A-Ling MC is that when they visit the graves or memorials of former members they spit beer or other alcohol from their mouth onto the grave.

Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC Patch / Motto / Colors

The Ching-A-Lings use the acronym “CFFC”. This style of acronym is used by almost all outlaw clubs and stands for “Ching-A-Ling Forever, Forever Ching-A-Ling”.

Some Ching-A-Ling patches also show the number “314”, “3” for the letter C (Ching-A-Ling) and “14” for the letter N (Nomads).

In the center of the patch are the letters “FTW”, which is an acronym commonly used by outlaw motorcycle clubs and stands for “Fuck The World”.

There are two versions of the Ching-A-Ling Nomads patch, one with the iron cross in the center, the other with the swastika. Both the iron cross and the swastika signify strong ties to Prussia and Nazi Germany. Despite the nazi paraphernalia the one percenter motorcycle club accepts members of all races.

Ching-A-Ling MC Patch Logo
Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC Patch Logo
Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC Patch Logo 2
Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC Patch Logo 2

Ching-A-Ling members at times have been known to wear clothing displaying the Swastika.

Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC Chapters

Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC have their strongest presence in the Bronx, however also have chapters in other states.

  • Ching-A-Ling Nomads New York
    • Bronx (Mother Chapter)
  • Ching-A-Ling Nomads Connecticut
    • New Haven
    • Wallingford
  • Ching-A-Ling Nomads Virginia
Ching-A-Ling MC clubhouse Bronx New York
Ching-A-Ling MC clubhouse Bronx New York

Famous Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC Members

Chuck Zito – Actor / Hells Angel / Former Ching-A-Ling Member

Chuck Zito was a member of the New Rochelle Motorcycle Club when they were patched over by the Ching-A-Ling street gang, forming the Ching-A-Ling Motorcycle Club. He is best known for his acting roles in the shows “Oz” and “Sons of Anarchy”.

In around 1980 he left Ching-A-Ling MC to join Hells Angels MC, later becoming one of the founders of the Hells Angels New York Nomads chapter. He left the Hells Angels in 2005.

He has also performed a number of other roles outside of the Hells Angels club including working as a celebrity bodyguard, stuntman and boxing trainer. His work as a celebrity bodyguard allowed him to build friendships with many A-List Hollywood celebrities, including friendships with Mickey Rourke and Sean Penn. In 1998 he dropped Jean-Claude Van Damme in a fight in Manhattan.

View our full article on Chuck Zito.

Hells Angels Chuck Zito
Hells Angels Chuck Zito

Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC Crime / In The Media

1990 – 15 June, 1990. About half a dozen people are in an argument outside 2078 Arthur Avenue in East Tremont. Two Ching-A-Ling Nomads members arrive and a shooting begins. One of the members, Sam Sequino, is shot in the stomach and later dies at Jacobi Medical Center. The other Ching-A-Ling member is also shot, however survives.

Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC Books / Movies / TV

No books specifically written about Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC are available for us to recommend. The Ching-A-Lings do however get a mention in Chuck Zito’s book, Street Justice (link opens in a new tab).

Instead you may be interested in viewing our list of outlaw motorcycle club books.

Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC Enemies and Allies

Ching-A-Ling Nomads MC enemies:

  • To be confirmed.

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