Kimzey, Lou

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Kimzey, Lou Gender: M
Lee Louis Kimzey
born on 25 March 1928 at 16:40 (= 4:40 PM )
Place South Gate, California, 33n57, 118w13
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 05°07' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 02°53 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 17°22'

Lou Kimzey (on his '47)


American creator and publisher of the gritty biker magazines Easyriders (1970-2020) and Iron Horse (1979-2011). Easyriders became a world sensation, the largest selling newsstand motorcycle magazine in the world with a circulation of over 550,000 copies. He was CEO of Paisano Publications, as well as the Editorial Director of several other monthly magazines and periodicals.

Lou Kimzey was a biker himself, and along with Keith Ball, created A.B.A.T.E. At that time it was an acronym for "A Brotherhood Against Totalitarian Enactments." It is now known as American Bikers Aimed Toward Education. A.B.A.T.E. advocated for biker's rights.

Kimzey died on 17 November 1997 at age 69 in Los Angeles. He was also known as Spider and Miraculous Mutha.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death, Cause unspecified 17 November 1997 (Age 69)
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  • Work : Prize August 2009 (Sturgis Motorcycle Hall of Fame)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate. Wikipedia has "March 28" in error.


  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Outdoors (Biker)
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive (CEO)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social (Advocated for biker's rights)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Sturgis Motorcycle)