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Vanz Boys _ illegal street racers riding for girls and glory

Teen motorcycle gangs tear up quiet city streets on their modified rides, revelling in the thrills and danger. And those charged with keeping the peace say there is little chance of slowing them down

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  • Newspaper section: Spectrum
  • Writer: Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai
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"Even though we try to avoid the police they are part of the thrill," says 22-year-old motorcycle street racer Aod. 

AND THE GIRLS WHO LOVE THEM: Vanz boys ride to a race site on Father’s Day with their ‘sagoi’ girls on the backs of their bikes. The girls, who are attracted to dangerous boys, get off the bikes before the races start. (Photo by Pornprom Sarttarbhaya)

"Those who are fast enough to get away from the police are considered heroes. We have an expression among our group _ 'no cops, no fun'."

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