Roland Sands design

Electric motorcycle challenge for Roland Sands

Custom motorcycle designer Roland Sands is enthusiastic about the future of motorcycles powered by electric motors and batteries. Despite bringing back several retro themes and styles in his award-winning custom bikes, the enthusiastic boss of Roland Sands Design in LA says there is a bright future ahead with electric motorcycles. “I loved the (Harley-Davidson) Livewire,” …

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Roland Sands dresses up BMW R nineT BMW Motorrad Machined Parts dab

Roland Sands dresses up BMW R nineT

BMW Motorrad and Roland Sands Design are cementing their affiliation by offering specific R nineT accessories through BMW dealerships. The special relationship between the German giant and the LA custom bike shop began in 2013 when BMW designers were struggling to build a concept bike worthy of celebrating their 90th anniversary. So they asked Roland …

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Roland Sands Design Super Hooligan racing Indian Motorcycle Scout Sixty

We want Super Hooligan Racing

Roland Sands Design Super Hooligan flat track racing is this year touring around the USA with their custom Indian Scout Sixty bikes. And if Indian Motorcycle Australia country brand manager Peter Harvey has his way, the series will come to Australia. He says the series with modified Scout Sixty motorcycles is a “bit of fun”. It …

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BMW Concept Path 22 srcambler based on the R nineT

BMW reveals Scrambler concept

BMW has finally revealed its Scrambler concept based on the R nineT in a direct counter-punch to the trendy new Ducati Scrambler. SEE ALL THE PHOTOS As predicted in April, the “Concept Path 22” is based on the BMW R nineT and a production version shouldn’t be too far behind. The bike was showcased at …

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BMW R nineT City Scrambler

Swiss BMW R nineT custom misses mark

Swiss customiser Gannet Design has shown the potential to customise the new BMW R nineT with its City Scrambler Concept and the result is – well, I have to be honest – ghastly. While design is largely subjective, I believe the balance of mass on this bike is all wrong. And putting a fairing on …

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