Roland Sands Design BMW S1000RR

Beemer Screamer: Roland Sands’ Superb BMW S1000RR Drag Bike [Video]

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Throughout the 1990s,Roland Sandswas one of America’s hottestmotorcycleroad racing prospects. But despite his on-track successes (including winning the oldAMA 250GPnational championship in 1998), the hard-charging young Californian never made it to the big leagues. Multiple injuries didn’t help, either. In any case, when Sands retired from racing in 2002, he wasn’t sure what to do with himself at first. But eventually, he found his niche as a designer of both custom bikes and biker gear.

The latest creation of Roland and his company –Roland Sands Design– is a drag racing preppedBMW S1000RR. And even though the engine is basically unchanged, this bad blackBMWstill manages to cover the standing eighth-mile in less than six seconds (Figure on quarter-mile ETs in the eight second range.). But if you thinkRolandis satisfied with that kind of performance, well, watch and listen to the last minute or so of the video…

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