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Roland Sands: ‘I didn’t discover motorcycling, it discovered me’

Published: 13 October 2016

Updated: 13 October 2016

American custom-guru Roland Sands discusses his journey into motorcycling during the latest video in a series build up to Motorcycle Live 2016.

In the fifth of six short clips, Sands articulates how motorcycling shaped his life from childhood to today.


Discovering how his hobby became his passion Sands remembers his dad taking him to ride dirt bikes.

“It wasn’t like I discovered motorcycling, it maybe discovered me.

“I can always remember this level of excitement I would get when my dad would take me to ride a dirt bike.”

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Motorcycle Live 2016 takes place at The NEC, Birmingham from 19-27 November. Advance tickets are on sale now, priced at just £19.50 per adult, £12 for Seniors, £1 for 11-16 year olds* and children aged ten and under go free. There is also a £25 advance ticket, which includes entry to the show and a Spada bag. To book, call 0844 581 2345 or visit


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