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Roland Sands , Chris Callan and Burt Munro Among Sturgis Hall of Fame 2023 Inductees

The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum has posted the list of inductees to its Hall of Fame , and industry stalwarts Roland Sands , Jay Allen , Chris Callan and Scott Jacobs are among those being honored this year . Roland Sands has built an impressive business career after his time as a motorcycle racer - a career in which he has been a motorcycle designer , parts and accessory designer , manufacturer and distributor , event organizer , race promotor , brand ambassador and more - including , in 2019 , Grand Marshall of the Sturgis Rally . The son of Perry and Nancy Sands , founders of Performance Machine , Roland was born into the Harley market and has been a leading catalyst for the emergence of new styles and the new post-Boomer era of industry design values . Roland won the AMA 250 National Championship in 1998 and founded Roland Sands Design ( RSD ) in 2005 . With his sister Summer , he has
built a creative design powerhouse that did much to shape the industry ' s design oeuvre , and has guaranteed a second generation of the Sands family at the leading edge of market trends . He has collaborated with many
Roland Sands
motorcycle manufacturers , building custom and concept bikes and parts collaborations . In 2015 , Roland pioneered the Super Hooligan National Championship Series .
At a time when the pressure has been on printed media of all kinds , not least the once rich line-up of print magazines in the motorcycle industry , Chris Callan has defied trend , establishing Cycle Source as a respected and popular consumer lifestyle magazine leader with impeccable taste for featured custom bikes . Chris has been involved with motorcycling for over thirty years . He started with off-road racing and once he got his motorcycle license at age 16 , he never looked back . He started Cycle Source Magazine in March 1997 from his motorcycle shop in Pennsylvania , with a borrowed computer and a throwaway camera . He has grown Cycle Source into a national publication and understands how to bring the stories , lifestyle and history to life . His weekly " Shop Talk " show on Facebook mixes motorcycling news , interviews and events . Chris is also a well-known custom bike builder
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AUG 2023

ISSUE # 289



Harley-Davidson X440

Budweis ' Best in Show ' was won by Bike Farm Melle with ' Purple Haze '. The first ever Indian-only custom bike show in the world looks set for rapid growth as an annual international custom show fixture , see pages 32-33 ...