March 23, 2022
The Racing for Orphans Drag bike frame is back in the shop and the tank is mounted.  Seat pan done, and the rear section fabricated up. The intention is to build an old school drag bike that can be raced at Man Cup Drag Races in the Street ET/class.  Back to the 70’s!       So, does this look
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March 20, 2022
When I got the Racing For Orphans Drag Bike frame back from Dave Scaggs of D & G Chassis, I mocked up the gas tank mounting in preparation for the 1975 Honda CB 750 SOHC replica tank cover.  Made by David Leishman.   Something very important, because the bottom wings seal the tank and fiber glass cover Dave Leishman made so
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March 19, 2022
The progress on the Racing for Orphans Drag bike project did not stop because the frame was at D & G Chassis, I machined up some bearing cups in preparation for the final mock up. The whole purpose of these builds is to get people into our Booth and explain our mission to provide Financial opportunity to Orphaned, Fostered and
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March 19, 2022
The serious work now began. Dave Scaggs of D&G Chassis (the chassis whisperer) set up our frame to go straight and true with a custom extended swing arm and made sure the new neck I made would be welded correctly . I kept my fingers crossed that all my math was correct for final assembly. Want the best ? surround
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March 19, 2022
    Rev Jim says: “rain, rain go away , let me make motorcycle parts all day” ! The Eagle Cycle Salvage Frame donate by Joey Cihak and his dad and brother gets farther away from original .the new way cool neck all machined up and ready to change the stock 28 degrees of rake to 36 . next stop
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March 11, 2022
The Frame Eagle Cycle Salvage Donated to the Racing For Orphans (501c3) Drag bike project went on a bit of a diet . Removed the hacked up cross bars some of the brackets and the foot rest triangles. follow along on Preachers Hot Rod Cycle Designs ,RFO  and this FB pages and on line. Se will have a donation button
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March 9, 2022
  While Rev. Jim, Of Preachers Hot Rod Cycle Designs, got to work on the removal of unwanted brackets and weight by cutting it off the frame, (See below)  Dave at @ D&G chassis whipped up this custom extended  swing arm.  Fact is Dave made this 18 months ago from measurements provided by The REV.   Keep following along as we
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March 6, 2022
Racing For Orphans will soon Take Delivery of a brand new Dragbike to be Raced in the Man cup Motorcycle Drag racing Series. Built by Preachers Hot Rod Cycle Designs  with help from leaders in the industry. Rev. Jim says “ya gotta start Somewhere”… Thanks Eagle Cycle Salvage in St. Pete FL. for the donor frame !  Progress will be
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January 18, 2022
    Joe Cihak: Racing for Orphans, LLC a 501-C corporation is proud to announce a new board member, Mr. Joe Cihak.   Joe is the owner of Eagle Motorcycle Salvage in St. Petersburg, Florida and several other endeavors in our area.  Joe has been a supporter of Racing For Orphans, LLC from the very the beginning.  Joe Brings valuable knowledge
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January 10, 2022
  Racing For Orphans delivers 40 cash gift cards to Live Oak, Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranch   Rev. Jim, Jeff Fletcher – Director of Programs, Ray Walsh, and Wayne Witczak December 14 at 10:28 AM  · Yesterday Racing For Orphans delivered 40 cash gift cards to Orphaned Fostered and at risk children to the Live Oak, Florida location of the Florida Sheriff’s Youth Ranch. A few
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