The Orange Bike


Orange Bike Specs

The Orange bike was the Face of Racing for Orphans for years and has quite a history. The Bike was street Licensed and titled in Florida. Riding this bike you will be the king of just about any bike night or event and attracted many fans to our booth and expsed them to our project of helping the Sheriffs Youth Ranch programs for years. The Bike was built as a project by Rev. Jim in Seminole Florida. The “Orange Bike”, as people call it, is a TV star. It was on 4 episodes of Café Racer TV filmed in 2012. The “Orange Bike” is race bike. It was raced at Valdosta Drags by 11 times World Champion Ricky Gadson and worked on by “Spiderman” Larry McBride, world record holder. It has raced at Bonneville and set an AMA land speed record in 1000MCF class, it has AMA number 1# plate. The “Orange Bike” is a show bike and has won The RATSHOLE Bike Show café racer trophy TWICE, once at Daytona and once at Leesburg. What other Bike have you heard of that has history like this? The “Orange Bike” found a new owner in Ft. Meyers, Florida and getting ready for some new history no doubt.

Orange Bike Specs
Bike Specifications: 1974 Honda CB750 SOHC
Frame: Custom, Preachers Hot Rod Cycle Design
Head work: Joker Machine and Fast By Gast
Sub frame: Custom, Preachers Hot Rod Cycle Design
Engine: 836cc RC (Russ Collins) Engineering Cobra (Highly modified CB750 SOHC)
Carburetion or FI System: Modified Keihin CR Carburetors
Rear Swing Arm: 2002 Kawasaki KZ600
Rear Wheel (Size): 18” Spoked laced by Danny Ward and K & K Cycle
Front Wheel (Size): 19” Spoked laced by Danny Ward and K & K Cycle
Steering Stabilizer: Hydraulic Pingel
Welding by D & G Pinellas Park, Florida
Rear Shock: KZ600 Coil-over
Clip-Ons or Bars: Tarozzi (Custom Harley Davidson 39MM Frontend)
Seat: Custom, Preachers Hot Rod Cycle Design covered by Lance Upholstery New Port Richey
Tank: Stock Honda CB750
Rear Sets: Custom, Preachers Hot Rod Cycle Design
Tires (Sizes): Avon 18” Rear, 19” Front
Exhaust: Custom, Preachers Hot Rod Cycle Design
Polishing by Henry Canup, The best polisher in the Universe
Paint & Powder coat: Brothers Powder coating, Pin-striping by Liza, Tank paint Tribby’s Auto Marine Paint & Body
Parts: Dime City Cycles Tampa Florida
Model CD750K2 (1971)
Frame CB750 Modified Frame


Racing and setting records at Bonneville for Racing for Orphans in 2018


The Orange Bike on one of the many nights at Quaker Steak and Lube representing Racing for Orphans.