My Story…

Born in Olean New York, 1952, I’ve been self employed most of my Life Started my first business while in High school, Graduated on Saturday and Turned the Key to my first repair shop on Monday, I’ve made High Horsepower my Mission through out that time. I’ve got every certification for mechanics there is including Two Master Mechanics Degrees, I Made the change to full time Motorcycle repair in 1982. In 1986 I moved to Florida and began a custom paint business that evolved into Preachers Hot Rod Cycle Designs.

Preachers is a full service Shop that specializes in complete motorcycle fabrication, machine work and custom paint. Preachers Has turned out several Motorcycles that have won the biggest Shows in the industry . Most recently The Championship Of Americas Performance class. I’ve been featured in several national magazines, numerous local publications and on Velocity Networks Cafe Racer TV show. Now retired I’d like to continue the charity for children I’ve been involved with through out my Professional career, 47 Years!

Jim Goodrich