IAM Bike Build to Benefit Guide Dogs of America

The IAMAW Bike Build, a unique fundraiser that allows visitors to track the progress of a custom bike being built and then enter to win it, is underway in an effort to raise money for Guide Dogs of America.

IAM District 26 members Ron and Chuck Wendt of Rowe Machine in Wallingford, CT are performing most of the work on the bike. Members of IAM Local Lodges 700 and 1746 in Connecticut are also assisting in various phases of the fabrication and “mock-up” of the build.

The bike itself is a Pro-Street style soft-tail design. The wheels are custom one-off billet cut by Rowe Machine and the design is top secret until the finished bike is revealed.

The bike build came about through the efforts of the IAMAW, Celebrity Build TV and Guide Dogs of America to create a unique and exciting fundraiser. All proceeds from the fundraising effort will go directly to Guide Dogs of America and their mission to provide professionally-trained guide dogs to blind and visually impaired individuals at no cost.

You can track the progress of the bike and learn more about the IAMAW Bike Build at http://iamawbikebuild.com/.