Manyringding~The One-Legged Scout

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nbsp It all started on a and stormy night. No, not really, just always wanted to use line. Actually it all started 30 years ago when I saw an ad for a Rokon in the back of a Popular Mechanics I was hooked!

Little did I know it would take this to finally realize my boyhood (not the one about my 8th grade one is still a fantasy although she is about 80 by now..shudder..). No, I mean I got me a

nbsp The way it happened was I was talking to a of mine who is a mechanic at a marina. We talking about bikes and and stuff and he mentioned that he had an old in his barn that he had traded a motor for a few years back. He that he was going to fix it up but got sidetracked and got around to it.

I nonchalantly asked if he would showing it to me and we went for a look-see.

When we got to his place we went to the barn and he dragged the bike out of a of horse tack and hay bales. talk about UGLY. thing had years of accumulation of and rust. It was missing the front and fender and the pullstarter was broken so I tell if the motor was locked up or

Needless to say I was less than I’ve been a mechanic for of my life and I’ve restored motorcycles and antique cars the years so I had a pretty good of what it would take to this old puppy back to We talked about its’ and condition for a while and I thanked him for it to me and left.

nbsp Later night after I got home I up my old Mac (PPC 6100/60, 500MegHD. 7.5, Netscape Communicator Accura 56k modem..for you geeks out :-). I did a search on ROKON and Bob Rokon site fell Cyber Heaven.

Rokons,Rokons and more Rokons,everywhere I Rokons. Big Rokons,small Rokons,green Rokons,dirty Rokons,pretty Rokons. And about Rokons and facts Rokons and even REAL TALKING ABOUT ROKONS.

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Well. I got fired up. That old in my buddies barn started better and better. Heck, a paint, a few parts and some grease and that will be me on my new Rokon. Piece of cake. did I know. ).

nbsp To make a story longer I started Over the next few months we over a price. We went and forth between various prices or possible trades. a … hard horse and I was determined to get this bike.

All the while I was reading all I could on Rokons and looking for pieces.

Then one day I sold an old Mercedes car I had (80 model 300SD Turbo, for you So, with a pocket full of money I went back to see my Two hours later and a hundred poorer I was the proud owner of The One-Legged Scout.

nbsp of you might be wondering why I named the Manyringding The One Legged Scout. I chose Manyringding as a homage to our Native American brothers and (I apologize to any Native Americans this) and the sound that a two engine makes. One legged comes from the fact it is missing the front wheel stuff, effectively making it a one drive two wheel drive hence one legged.

nbsp So, that’s how I got my Rokon. I to build this site to with you, dear my adventure of bringing this old war back to life. I will be to and updating this site on a regular basis as the rebuild so settle back, grab the hot or beverage of your choice and the tale of Manyringding The One-Legged

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