Rokon trail breaker Vintage Motorcycles

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Rokon Trail-Breaker

’75 Rokon RT340

I remember motorcycles but I’m sure, like of us, I remember them for the two wheel ‘Trail Breaker’. A quite in so many ways, automatic would climb up and over in it’s way, and had big hollow that in a pinch would the motorcycle float. What a

Odd at it’s best.

While was having some moderate with the Trail Breaker decided to go after the more (as in one wheel drive) motorcycle The marketing wizards (?) at Rokon closely at the strong Enduro that the Japanese companies paying attention to. In 1970 the brought out the RT340.

The RT340 was powered by a Sachs engine (complete with pull starter), torque non-transmission (it’s an automatic) and innovative for the time ideas. The was the first off road bike with mag wheels instead of and front and rear disc Yeah, it was heavy and slightly but, it did well for it’s purpose.

The RT340 came out in 1970, in it won it’s first AMA National The next step for the RT340 was the ISDT (International Six Days At the end of the Six Days, Team Rokon had bronze medals, very for a rookie motorcycle company.

was a problem in Rokon world the Trail Breaker was making for the company while the RT340 was the company. Rokon made at three maybe four of the RT including a stillborn street By some accounts, it was the 340 that Rokon to it’s knees. bailed out and partners left.

Rokon Trail-Breaker

The company was taken over and production of the Trail Breaker using either Honda or engines.

Today I found this RT340 on ebay and it piqued my The owner provided a lot of pictures but not info. He does say that it ran ‘ a few ago’ and thats about it. He quite sure what it is, I’m sure you could track it by the VIN. It does look to me.

I wonder though about availability, could be a bit iffy. If you are in the for something unique, maybe not as as the ‘Trail Breaker’, this might be up your alley. And by the I learned that is pronounced not ‘Row-con. Just thought like to sound intelligent talk about your new RT340.

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Rokon Trail-Breaker
Rokon Trail-Breaker
Rokon Trail-Breaker

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