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Old 05-27-2011, 12:50 PM   #1
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Rokon Trailbreaker

Just bought/traded for a 70's? Rokon Trailbreaker. Sight unseen

I do know the current owner and past owner. Was stored in house basement 20 or 30+ years.

Yeah thats about it

Did see one bring big $$ on Pawnstars.
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Old 05-27-2011, 12:59 PM   #2
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Genius!
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Old 05-27-2011, 01:00 PM   #3
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These unique bikes are legendary in some circles. Please post pics when you get it regardless of it's condition!
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Old 05-27-2011, 01:18 PM   #4
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Fun things to play with. If you have the old Chysler engine you may want to consider getting another brand, but once in a while you find one that actually runs for more then 3 minutes at a time, so maybe you'll be lucky!
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Old 05-27-2011, 01:30 PM   #5
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I want my Trailbreaker to be a two stroke pre-mixxer. That way I won't dry sump half way up the side of a tall redwood!
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Old 05-27-2011, 01:53 PM   #6
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I just love mine. I'll never buy a 4 wheeler again. It runs more than 3 minutes at a time too.
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Old 05-27-2011, 04:06 PM   #7
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Yea! That four stroke Honda engine that they put in them now won't run longer than three minutes while you are riding up the side of a redwood for dry sumping! I learned that lesson when I was a young pup mowing yards. Some yards were so steep you HAD to have a Lawn Boy if you didn't want to throw a rod!

Screw four wheeling when you can go two wheeling! I sure wish I had an old one. I think I would trailer it to a biker bash and tell all those guys to sell their Milwaukee Ass Hammers and buy a REAL American bike!

Nice looking rifle too! A friend of mine had a real nice '58 Model 70 in .375 H+H until it burned up in his house. That thing would let you know you just squeezed off a round!!

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Old 05-30-2011, 07:58 PM   #8
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Got a first look at the Trailbreaker today, forgot camera. Looks to be a late 60's model, yellow. Very complete, orginal and mechanically sound. In need of full restoration, would be an easy restoration. Chrysler engine with good compression. Tires are good. Got some old original brochures and information today. Could not locate serial number.

Doing some online research can not identify it exactly. Dino is painted on tank on both sides and top. Also exhaust is very nice and on left side which is not shown on any model online.
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Old 05-30-2011, 08:22 PM   #9
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Left side exhaust like this?

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Old 05-30-2011, 08:38 PM   #10
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I just saw this one today, not for sale though.
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Old 05-31-2011, 02:02 AM   #11
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Don't knock the chrysler bee, it works pretty damned well!
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Old 05-31-2011, 06:08 AM   #12
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Ullr- Yes exhaust just like that, but and older style frame, tank, seat and engine guard like one posted by marksbonneville.

My only experience with a Chrysler 2-stroke is my uncles old boat, POS and battling a Chrysler Snowrunner carburator, would run for 3 minutes or less
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Old 05-31-2011, 09:10 AM   #13
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I always laugh at those guys on Pawn Stars and what they pay for some stuff! AND they let that idiot fix them up for them.
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Old 05-31-2011, 10:37 AM   #14
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The powerbee is a pretty industrial motor, the only things it's finicky about are the carb settings (popoff pressure specifically), and sometimes ignition, but there are aftermarket fixes for that. The other thing I don't like is it's a fuel hog, but it is what it is. Someone mentioned our local club should have a vintage bike trail ride...guess what I'm bringing muahahahahahahahaha. I'll even run castor oil so everyone gets the shits after the ride

PS...total agreement with that pawnstars comment
PPS - go to bob's site for the real rokon info.
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Old 05-31-2011, 12:16 PM   #15
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PPS - go to bob's site for the real rokon info.
Can you elaborate on that? (provide a link)
I have a friend who's got a Rokon Trailbreaker that he's never ridden because it didn't run when he got it, and nobody seems to be interested in working on it for him.

I told him I'd see if I could track down some info on it.
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