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Two bikes that need a lotta love...
« on: April 26, 2021, 08:34:00 AM »
Seen yesterday at the Gold King Mine Ghost town outside of Jerome, AZ...  :rolleyes: :shocked: :huh: :wink: :cool:





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Re: Two bikes that need a lotta love...
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2021, 08:41:34 AM »
somebody should get the Rukon Ranger going again
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Re: Two bikes that need a lotta love...
« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2021, 12:53:03 PM »
When I was there over 20 yrs ago, the old guy that ran(?) the place used to ride a decrepit, bee-utiful old Harley into town to the watering hole. Wonder if it's (and he) is still there.
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Re: Two bikes that need a lotta love...
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2021, 01:19:02 PM »
When I was there over 20 yrs ago, the old guy that ran(?) the place used to ride a decrepit, bee-utiful old Harley into town to the watering hole. Wonder if it's (and he) is still there.

Sadly, he passed away a years ago...but they have several memorials / photos posted there in his name....

https://goldkingmineghosttown.com/index.php/2017/10/12/in-memoriam-don-robertson/



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Re: Two bikes that need a lotta love...
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Re: Two bikes that need a lotta love...
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2021, 05:55:03 PM »
Always wanted a Rokon Ranger. That one looks like a good project.
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Re: Two bikes that need a lotta love...
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2021, 10:19:26 PM »
Don was quite the character. He had a tanker that he converted into an RV. His Mule had quite the personality as well.
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Re: Two bikes that need a lotta love...
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2021, 07:23:37 AM »
I wounder if the F-20 behind Rocon Ranger still runs?? Spent a lot of time on one of those growing up.

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Re: Two bikes that need a lotta love...
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2021, 07:46:58 AM »
Don was quite the character. He had a tanker that he converted into an RV. His Mule had quite the personality as well.

One of these mules may have been his....(?)



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Re: Two bikes that need a lotta love...
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2021, 08:52:14 PM »
I met the man many years ago while attending the National rally in Camp Verde (? I believe). Went sight seeing and got to Jerome, and found out he was from my little corner of the world. A very friendly man.
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Re: Two bikes that need a lotta love...
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2021, 08:52:35 AM »
Always wanted a Rokon Ranger. That one looks like a good project.

C'mon now...The ROKON RANGER...(not to be confused with the original ROKON TRAILBREAKER!) :wink: :thumb: :cool: :boozing: 

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