1975 ROKON 340MX FACTS
WHAT THEY COST
Suggested retail in 1975 was $1450. The bike has never
been popular with vintage motorcycle collectors, so the
prices are quite low. This example is valued at $6000.
In 1975 and 1976, Rokon offered the RT340MX motocrosser, FT340 flat tracker and ST340 street model. The
“Cobra” was a hopped-up version.
WHAT TO LOOK FOR
A rope pull-starter, Betor forks, Red Wing shocks,
Preston Petty fenders and KH disc brakes are standard.
The stock pipe, muffler (with two snorkels) or a set of
magnesium snowflake mag wheels are bonuses.
Contact Jim Hosking at www.hoskingcycle.com or
call (845) 626-4231. ❏
complicated, as “tire spin” didn’t cause a change in
engine sound. ( 4) Because of the pulley gears that the
belt ran on, the engine was incredibly wide.
The most famous Rokon motocross racer was Florida’s
“Rokon Don” Kudalski. He won several races, including a
win in the Open class at the 1976 St. Petersburg, Florida,
Inter-AMA. Bob Harris, Ron Bishop, Dave Mungenast and
Jim Hollander were also major players in Rokon’s short
history in racing. In the end, the development cost of the
340MX bikes drove Rokon into financial difficulty. Only
335 machines were ever produced, and production of the
340 ended in 1976. Today, Rokon is still building its clas-
sic two-wheel-drive Trail-Breaker in its Rochester, New