1967 Bolens Diablo Rouge: Bolens, out of Port Washington, WI produced the Diablo Rouge from 1967 to 1969. This Diablo was put together special for the 50th Anniversary gathering in Port Washington, Jan. 2017 put on by Bruce Schoblaska (GoGoDiablo). It depicts the early construction design of the Diablo, including some of its many flaws, like the 2 bumper bracket design, the weak motor mount design and the infamous and elusive windshield (the bracket is OEM but not the windshield). Many of the parts including the chassis, hood, handlebars, dash, bogie stations and the tracks are NOS (New Old Stock).
The old OEM seat was found tucked far away in its original wrapping paper in Bruce's parent's garage attic after their passing. When he found it, it was like a sign from them to build something special with it.
As far as Bruce knows, this is the only Diablo Rouge 500 in existence built to this original "early model" detail, which includes an OEM windshield design.
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