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Beta presents the race-ready version of its new-generation Beta Enduro range, unveiled back in July. As customers have come to expect, it's fitted with all the equipment needed to make it a truly race-ready machine, set up for any situation it'll encounter during competition.
Beta engineers have therefore focused on developing a high-end set-up and incorporating all those details - both aesthetic and functional - that reduce weight and ensure even higher performance under all race conditions.
The new RR Racing MY 2020 has, in fact, all the same features that have enabled Steve Holcombe and Brad Freeman to dominate the World Enduro circuit over the last few years, winning several titles in succession.
The Racing family consists of 7 models: 125, 250, 300 cc 2T (2-stroke) and 350, 390, 430 and 480 cc 4T (4-stroke).
Compared to the respective standard versions, the RR Racing MY 2020 range stands out on account of:

SUSPENSION

· Kayaba AOS forks with closed ø 48 mm cartridge: these new KYB spring forks feature a closed-cartridge design and are renowned worldwide for being top-of-the-range. Close collaboration between Beta and Kayaba has created a bespoke product which features a new fork shoe design and a unique calibration reserved for the RR models. Also, the presence of anodized internal components minimizes sliding friction, whilst the customary compression and release adjusters allow easy attainment of optimum settings at all times. Therefore, Kayaba forks ensure excellent operation under all usage conditions, being ultra-reliable, easy to tune and, what's more, considerably reducing weight (0.5 kg lighter than the MY 2019).

· ZF ø 46 mm shock absorber with new calibration: this newly refined set-up lets riders make the absolute most of the new chassis.

· Black anodized triple clamp.

Premix

In response to riders who are always looking for slashing weight, the Beta R&D department has once again decided to dispense with the automatic mixer in order to reduce bike weight as much as possible. RR Racing MY 2020 2-stroke machines run on oil/gas premix, thus honing the racing pedigree of this version. 

SPECIAL COMPONENTS

· Quick release front wheel pin: essential for saving precious seconds during a race, this device speeds up tire repairs.

· Vertigo hand guards: solidity, eye-catching design and In-Mold graphics make this accessory indispensable for off-road riding.

· Metzeler Six Days tires: for confident off-road riding. It's no coincidence that these tires are the most widely used in top-level Enduro competitions and by multiple world champion Steve Holcombe.

· Black Ergal footrests: with a broad contact surface and steel pegs to ensure optimum grip under all conditions. A robust yet lightweight structure means these footrests also have a longer lifespan.

· Rear sprocket with anodized aluminum core and steel teeth: a perfect combination of lightness and durability.

· Red Ergal chain tensioner blocks.

· Racing seat with document pocket.

· Black anodized shift/brake levers.

· Transmission oil cap, engine oil cap and oil filter cap in red anodized aluminum.

· Racing graphics and red rim stickers. 

· New battery charging system: more efficient and reliable (4-stroke only).

· New expansion chamber: improves performance across the entire power curve, especially at high revs where it boosts acceleration (125 2-stroke only).

AVAILABILITY: October.

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Are there any guesses on pricing? I've been ready to buy a bike but all the 19 300rr's were sold around me already and most of the 2020 coming in are spoken for so I was probably going to wait until closer to spring time anyway.

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1 minute ago, firffighter said:

Trade-in time!. 

The whole bike?

I just want the forks. 

2020’s have a square seat release button and that’s where I draw the line. 

I have to have a round seat release button. 

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10 minutes ago, Chief said:

2020’s have a square seat release button and that’s where I draw the line. 

I have to have a round seat release button. 

Total game changer for sure. LoL. 

The race edition 2020 would definitely be a nice upgrade from my '18 300, but I'm leaning towards the 200 down the road. Plus, I have mine dialed in, so not ready to start over yet. You're probably in the same boat with you 300 set-up nicely for you. 

Beta made a great decision with the KYB's. That'll be a factor for quite a few guys. 

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1 minute ago, GreenMT_Rider said:

No 200 race edition? Hopefully they add one to the lineup.

That's the one that I have my eye on down the road. Might have to be my over the hill gift to myself when I turn 50. 

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That's the one that I have my eye on down the road. Might have to be my over the hill gift to myself when I turn 50. 
Over the hill, nope, just climbing the mountain on the other side! Lol
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One reason KTM quoted for not making a Six Days version of the 200EXC was that there was no class in enduro for 200cc bikes. I suspect Beta are thinking the same and that most 200RR buyers will only trail ride. I think they may be surprised how many pop up in competition results.

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It’s been 4 hours. 

I’m still waiting for the KYB retrofit kit announcement. 

Sheesh! ?

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2 minutes ago, Chief said:

It’s been 4 hours. 

I’m still waiting for the KYB retrofit kit announcement. 

Sheesh! ?

It's already available. 

You only need to order a 2020 Beta racing fork.. 

?

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5 minutes ago, dirtbird said:

It's already available. 

You only need to order a 2020 Beta racing fork.. 

?

I’d even settle for just the triples so I can swap my YZ’s forks over. 

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5 minutes ago, Chief said:

I’d even settle for just the triples so I can swap my YZ’s forks over. 

You don't have to do that.

Triples diameters are the same, except if it is the older pre 2009 YZ (but still you can turn down the upper part to 54mm diameter) 

Axle lugs, wheel axle? 

Edit: date might not be correct but It is close. 

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4 minutes ago, dirtbird said:

You don't have to do that.

Triples diameters are the same, except if it is the older pre 2009 YZ (but still you can turn down the upper part to 54mm diameter) 

Axle lugs, wheel axle? 

It’s an ‘07. 

What?

The diameter changed in ‘09?

So, just the triple clamp may not work?

I’ll use the YZ wheel and axle if the whole unit will swap into the triples.

If I turned them down, they wouldn’t fit back on the YZ. 

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