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  1. Start posting and please mr. Moderator pin it !!!! My 2012 498RR
  2. The new (oil injected) X-Trainer 300 has been revealed in Milan yesterday. http://www.enduro360.com/2014/11/02/featured/beta-x-trainer-300/ I'm leaving for Milan today (work stuffs) but i wil be at EICMA saturday to take a look. If you have specific questions, i can ask...
  3. 2nd week of ownership on my 2018 Beta 300rr and I have to say, so far I am loving this thing. Switched from a 2016 YZ250X which I loved, but this machine is a beast. The power comes on like a freight train and never stops. Brought bike home - Took what looked like it needed attention off and addressed any lubrication issues. Either my dealer or Beta USA or Beta ITALY did a great job of providing adequate lubrication on all the necessary parts. Linkage, bearings, head, bla bla bla. Didn't have to add anything. However, the white goo I believe either to be silicone or lithium grease the bike was covered in was kind of annoying to clean off. I didn't want to do a full hose, soap, and dry so I opted for a roll of blue shop towel. It came off easy but was in every nook and cranny. Checked all the fittings and bolts and torque specs, which were so kindly stamped on applicable areas like the triples and such. Cool little touch. Everything was good and in spec. Motor had 2 hours on it from the factory/dealer and for whatever reason the pipe to silencer connection was kinda messy? Apparently this is supposed to be cinched closed with zip ties, and as such it kinda sprayed 2 stroke mix on the motor, not a lot but enough to be like "WTF mate......" Cleaned it off, checked the pipe and silencer fit, but not much available room to adjust the connection. Emailed Beta USA and they said to zip tie it, and they would be emailing/calling the dealer as they should have done this. So I will be zip tying this in the future. 1st tank of gas is mixed 100:1 even with the oil injection as "insurance" in case it faults. Set the suspension for 102mm race sag naked and it worked out to be 110mm race sag in gear. Woot. I don't think I need a new rear spring. The "Work Stress Workout Plan" in full effect, 10lbs down. Banged on a aluminum pipe guard, as no 18 products are out, but 2017 Bullet Proof rad guards fit. Threw them on. Installed on some Cycra CRM's that are beat to piss, because I assume this thing is going down once I hit the single track. Checked the skiddy......its like a food tray from McDonald's hahahaha. O well better than nothing. Dropped tires from 35 PSI (what the piss?) to 12 front 10 rear. Michelin FIM spec Enduro tires...... shorter knobs, and less knobs to be gentler on the trails. Save the planet I guess? VE33 110 rear and a M59 front are in the corner of my garage, begging to go on. Have not run a VE33 but hear good things. YZ has had MT16's on the rear and I love them, but alas I have ADHD and like to try new things. Ride .5 - turned it on, warmed it up, did 2 laps of the house, giggled, and put it away. Neighbors looked confused, GF laughed at me, and asked when the YZ was going......I laughed and asked when she's going..........stern looks exchanged, dogs run out side and interrupt and I chase them for 15 minutes. Ride 1 - 1 hour-ish Took the bike out on some local rail trail for about 25-30 miles breaking the motor in. First tank was meh, felt lean on the bottom, and a touch rich up top.....sadface. Good on the pipe, just really ring dingy off the bottom, surging. Didn't hammer it, but kept a good 35-40mph clip over sandy rail trail, whoops, and chop. Tracks amazing for a bike designed for the twisty gnarly stuff. Got home changed the transmission oil and saw lots of shiny sparkles...... but not to worry, as I have experienced this with all my bikes on the first ride. The drain plug with the magnetic tip is awesome. Thanks for the free security Beta. Changed the oil, checked the bike over for loose parts and found nothing. Man this kick stand tip is lame, its basically a javelin...... gave her a first clean, silencer was a little spoogey but now shes fresh to death. DAMN BOOTS! The aluminum that rubbed off the YZ on my boots, is now on my sexy Beta. Kill me. But I got it off. All is good in life. Zen. Half way through this ride, the display started going on and off. Stopped, got off the bike and diagnosed it as a loose connection on the horn. Fixed it, but had me concerned might take all this street crap off. Ride 2 - took her out to my local trails, Hopkinton Everett trail system in NH. Cool place managed by the Army Corp of Engineers, they practice flood control etc etc. Trails are maintained by several Dirtbike clubs. Some old dudes on track packers show up and make 12 inch deep double ruts when it rains, this is there version of "Train Maintenance"..........JK! They build bridges all the time, and bring plenty of beers. Cool dudes. Filled the tank up with some freshy fresh 93.....unmixed.......weird. Let the bike warm up, and went and banged out some loops on the double track. Holy crap, this motor is great, first gear is......for walking pace only. After that I took off from a stand still in 2nd for the rest of the day. This motor is just a different beast compared to the YZ. I love the YZ, I love the SSS suspension.....but damn girl, this Italian lady likes the pipe! For a supposedly mellow bike, that's designed to chug this thing can't wait for a fist full of throttle. Spent the rest of the day in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th....with 5th and 6th on the connectors. Did 1 loop of the double track, turns amazing, tracks amazing, but kinda rough on the trail trash and chop. Great pop off of the whoops, which was nice when I wanted to double/triple them. Came back to the staging area and went softer on the front compression and rebound by 4 clicks. Took it back out, more confidence on the bike so I was riding at a nice clip. Noticed a little difference, but didn't want to take away any of the quality handling characteristics. As far as trail trash, roots were still quite unpleasant, will have to dial this in. Have Stillwell on speed dial, They did Max and Cody's endurocross bikes......so they probably are dialed. If anyone has any recommendations for a tuner for Sachs let me know. Got a nice claw hand by the end of the 3rd loop. Probably because I'm not use to the bike ergos, or 300 nut. Slid back on the seat frequently, need more butt grip. Felt like a scrub with the arm pump but I was giggling all day. Tires are great, until you lean into a sandy berm, then they just kinda step out. Side lugs are weak sauce. Probably throwing the new tires on this weekend, but want to try these are the gnarly single gnar. Rock gardens and all. Finished riding and no spooge on the pipe, just a crisp small grey ring no lean surge and no rich fatness. Jetting was perfect, didn't even crack the carb open or touch the air screw. TLDR - Bike is great. Awesome power. Handles great. Tires are not for me. Suspension rough on small chop/roots. Bars cluttered. No kicker makes me nervous. Suspension/Handling - 7 right now, shock was probably an 8. FYI I have never ridden a 10 but my KYB SSS was a 8.5. Handles as good, if not better than my YZ. Very confidence inspiring, it does what you want when you want. Motor/Power - 9.....10? Lean to start made me nervous, but cleaned up on second day. I didn't want to mess with jetting because I wanted to feel it out stock. For what I WANT the bike to do I couldn't ask more. The map switch didn't feel very different? Maybe I need to turn it off and back on in order for it to take effect. Both modes felt the same. Ergos/Controls - 7-8 I don't like the rear brake. It feels very close to the motor, and I found it harder to hit. Getting into neutral was also a pain, but that is probably a GOOD thing because the YZ250X would go into neutral if a bee sat on it. Probably just me getting use to it. The seat is very narrow, and very hard. Don't sit down. I liked the bend of the bars, I liked the pegs, tank feels WIDER than the YZ but NARROWER than my friends 2017 300XC. Just right. Either my pant was bunching, or the plastics above the pegs was digging into my knee area when squeezing. Need to figure this out. HOLY CRAP I love hydraulic everything, but holy crap the bars are cluttered. Couldn't fit my EE bark busters, because all the stuff. I plated the bike so I can ride connectors/fire roads up north and turkey runs, but I will probably switch to a race loom IF I can keep the speedo/hour meter. E start, kill switch, map and SCREW the rest of the crap. Loved the kill switch. It turns it off and LOCKS it off, so you don't accidentally start it. E start and kill right next to each other is great too. Looks - 15,000 - I might trade my GF in for a 4 stroke version, so i can start "Three's Company - Italian edition" ME - 32 - 190 - C class? I don't race, but I chase my A/B rider buddies all day long. They are fast........lol. I want to race next year when schedule allows, So I will rank myself then lol. Don't ride any moto tracks, usually double or single track trails. Gnarly rock gardens, cragy hill climbs, flowing woods tracks with small lips and doubles and such. This is just my opinion as a bottom feeder. So take it for what it is, opinion. Spelling/grammar/errors - Dont hate mate
  4. https://www.gofundme.com/my-dads-brain-tumor-surgery Please do all that you can do for my friend Paul Santoro aka Syco, who's been diagnosed with a brain tumor. For those of you who know him you all have stories to tell without a doubt and for those who don't, he is one of a kind beyond his incredible talent and passion for adventure on a dirt bike let alone mountain bike and surfing he really does have a heart of gold! Paul has two boys one of which is responsible for setting up the above fund for his father and a daughter whom all are by his side supporting him in these challenging times and his girlfriend Chardel too is beyond words lovingly by his side. So again, I'm asking for your support whether it be donating to his fund and/or spreading the word/link around so people can contribute. My deepest gratitude to all that take time to read this post and for those who help in any way you are awesome! Thanks, Brian
  5. anyone using the goldentyre fatty up front? It's a pretty tall tire, wondering if anyone drops the triples a bit. My bike isn't real confidence inspiring with this tire on it, and am curious if it's the geometry now.
  6. With a tip of the hat to a similar thread on the ADV forum, what did you do to yer beloved Beta today ? I spooned on a fresh MT43 (yum !) and attempted to bump up to a 50 tooth in the rear. I was disappointed to discover the chain was not long enough to accommodate the 50 tooth - and had to revert to the heavily worn stock 48 tooth sprocket. As my chain still has plenty o' life in it, I'll order me up a IronMan 48 tooth, and bump to the 50 when the chain needs replacin' .
  7. So I purchased a new Beta 300RR recently, and I think the bike handles amazingly well. I just can't seem to figure out the harshness in the stroke when going over roots and trail trash. Played with the clickers and it made no difference. Its brutal in 2nd/3rd gear. I don't think I am gripping to hard, but a certain trail I ride has a 30 foot patch of hard wood roots about 1-3" in diameter, space 4-5" apart and it is brutal on my hands and arms. I am coming off a yz250x and have ridden this trail with that bike with no problems what so ever. Current settings Springs front and rear stock Weight 185 Free sag 615mm Static 577mm Rider 510mm Race sag naked is 105mm Forks are 16 out comp and 10 our rebound Shock is 15 out on hi/lo and rebound thanks!
  8. I have already been posting a lot of Beta vids in one place in this one Youtube Beta Playlist but I know you all have more to add. You're welcome to watch and/or add vids for all of us to enjoy... Here's my last addition to the list.. ..and the Beta list.. Got more?
  9. One of my, and probably all of our favorite You Tube Channel, Dirt Bike Channel, is reviewing the Beta 300RR. Place your comments below! Here is the first ride vid:
  10. Hi , I`ve got a 300rr/2017 Beta and it seems that a lot of pressure builds in the cooling system . I have a radiator fan but when riding technical slow stuff the cooling system runs very very hot(or pressure in the system ) and coolant is thrown out .Same track with kato or husky does not run this hot . I`ve read that changing the head gasket(with Ktm gasket) will fix the problem and the high pressure problem will be gone.It is hard to change it ? PS: Does anybody has this https://slavensracing.com/shop/coolant-recovery-tank-by-motion-pro/ mounted ?It will recover the coolant ?
  11. Figured we list some of the routine stuff as well as modifications we do to keep our rides in shape. I'll start: Suspension adjustment (stock suspension): 3 clicks out on rebound shock/forks, high speed compression on shock 3 clicks in, static sag set at 25mm with full desert tank, and all bagged up for solo ADV rides. Race sag is 93mm in street clothes/103mm in full riding gear. I'm a "C" rider who rides a little bit of everything including single track, desert, rocks, whoops…. I'm just getting ready (in the next few weeks) to do a full 50hr service. Looking to change spark plug, check valve clearance, brake fluid flush, coolant flush/install silicone hoses and Factory Beta high flow waterpump, clean carb and document jet sizes/needle position, install Georges carb vent filter. Normal 5-10hr service stuff such as oil/filter change, air filter service, check spokes, tire pressure, lube chain/check slack, go over complete bike front/rear/top/bottom check bolts/nuts. What other routines do some of you guys have?
  12. Time Left: 19 days and 15 hours

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    Beta 430RR 2015 Four Stroke New rear tire One ride on chain & sprockets Reason for sale is I bought a new Beta $5,500 Bike is in Pismo Beach, California area

    $5,500.00

  13. Hi, I'm looking for a SUB mount for my 2017 Beta 300 RR, but unfortunately Scott's are only making the bulky rubber mount. Has anyone seen a solution for this? A simple metal mount? Something like this (This is for Husaberg) http://www.scottsonline.com/Stabilizer_Purchase2.php?Make=Husaberg&Model=FE&Bike_ID=6341&Year=2013&Size=250&Fred=&BI_ID=239092 Thanks you all
  14. How long should I expect a lithium battery to last? I put a Shorai lithium battery into my 2014 RR300. It started the 300 like it was on steroids. Now a 2 stroke 300 is not going to put much strain on a lithium battery. In the 23 months its been in the bike I have never flooded the bike or needed to crank and crank the battery to get it to start. The bike has been run most months, and every time I have hauled it out of the garage the battery has woken the engine up with gusto. I rode the bike two weeks ago for an hour. Started fine. Then went to start it last weekend. The solenoid clicked and the starter attempted to turn. Started on second kick. Part way through the weekend I tried the electric start and no sound whatsoever. Tonight I stripped the bike down a bit and pulled the battery. Its turned into a pumpkin, with both long sides bulging about 15mm. Reads 0.0 volts. The battery has never been charged other than by the bike. Has always read about 13 volts, even after a couple of months not being used. For a $260 battery I would have expected a bit more life out of such an expensive bit of kit? What are other peoples experience with lithium batteries?? They certainly cut down on weight, but my last lead acid battery in a 525 lasted 4 years!
  15. Just saw this.. http://www.tokyooffroad.com/product/beta-oil-drain-tool-odt-kit/
  16. This is sort of husky cafe ..ish. Just post where you see Beta bikes for sale. I'll start with some Boano racing bikes on their site just to get it going. http://www.beta.boano.com/index.asp?cat=2
  17. It's bad and getting worse. Shifting in any way other than with the lever adjusted all the way out and pulling it all the when in to shift results in a 'crunch' with every shift, unless you time it just right. I am certain I am putting unnecessary wear on the gear dogs... Remedies I've heard of: - Bleed the slave cylinder - re-torque the clutch basket down to 45ftlbs (did it) - add a 'spacer' somewhere in the clutch under the basket (don't know where) - change to the Rekluse slave cylinder (rekluse says they don't know if this will increase the throw-out distance) - add washers under the bolts so the springs get less pre-load and hence more disengagement is possible (worked on the WR450....) - remove the judder spring and washers at the bottom of the clutch stack (saw them, did not remove them) <<< seems promising - change the lever to a dual adjusting (lever distance and hydralic preload) (going to try this next) EDIT: ORDERED - RUN zero weight oil (no difference noticed)
  18. My bike has just been delivered After looking around I notice there is no Dual Map switch or I cant see it? Is this correct, there are no mapping options on the Beta 300's?
  19. From BETA USA (I had a customer who requested the info and he was sent a reply from Tim Pilg) 350 38HP 390 42HP 430 46HP So I'd extrapolate the 480 to have around 50HP Now we all know its not about the number, but how the power is delivered and IMHO Id say BETA 4Ts have this covered :-)
  20. anyone running the g2 throttle tamer on their 4t bikes? Just picked one up today. I have installed them in the past on both my KTM and my Hsq 501. But with the beta there seems to be too much side to side play between the throttle and throttle housing, allowing the cable to move in and out of the grooves. I can hear my cable grinding as I rotate the throttle. Any clues? Wondering if g2 was just getting to market quick, since our throttles are basically a KTM 50/65 2t cable, and just put Beta on the sticker.
  21. Well I guess it's been from around 2011 ish?.. that the Beta 350's came out.. They were the first 350 4t's out before ktm by a few months or so.. So it was a big thing at the time but I'm wondering what you 350 owners think of the bike now after it's been a few years.. What are the issues ..or non issues or whatever reports on what's up on these bikes.. It seems that after the 2 strokes came out and then the xtrainer that there's less buzz about the 350's.. well except that 2015 had the first Beta 4t 350 with efi come out.. I figure it's too early to know how that's going.. give it some time to percolate.. Here's an initial test from when they first came out. ..just to get to the start..
  22. Hello! I have a Beta rr 350 enduro and i want to rebuild it to a supermoto. The problem is that i cant find any supermoto wheels for it. Do anyone know where i can find a kit wich is made for the bike? /Wille
  23. beta 125rr

    This just came on my subs.. Cool!!!!
  24. Time Left: 28 days and 4 hours

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    The Beta 250RR is a premium Italian enduro bike with a slightly lower seat height than KTM and excellent handling and power. The 250 has awesome low end torque and still revs higher than a 300, allowing for more usable range of power and actually less need to short shift the bike. Plus it has less rotating mass in the engine so the handling feels more nimble. Design features and mods of this very clean well maintained bike: Electronic Variable Oil Injection design, no mixing of fuel required! The oil tank holds enough for up to 3 tanks of gas. Dual Ignition Map soft and hard power curves Adjustable Power Valve; can completely change the power characteristics from linear to a distinct hit (which is easy to predict and ride thru). I have the soft map + distinct hit tuned via the power valve ( a simple hex head bolt adjustable without removing any cover). This combo makes for plenty of grunt in the woods, but not so much that the throttle is jerky. then when the trail opens up you have the awesome power up top when the power value opens up. Suspension revalved and resprung by Stillwell (The Beta experts) for 190 lb rider. Rekluse 3.0 Core EXP Clutch: top line of the auto clutch, is a magical addition that makes any ride better. can still use clutch manually to pop over obstacles etc. Full off road protection: Aluminum Pipe guard Acerbis Hand guards Rear disk guard EE skid plate BRP radiator guards Clutch Slave guard with brush bar Ox Brake Left Hand Rear Brake; simple cable system to operate brake with foot or hand Beta Fork Bleeders Larger kickstand foot to not sink in the mud Goldentyre Fatty front tire; unmatched traction Shinko 520 rear tire; recommended with Tubliss system Tubliss system Front and Rear: dramatically improves traction; can run much lower pressure safely and maintain much better flat protection, also with lighter weight than HD tubes. You can run safely on a flat tire back to the truck due to this design PLUS: Registered and Plated in Missouri. Along with the oil injection you can dual sport this bike and fill up along the way without having to mix oil. It will maintain 65 mph with stock gearing and still crawl in the technical sections. (lights removed currently. Horn retained so you can honk to alert slower riders in the woods ) All Extras Stock skid plate, DOT Michelin tires (oil tank currently removed) Bike is maintained regularly. Steering, swingarm and linkage bearing greased with Bel-Ray waterproof grease. Fresh Rotella in gearbox. No Toil air filter oil used. Extra Twin air filter included Parts are reasonable and very easy to get. 285 miles, 18hrs This bike is ready to roll: race, trail or dual sport. It is set up perfectly and better than new with Rekluse, suspension, Tubliss LHRB and all the protection parts.

    $7,500.00

  25. Preordered my 2018 500-RR-S yesterday! Time to start buying parts! The bike should be at my dealer the first week of September! So far my parts list is below. Feel free to suggest additions! Cycra hand guards, front disc guard, rear disc guard, slave cylinder guard rad guards, rad hoses, 3 gallon tank Hyde skid plate