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  1. What would anyone here want on a maxed out 300rr? What are the best parts? I'm looking at my bike and looking at ideas.. of course I won't be putting on the super expensive stuff but I like to dream right? So please post up the best 250/300 rr stuff for us to look at. I'll post up a couple of pics to start.. feel free to post your bikes with mods etc too.. http://www.enduro21.com/index.php/component/k2/item/1777-my-ride-%E2%80%93-danny-mccanney%E2%80%99s-beta-rr-300-2t https://www.google.com/search?q=cody+webb+beta+300&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=sSZRU9qtGaiq2QX-gYHwBg&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1310&bih=701
  2. 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
  3. I couldn't find a resource where people have put their 300's jetting. I thought it would be good for us to compile a list of jetting that seems to be working for everyone, so people can improve their own. There are a lot of 300s out there and we can come up with a good list I presume. Let's try and keep this civil and just post our jetting. Let's use a format like this: Bike: 2017 Beta 300RR Race Elevation: 3000'-6000' Temperature: 45-70 degrees Pilot Jet: 38 Needle and Clip: JD Blue 2nd clip Main Jet: 162 Premix and Ratio or OI: Amsoil Dominator 50:1 How does it run: Great, no spooge and idles smooth. Other Modifications: Set float to 8mm and FMF Q Shorty Spark Arrestor
  4. I may be pulling the trigger on an XTrainer after riding my buddy's 300RR. It was a good bike, but a little more than what I'm looking for, and being that I've got short stubby legs, I figured the XT will better fit me. I'd be plating the bike and dual sporting it, 80-90% off-road orientation. Other than the plush suspension and extremely light weight, is the bike itself capable of 55mph cruising for a few miles of pavement to get to trails without screaming at 10k RPM the whole way? I know the XT has the top end chopped off compared to the 300RR, but I'm curious as to how that calculates on wide open stuff such as fire trails, dirt roads, etc. I'm not looking to do 100mph racing against the 4 strokes or anything like that, just want to comfortably cruise at traffic speed on the bike. Can she do it? Thanks!
  5. 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!
  6. 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?
  7. Time Left: 28 days and 2 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

  8. I recently fitted my 300rr with Flexx bars and noticed the brake line fitting would rub on the bars. I was pretty limited in what position I could run my master cylinder. I did a search on here and found that some people had tweaked the brake line fitting. Before I ever had a chance to try that I noticed I was getting a very slow leak around the banjo bolt which I assume was from the fitting being pressed up against the bars. I ordered a Core brake line off ebay (listed for 2015 300rr). The fitting on this brake line is bent a little differently and provides much more clearance. The line is also custom made to order so you get to choose the color of the different parts of it for a little extra bling.
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  10. Just bought my first beta! So far (99km,6.1hrs) I have no real complaints. Having been a 450 fuel injection rider I am a little new to jetting and carb tuning. Jetting is stock at this point and it seems to run pretty clean. I ride at 5000-8000ft elevation and summer temps are 70-85deg f. Bike has no hesitation and is very smooth, my only concern is the pipe drool that is running down the silencer and dropping onto the swing arm. Is this normal? I'm running my pre mix at 48:1 synthetic mix (which is a little different than spec at 50:1 but seeing that it is new I wanted to be on the oily side) another question is concerning gearing. Stock is 13-49. I was recommended by the dealer to try12-49 but I don't think I need to go that low. 1st gear is great, but the gap from 1to 2 seems to be a bit too much. I can slip the clutch to help but I wonder if 1-2 teeth more on the rear sprocket would be perfect for this minor gap in gearing. Thanks
  11. Time Left: 3 days and 12 hours

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    Up for sale Ohlins TTX shock and RXF48mm forks & Brembo front brake assembly off of a 2015 Beta 250rr. They are from the Boana racing team, sprung for a 175lb rider. This is a great opportunity to grab a very rare Ohlins set up for your Beta! I am a 145lbs, so unfortunately I don't have the money to have them set up for me, I am just looking to get my money back. I was really looking forward to using them, but some times life gets the best of you, lol. Hope they go to a good home, where someone will get use out of them! SOLD SOLD SOLD

    $2,400.00

  12. Time Left: 3 days and 12 hours

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    Up for sale Ohlins TTX shock and RXF48mm forks off of a 2015 Beta 250rr. They are from the Boana racing team, sprung for a 175lb rider. I am a 145lbs and they require a brembo front caliper and KTM spacers, so unfortunately I don't have the money to have them set up for me, I am just looking to get my money back. I was really looking forward to using them, but some times life gets the best of you, lol. Hope they go to a good home, where someone will get use out of them! SOLD SOLD SOLD

    $2,400.00

  13. Hi guys , Mounting and dismounting the rear wheel I`ve broken the safety piece in the rear brake . I cannot see the piece in the Beta parts Diagram. It`s ok to ride without this piece ? Thanks
  14. Hi guys. Almost time to change the original chain and sprockets. Just curious what brand people go for? There seems to be a fair amount of choice. I like the standard gearing, and want the lightest chain and sprockets you can get for the bike. What are you guys running/ would recommend? Thanks.
  15. Hi guys, I have 17 300 and the stock exhaust had a few good hits. I noticed it wasnt sitting perfectly flush on the head so i bought an fmf gnarly pipe. but it looks like that one isnt sitting perfectly flush on the head either. I goes all the way in the head but you can tell its crooked a bit. Is that a normal thing?
  16. Hi guys, I'm finally picking up my 2017 300RR before the weekend and I'm trying to work out which mods are essential for this bike. Of those essential mods I'm also looking for the brand of choice. I'm based in Victoria, Australia so any suggestions for parts that are quickly and easily available here would be awesome! Thanks!
  17. I'll be in the market for a woods bike next Summer/Spring. I plan on purchasing a new 300 two banger. Why should I buy the Beta over the KTM or Husky? I've ridden only Yamaha 125s/250s and am comfortable on them. If only they offered a 300 woods bike.... I hopped on buddy's '16 300 Husky and it was nice but the compartment felt cramped and small. The power was awesome though and able to grunt up literally anything. I haven't had the chance to ride a Beta yet but will in 2017. I'm just window shopping at the moment trying to decide which bike I want! Have there been any problems with the oil injection system? That kind of worries me.
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  19. Quick question, I've got a 2016 300RR (open cartridge) and I'm putting some fresh fork oil in. (first timer) Do I need to remove the cartridge assembly to get the oil out of the cartridge as well? Or can I just pop the cap dump out the old yank the spring, fill to desired MM then toss the spring back in throw cap on and call it good? Additionally I'd like to remove some of the preload that apparently these bikes are coming with in the forks, I understand there's just one nylon washer under the cap, can this just be removed to drop the preload (forks are harsh in the top 1/3 thus the oil change to 5w and wanting to drop the preload)? Or does it need to have that washer in there so I'll need to get a thinner one / grind that one down? Also unrelated, what do you guys do to keep your seats clean? Mines gotten really dingy and black stained from my pants. I see pics of guys betas all the time with their seats looking like their brand new (florescent red ) but no matter what I try it seems I can't get the dark staining out.
  20. Hello everyone, I just sold my 2 up atv to get back into bikes . Im just a novice trail rider I had a wr250f and a ktm200 way back. I plan on buying 2 new bikes a ttr125 for my daughter but I'm having a hard time deciding on for me. Im 5'8 155lbs and was actually more interested in the 2stokes because of the intense maintenance schedule and cost of the 250fs. I want something fun but not rip my arms off fast because most of the riding here in pa. is 1st to 3rd gear and would love to have a reasonable seat height. Not interested in any of the play type bikes. Any suggestions and or experiences would be great. Thanks Frank
  21. Federal trade agency proposes higher import fees on certain motorcycles Voice your opinion today! Take Action **If you receive an "Internal Error" after you submit your comments, please hit the "Back" button on your browser and resubmit.** The Office of United States Trade Representative requested comments on Dec. 28 regarding its proposal to include tariffs on motorcycles imported from the European Union with an engine size between 51cc and 500cc in the E.U. - U.S. beef hormone trade dispute. The deadline to submit comments is Jan. 30. The American Motorcyclist Association opposes the proposed tariff, because trade disputes residing within the boundaries of the agricultural industry should not be solved with trade sanctions levied against non-agricultural products. Specifically, a 100 percent, or higher, tariff on these motorcycles is proposed. This will cause serious and potentially irreversible harm to American small- and medium-sized business owners selling the vehicles. Additionally, consumers will be denied access to certain models of competition and recreational motorcycles that contribute to the lifestyle and wellbeing of millions of American families. Manufacturers that will be impacted: 1) Aprilla; 2) Beta; 3) BMW; 4) Ducati; 5) Fantic; 6) Gas Gas; 7) Husqvarna; 9) KTM; 10) Montesa; 11) Piaggio; 12) Scorpa; 13) Sherco; 14) TM; and 15) Vespa. Should the availability of product be hindered through unjustified trade sanctions on European-produced motorcycles, dealerships may close, leaving countless Americans without jobs.The negative effects of the proposed trade sanctions will not only harm the motorcycle sales industry, but will spread through the aftermarket equipment sector, recreation equipment sales, the sports entertainment industry and further down the line. You can do something to prevent this from happening! Use the AMA's easy to use tools to submit comments to the USTR by Jan. 30 to say you oppose the idea to penalize motorcyclists in the beef trade dispute. Make our voice stronger by sharing the AMA alert. Share with your friends on Facebook. Now more than ever, it is crucial that you and your riding friends become members of the AMA to help protect our riding freedoms. More members mean more clout against the opponents of motorcycling. That support will help fight for your rights - on the road, trail and racetrack and in the halls of government. If you are a motorcycle rider, join the AMA at www.americanmotorcyclist.com/membership/join. Take Action
  22. Hello All I have a 15 300 and wont start when cold. I went from stock jetting 38/165 and stock needle in 4th clip from the top to the NECJ needle 3rd from top. It was running too lean where it was with thew NECJ, so I went back to stock jetting to see if that was the starting issue. Well, its not. I checked the pilot to see if its clogged, but its not. The bike gets spark, but there is a fuel issue. Any ideas would be appreciated. Once it gets started its fine Marc
  23. Was doing some riding yesterday through some really nasty rocks and roots (sharp and deep edges etc). Anyway on lap two of a 9 mile single track me and some of the guys were ripping around I got a flat in the front. Funny thing is I didn't realize it until I got home, for the last mile or so of the loop I kept thinking "man im getting tired, I keep making so many mistakes!" the front was all over the place but not so bad I assumed it was flat, lmao. Anyway my front tire was the stock tire that came on the 2016 300RR (enduro comp) and I thought it actually did pretty well, needless to say though it was more than shot I should have replaced it a long time ago but kept thinking I was all done for the season. Anyway, a convenient time to get a flat I guess. I think I'm going to get a Michelin S12 XC front (and possibly matching rear later). I'm also considering ordering a tubliss to go with the front. What are your guys' thoughts on the S12, but more importantly what are your thoughts on the tubliss?
  24. After much thought and deliberation, I am going to most likely order a Beta 300RR this winter. I was looking at the KTM 300 XC/XC-W and Husky TE300, but I want to go red. Thie bike will be used primarily for singletrack trail riding (75%) and Hare Scramble/Enduro (25%). However, I am not sure on a few details on the Beta 1) I am leaning toward the "Race Edition" model, but I really like the oil injection that the normal 300RR comes with. I dont know if this is a serious item or not, but looks really slick and there isnt an option through Beta to add it. 2) Forks... I am unsure how the stock Sachs forks are on either bike, looks like the Race Edition has a fork upgrade... I love the KYB on my YZ250X. I emailed Beta a few times and they thought the $999 factory kit would be the best option. Im willing to spend the $ on it, but its hard to tell if the fork upgrade is necessary on either 300. I want the best bike possible but I hate throwing good $ after bad, and it's not like you can ride one and then ride the upgraded on to compare. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Thanks! -Andy
  25. Hi all. I picked up a 2014 300rr a few months back and was wondering if anyone has had any issues with the rear brake pedal? My dilemma is....no matter where I position the pedal, I have to really step on it to get it to lock up the rear wheel (believe it or not but I like my rear brake to be very touchy). It only had 100 miles on it when I bought it, but i put all new fluids in the bike. I know for a fact the brake line is free of air. The pedal itself seems very flimsy and I think I might opt for a hammerhead pedal. Curious if anyone else has complaints about the rear brake