2016 Beta 250RR 2-Stroke

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2016 Beta 250RR 2-Stroke
2016 Beta 250RR 2-Stroke

2016 Beta 250RR 2-Stroke
2016 Beta 250RR 2-Stroke

2016 Beta 250RR 2-Stroke
2016 Beta 250RR 2-Stroke



2016 Beta 250RR 2-Stroke Review

2016 Beta 250RR 2-Stroke on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

Off-Road Enduro…

Automatic Oil Injection System

The big news for the 2016 RR Enduro 2T models is the introduction of Beta’s electronic oil injection system on both the 250 and 300 RR models. This system was introduced in 2015 on the Xtrainer model and has proven to be a huge success among Beta owners. This new feature ensures a perfect fuel-oil mix under any conditions and engine speed while saving riders from having to pre-mix.

This new system also reduces 50% of the smoke from the exhaust compared to a traditional pre-mixed two stroke as the system is managed by an ECU with integrated mix and engine control which is able to measure the oil based on the engine’s revs and engine load measured by the TPS (Throttle Position System).

 

Engine

The mapping of the ECU has been modified for both the 250 and the 300, significantly increasing performance at higher revs while further refining the power and torque curve that Beta is famous for.

Various changes have been made to the 250 RR engine regarding the height of the cylinder transfer ports, the geometry of the head and the calibration of the exhaust power valve. This change provides an increase in performance at low and medium speeds making the engine power delivery more linear and improving the bike’s ease of use.

 

Chassis

The main frame has a stronger top shock mount to improve strength of the frame while also improving the feel of the chassis under the most demanding situations.

The air filter box has been improved in terms of its water drainage. Also new are the air box cover fasteners that provide a more secure and dependable system.

To improve and optimise absorption capacity, the 48 mm Sachs fork has been updated in terms of the oil flow entering and exiting the cartridge, that is now entirely managed by the harmonic shims. The drive of the main spring in the cartridge support area has been improved, thus reducing friction and rendering fork movement more fluid.

The odometer instrumentation is updated and integrates the lights indicating low oil level and separate oil injection system diagnostics.
Fuel Tank

The fuel tank is now translucent allowing for a clear view of the fuel level in any situation.
Graphics

The graphics retain the classic and distinctive Beta colors characterizing the Italian heritage. Even more stunning are the front fork tubes now with gold anodizing to match the rear shock reservoir.



2016 Beta 250RR 2-Stroke www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

• Electronic Oil Injection eliminates the need to pre-mix fuel.
• Updated CDI settings to further improve Beta’s already-amazing power.
• Improved air box cover and water drain
• Updated front fork valving as well as a stunning new gold color
• New meter to include oil injection lights
• New graphics and color scheme

 

Automatic Oil Injection System

The big news for the 2016 RR Enduro 2T models is the introduction of Beta’s electronic oil injection system on both the 250 and 300 RR models. This system was introduced in 2015 on the Xtrainer model and has proven to be a huge success among Beta owners. This new feature ensures a perfect fuel-oil mix under any conditions and engine speed while saving riders from having to pre-mix.

This new system also reduces 50% of the smoke from the exhaust compared to a traditional pre-mixed two stroke as the system is managed by an ECU with integrated mix and engine control which is able to measure the oil based on the engine’s revs and engine load measured by the TPS (Throttle Position System).

 

RR 2 Stroke Engine Updates:

The mapping of the ECU has been modified for both the 250 and the 300, significantly increasing performance at higher revs while further refining the power and torque curve that Beta is famous for.

Various changes have been made to the 250 RR engine regarding the height of the cylinder transfer ports, the geometry of the head and the calibration of the exhaust power valve. This change provides an increase in performance at low and medium speeds making the engine power delivery more linear and improving the bike’s ease of use.

New thermostat housing with four screws to improve durability.

RR 2 Stroke Chassis Updates:

The main frame has a stronger top shock mount to improve strength of the frame while also improving the feel of the chassis under the most demanding situations.

The air filter box has been improved in terms of its water drainage. Also new are the air box cover fasteners that provide a more secure and dependable system.

The front fork has been improved by increasing the size of the cartridge bleed hole to allow better oil flow during bottoming. Other changes include a longer spring guide to provide smoother action and lastly a more durable top-out spring has been installed.

The odometer instrumentation is updated and integrates the lights indicating low oil level and separate oil injection system diagnostics.

Grips with the Beta logo embossed in.

The graphics retain the classic and distinctive Beta colors characterizing the Italian heritage. Even more stunning are the front fork tubes now with gold anodizing to match the rear shock reservoir.

 

 

 

2016 Beta 250RR 2-Stroke www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

History

Betamotor has always been connected with the history and evolution of life on two wheels. The company was founded in Florence in 1904 under the name “Società Giuseppe Bianchi”, for building handmade bicycles. At the end of the 1940s, with the changes that had taken place in Italian society and the development of motorised transport, the company switched to motorcycle production. The simple expedient of attaching an engine with a roller transmission to one of its bicycles, a typical example of Italian creativity, resulted in the first motorbike produced by the Tuscan firm.

The two men who ran the company, Enzo Bianchi and Arrigo Tosi, joined their initials to form the brand-name Beta, and the company’s bikes have been sold under this name ever since.

The CERVO 48 was the first model to be put on the market. It featured transmission by a rubberised roller acting directly on the rear tyre, alongside a chain for starting and final drive. In 1948, the company launched the CIGNO, which was powered by a single-cylinder 48cc motor. Its double cradle frame, telescopic forks and shock absorbers gave it a very sporty look.

In 1950, Beta entered the more demanding 125cc class with the production of the ITAL-JAP 125, fitted with pressed-steel girder forks and telescopic rear shocks.

Another model launched in the ’50s was the M.T. 175: derived from competition bikes, the M.T. used a two-stroke single-cylinder engine capable of reaching 81 mph. A touring version was subsequently developed, the S.V 175.

A wide range of road bikes was produced in this period, with a tendency towards sportiness. The ASTRO 98, MERCURIO 150, FOLGORE 175 and ORIONE 200 are only some of the models fitted with single-cylinder four-stroke pushrod engines, delivering quite a respectable performance for the time. In the 1960s, Beta began in-house production of the motors which from then on would be fitted across the range. The development of new models went hand in hand with a commitment to competition: the ’50s saw Beta’s first successes in Hillclimbing, Motogiro and in the Milan-Taranto race, with its 175cc models.

In the ’70s, with the emergence of the off-road sector, Beta began to specialise more and more in the production of off-road vehicles. This specialisation has always been accompanied by a matching commitment in the area of competition, the test-bench for excellence in the production of Beta motorcycles – initially in motocross and enduro, trial from the early ‘80s and Enduro since 2006. The close involvement with motorcycle racing led to the victory of 7 Trial Outdoor World Championships, 6 Trial Indoor World Championships, 7 European Championships and over 100 National Championships all around the World.

In 2004, the Beta marque returned to four-stroke enduro with a major investment both in product development and in its presence on the competition track. In this new field, Beta remains faithful to its mission, that is to inspire in motorcyclists a natural and instinctive riding style. Highly technical and sports-oriented the DNA of its bikes may be, but they still need to transmit optimum feel and deliver maximum fun.

In 2004 Beta presents the first 4-stroke engine designed and specifically dedicated to Trial, enlarging its range and making its brand becoming increasingly synonymous with the sport.

Year 2010 represents a milestone in the Beta’s history: the birth of the 4-stroke engine enduro. This allows Beta to become completely independent in the production and gradually increase its presence in this market.

 

 



 


 

2016 Beta 250RR 2-Stroke – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $8299 USD
Canada MSRP Price: $ See Dealer for pricing in CAD
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ See Dealer for pricing in GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

Engine Specs:

Type: Beta-Built single cylinder, 2-stroke, liquid cooled, with BPV power valve system and electric start with back up kick starter.
Bore: 66.4mm
Stroke: 72mm
Displacement: 249cc
Compression Ratio: 12.8:1
Exhaust Valve: Beta Progressive Valve (BPV)
Ignition: AC-CDI Kokusan.
Spark Plug: NGK BR7ES
Lubrication: Electronic Oil Injection
Oil Tank Capacity: 650cc
Carburetor: Keihin PXK 36mm
Clutch: Wet multi-disc
Transmission: 6-speed
Final Drive: O-ring chain
Chassis Specs:

Frame: Molybdenum steel/double cradle w/quick air filter access.
Wheelbase: 58.3”
Seat Height: 36.6”
Ground Clearance: 12.6”
Footrest Height: 16”
Steering Rake/Offset: 27 degree rake/20mm Offset
Dry Weight: 224 lbs.
Fuel Tank Capacity: 2.5 US gallons
Front Suspension: 48 mm Sachs USD fork, adjustable compression and rebound, TFX technology.
Rear Suspension: Aluminum Body Sachs shock w/adjustable rebound and hi/low speed compression
Front Wheel Travel: 11.4”
Rear Wheel Travel: 11.4”
Front Brake: 260mm floating rotor
Rear Brake: 240mm rotor
Front/Rear Rim: 21” (Front) 18” (Rear)
Front/Rear Tire: Michelin Enduro Competition
Warranty: 6 month Limited Warranty



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