2013 Beta Urban 125

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Designed with fun and practicality in mind, the 2013 Beta Urban 125 is a comfortable bike that will help you find the fun part of riding into the city.

Thanks to its compact dimensions, the agile stance and the upright riding position the Beta Urban 125 sets new standards in terms of urban mobility.

This sporty urban scrambler is propelled by a single-cylinder, 4-stroke, air cooled, S.O.H.C. engine that sends its power to the ground through a five speeds transmission with wet multi-disc clutch.

The engine is mounted on a modern trellis frame which sits on a set of comfortable suspensions that consist of a front hydraulic fork with ø38 mm shaft and a rear monoshock with adjustable spring preload.

It is also worthy of being mentioned that the 2013 Beta Urban is offered with a comprehensive list of accessories and special parts.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2013 Beta Urban 125.

Overview

Beta Urban 125

Stylish, minimal, athletic, and fun. That’s what’s written in the DNA of URBAN, Beta’s new city model. The Tuscan brand, which comes from a longstanding tradition of quick and easy motorcycles, has taken a fresh look at mobility in the city by creating a blend of genres. Chop finely, pour together, and blend on high: the looks of an urban scrambler, the light weight of a mountain bike, and the ease of handling and low-slung seat of a trial motorcycle. Add a little charismatic design into the mix and you have got the recipe for the new URBAN. A cocktail on wheels that, as its name suggests, is truly at home on the streets, and offers an ideal way to discover the fun side of the city.

Stefano Soldani, Betamotor’s Head of Marketing, explains: “We were not thinking so much of a single target market as of a transversal—even universal—need: the increasing demand for simple motorcycles with big personalities. Urban is a modern re-visitation of the traditional scooter people used to use just to get around the city and have a lot of fun in the process. It comes without the bulk and worry of a larger motorcycle and has more personality than a scooter. We were mostly thinking about customers with a youthful mentality who love sport and lead stylish, dynamic lifestyles in the city."

2013 Beta Urban 125 - Features

Beta Urban 125

The trellis frame, mounted on a suspension designed to maximize comfort, ensures that the Urban is as easy to handle as it is fun to drive. Its moderate size and lack of bulk complete the mix, allowing even the most inexperienced to ride with confidence and ease. Urban lends itself well to small manoeuvres and jumps, and is capable of darting nimbly through city traffic. There are two models, both with 4T engines: the 125cc, which is designed for first-time riders or those who want a bike they can ride without a specific motorcycle licence, and the 200cc, for those who prefer higher performance. Sturdy and reliable, the new Beta is the prototype of the no-worries motorcycle. It is fuel-efficient and maintenance has been simplified to the extreme: after all, it is designed to show you only the fun side of the city.

Finally, Urban riders can expect a full package of accessories and special parts (parcel rack, side bag, carbon parts) that will make urban exploration even more enjoyable and personal.

Specifications

Beta Urban 125
Engine typeSingle-cylinder, 4-stroke, air cooled
Bore54 mm
Stroke54 mm
Displacement124 cc
Compression ratio10:1
IgnitionElectronic Moriyama F5HH
Spark plugNGK R CR7 HSA
Lubricationforced with pump
FeedingUnleaded gasoline
CarburettorMikuni UCAL 5Nh ø26-38
ClutchWet multi-disc clutch
Primary trasmissionZ. 20/68
Gear box5 speed
Secondary trasmissionZ 12/52
Frame steeldouble cradle frame
Wheel base1345 mm
Max length2010 mm
Max width800 mm
Max height1115 mm
Seat height835 mm
Ground clearance290 mm
Footrest height310 mm
Dry weight101 kg
Fuel tank capacity6,0 l.
Reserve1,5 l.
Front suspensionHydraulic fork with ø38 mm shaft
Rear suspensionMonoshock with adjustable spring preload
Shockabsorber stroke 63 mm
Front wheel travel170 mm
Rear wheel travel185 mm
Front brakedisc ø245 mm
Rear brakedisc ø220 mm
Front rim1,85 x 19
Rear rim2,15 x 16
Front tyre80/100-19 M/C
Rear tyre120/90-16 M/C
Engine oilSAE 15W/50 (850cc)
Beta Urban 125
Beta Urban 125
Beta Urban 125
Beta Urban 125

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