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2016 Scorpa Twenty 125/250/300

2016 Scorpa Twenty 125/250/300

Revealed at the 2014 EICMA show in Milan, the Twenty family — named so to commemorate Scorpa’s 20-year anniversary — includes three models: the 125, 250 and 300. For 2016, we see major changes and new features — many of which are brought about through data gathered at the World Trials Championship — to launch the second generation of the Twenty line.

If you looked at Scorpa before, look again. The Twenty trials bikes are more competitive than before, even for such a young lineup. They’re not just a dressed up SR model.

Continue reading for my review of the Scorpa Twenty 125, 250 and 300.

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2015 Beta Minitrial Electric 16”

2015 Beta Minitrial Electric 16”

Overview
New Minitrial-E, extends the wide range of the Beta trial models!
Now available, the first youth electric trial bike designed and manufactured by a leading manufacturer of off road motorcycles.
The proper riding position, weight, braking, throttle control, and suspension are very important for the young rider. The new Beta Minitrial-E has been designed to provide the new rider with confidence during their new trial riding experience. 2015 Beta Minitrial Electric 16” Key Features: (...)

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2015 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT Race Replica

2015 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT Race Replica

Honda has a well-established and hard-earned reputation among riders in a variety of motorsports, and the “observed trial” riders are no exception. Introducing the 2015 Montesa Cota 4RT260 and Montesa Cota 4RT Race Replica; two variations of a bike that honors its heritage that goes all the way back to the Honda-Montesa merger of the mid-1980’s. While this tribute is mainly cosmetic, consisting of the name and race-replica trim package, the competitive nature of this bike is hard to ignore, and it combines two of the best-known names in this relatively niche market.

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2015 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260

2015 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260

Take one of the greatest names ever in the sport of trials riding - the Montesa Cota 4RT—and add the technology, engineering, and reliability of the greatest name in motorcycling—Honda. Then point it at your favorite trials section and get ready for a perfect score. And for 2015 you can pick from two versions: the Montesa Cota 4RT260 and Montesa Cota 4RT Race Replica.

The 2015 Montesa Cota 4RT260 is ready for competition with its reliable 260cc Honda engine and new suspension components. Or choose the Montesa Cota 4RT Race Replica with premium Showa suspension, race replica trim and specialty carbon parts. Either one is a great choice for serious weekend trials competitors.

Continue reading for more information on the Honda Montesa Cota 4RT260.

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2015 Beta Minitrial Electric 20”

2015 Beta Minitrial Electric 20”

Meet the first electric trial motorcycle designed by Beta. The all new model is fitted with the latest technologies developed by the manufacturer and despite its unique propulsion system its overall performances are matching those of its gas powered brothers.

Like it was expected, the motorcycle was designed with perfect ergonomics in mind, so the handlebar, footpegs, suspensions and weight are all working together to keep the rider in full control and as comfortable as possible.

The motorcycle is propelled by an Elettric 750W - 36V motor which is powered by 3 Lead Acid Batteries 12V (Serial). The batteries store enough energy for 2 hours of riding at constant velocity.

The all new Beta Minitrial Electric 20” can be yours for no less than $2,299.

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2015 Beta EVO 80 Junior

2015 Beta EVO 80 Junior

The Beta EVO 80 Junior was especially developed for the young riders who wish to learn the secretes of trials. Therefore, the motorcycle was designed with maximum safety min mind as well as easy handling and reliability.

It is based on the EVO 80 but It is aimed for kids who are between 9-11 years old. At its heart sits a 79.6 cc, single cylinder, 2 stroke, liquid cooled engine with lamellar induction in the crankcase which is fueled by a 2.5 liters tank.

As far as wheels are concerned, the bike rides on 19 X 1,4 (36 Holes) front and 17 X 1,6 (36 Holes) rear rims wrapped in 2,50 – 19 and 3,50 – 17 tires, respectively.

The stopping power is assured by a front Inox disc Ø175 mm with 2 opposed pistons and rear Inox disc ø150 mm with 2 opposed pistons.

Hit the jump for more information on the Beta EVO 80 Junior.

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2015 Beta EVO 80

2015 Beta EVO 80

The 2015 Beta EVO 80 is a light, compact and lively trial bike that won’t disappoint you when it comes to agility.

The 2015 Beta EVO 80 is propelled by a 79,6 cc, single cylinder, 2 stroke, liquid cooled engine with lamellar induction in the crankcase. The engine is mated on a six speed transmission and is mounted on a light but rigid steel frame.

As far as suspensions are concerned, the Beta EVO 80 rides on a front hydraulic fork with Ø38 mm shaft (165 Mm wheel travel) and a rear Monoshock with adjustable spring preload (150 mm wheel travel).

Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include a swing-arm mounted on roller bearings for increased smoothness, improved brakes and new wheel-rims in aluminium.

Hit the jump for more information on the 2015 Beta EVO 80.

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2015 Beta EVO 125 2T

2015 Beta EVO 125 2T

The Beta EVO 125 2T has already proven its value on the track and needs no presentation. It is agile, light and easy to handle, featuring a sturdy white single wave aluminium beam frame inherited from the 2014 Factory model.

The 2015 model year features new graphics and a series of innovations and important updates that help it deliver even better ride and handling performances.

Among them you will find a fresh rear single shock, a new low-friction gas/oil separator and new interior body finish. Moreover, the oil tank has a bigger capacity, a new fuel tap has been introduced and the 38 cc Sachs fork features new white covers.

Power comes from a 124cc, single-cylinder, 2-stroke, liquid cooled engine with lamellar induction in the crankcase.

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2015 Beta EVO 200 2T

2015 Beta EVO 200 2T

The 2015 Beta EVO 200 2T comes with a wide range of improvements which make it faster, more reliable, better looking and more agile. The modifications made for the 2015 model year include a lighter rear single shock, a new low-friction gas/oil separator, a fresh oil tank with a bigger capacity and a revised 38 mm Sachs fork, with new white covers.

At the heart of the motorcycle sits a 194,6 cc, single cylinder, 2 stroke, liquid cooled engine with lamellar induction in the crankcase. The engine is fueled by a 2.8 liter fuel tank and is mated on a six speed transmission.

The 2 stoke unit is housed by a single wave aluminium beam frame which sits on 21 X 1,6 front and 18 X 2,15 - 32 rear rims.

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2015 Beta EVO 250 2T

2015 Beta EVO 250 2T

The Beta EVO 250 2T mixes lightness with power and agility to reward its rider with first class ride and handling performances.

The 2015 model year comes with a set of new graphics and a few innovations and important updates that help it raise the bar even higher in terms of performance.

Among them you’ll find a lighter rear single shock, a new low-friction gas/oil separator a revised oil tank, a new 38 mm Sachs fork, a new fuel tap and many others.

The bike is built around a 249 cc, single - cylinder, 2-stroke, liquid cooled engine with lamellar induction in the crankcase. The engine’s power is kept in check by a six speed transmission and you also get a 2.8 liter fuel tank.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a single wave aluminium beam frame.

Hit the jump for more information on the Beta EVO 250 2T.

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2015 Beta EVO 300 2T

2015 Beta EVO 300 2T

Compact, light and sleek, the Beta EVO 3002T is capable to reward you with superior handling performances and has all it needs to help you do the craziest tricks.

Moreover, the 2015 EVO 300 2T comes with a long list of new features which help it deliver even better all-round performances. Among them you will find a lighter rear single shock, a new low-friction gas/oil separator, a bigger oil tank, as well as a new shock. The 38 mm Sachs fork features new white covers and there is also offered a new fuel tap.

At the heart of the motorcycle sits a 296,4 cc, single - cylinder, 2 - stroke, liquid cooled engine with lamellar induction in the crankcase. The engine’s speed is kept under control by a six speed transmission with wet multi-disc clutch.

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2014 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT

2014 Honda Montesa Cota 4RT

The Honda Montesa Cota 4RT sets new standards in the world of trials. Equipped with a revolutionary and compact 4 stroke and 4 valve engine with a PGM-FI electronic fuel injection, the Honda Montesa Cota 4RT delivers a high efficiency and low emissions without compromising performance.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a light aluminum frame which sits on SHOWA suspensions.

The bike also features a newly designed fuel tank, which is more slender than the previous generations allowing you better control. Apart from that you also get a new rear mud guard, Dunlop tires, a special paint job that goes back to the original red color of Montesas emblematic classic Cota models, and a Pro Link, R16V rear suspension.

The Honda Montesa Cota 4RT is offered with a starting price of €7.180.

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2014 Beta EVO 2T 250 FACTORY

2014 Beta EVO 2T 250 FACTORY

The Beta Evo 2T 250 Factory was designed with sportiness and agility in mind, hence it has all it needs to deal great with anything you ask of it. The bike’s engine and chassis were developed with smooth, responsive riding in mind and promise to deliver superior performances.

Talking about the engine, the Beta EVO 2T 250 Factory is propelled by a single-cylinder, 2-stroke, liquid cooled engine with a displacement of 249,7cc.

As far as suspensions are concerned, the Beta Evo 2T 250 Factory rides on new and lighter front fork tubes and a rear monoshock equipped with a new yellow spring, made lighter and preloaded by a new ring assembly with a plastic containment spacer.

Apart from the revised suspensions, the bike has also received upgraded brakes which now feature a new Braktec master cylinder with reduced weight.

Hit the jump for more information on the Beta Evo 2T 250 Factory.

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