Beta Minicross R-12: history, specs, pictures
|Beta Minicross R-12|
|Class||Minibike / 50cc|
Single-cylinder, 2-stroke, air cooled, lamellar induction in the crankcase
|Bore / Stroke||40.6mm x 40.6mm|
|Fuel System||Carburetor, Dell'Orto SHA 14 - 12L|
|Transmission||Gear box: Gears
Clutch: Wet automatic centrifugal type
|Suspension||Front: Mechanical fork with ø30 mm shaft
Rear: Hydraulic mono shock absorber
|Brakes||Front: Mechanical drive drum ø90 mm
Rear: Mechanical drive drum ø90 mm
|Rear Tire||3.00x 2|
|Wheelbase||43.31 inches (1100 mm)|
|Length||62.2 inches (1580 mm)|
|Width||26.42 inches (671 mm)|
|Seat Height||29.09 inches (739 mm)|
|Weight||46.0 kg (wet)|
The bike has a Gears transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet automatic centrifugal type.
It came with a 2.50x15 front tire and a 3.00x 2 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via Mechanical drive drum ø90 mm in the front and a Mechanical drive drum ø90 mm in the rear. The front suspension was a Mechanical fork with ø30 mm shaft while the rear was equipped with a Hydraulic mono shock absorber. The wheelbase was 43.31 inches (1100 mm) long.
2004 Beta Minicross R-12
The Beta Minicross R-12 is a bike addressed to young people, a bigger version of the Minicross R-10. The manufacturer recommends that it should be used by children from 8 to 12 years. It proves to be quite dangerous for adults, because it weighs only 46 kg and has a wheelbase of 1100 mm.