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2012 Beta 450 RS | Quick Look

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2012 Beta Motorcycle

Some dual-sport bikes are designed with a clear emphasis for street riding and light trail duty. The 2012 Beta 450 RS means serious business off-road.

Capable of entering a competitive enduro event, the 450 RS has inverted 45mm Marzocchi forks with compression and rebound damping adjustments.

In the back is a Sachs shock with separate high- speed and low-speed compression damping adjustments, in addition to adjustable rebound. The electric-start, short-stroke Beta motor is also available in 350 and 520 versions.

2012 Beta 450 RS | Quick Stats

  • BORE x STROKE: 95mm x 63.4mm
  • WHEELBASE: 58.1 inches
  • SUSPENSION f/r: 11.4″/11.4″
  • COMP. RATIO: 11.95:1
  • DRY WEIGHT: 249 pounds
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
  • PRICE: $9299

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Don Williams
Don Williams
With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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