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New Bikes
Steve Plain Motorcycles, Unit 1 Werngoch, Crossgates Road, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5SL.   Tel / Fax: 01597 825817
We can supply any of the following new bikes: Beta - Enduro, Trials Gas Gas - Trials Yamaha - Motocross, Enduro Montesa - Trials Honda - Motocross, Enduro We can supply children’s bikes and quads. Get in touch - we can provide competitive quotes for all of the above.  
Mid Wales Off Road Specialist
Tel: 01597 825817
Beta RR MY 2018                                                                   Lighter weight with better performance than ever before The new Enduro RR my 2018 is coming on the market with many new features. The Tuscan manufacturer was able to transfer of much of the know-how gained from the great racing successes of the 2016 season from the competition bikes to the production models after victories in both the Riders World Championship (E3 class) and the Manufacturers’ World Championship (EnduroGp class). The Beta engineers at Rignano, with guidance from their top riders, Steve Holcombe and Alex Salvini, have designed a new line of motorcycles that are remarkably lighter in weight with better performance than the previous models; 4.7 kg lighter for the 2-stroke versions and a whopping 5.3 kg shaved off the 4-stroke bikes. But this drop in weight is not the only feature worthy of note. The engines, running gear and suspension are products of a significant technical evolution which has further enhanced the strengths of this new generation of RR models giving them an ease of handling with a solid and immediate feeling as well as a high degree of reliability. The design was also revised with the introduction of a new rear fender, a new colour for the plastics and graphics and, on the 4-stroke versions, a muffler with a completely new profile as well as a new internal layout. Keeping with Beta tradition, six different displacements will be available for the RR MY 2018: 250 and 300 cc 2- stroke and 350, 390, 430 and 480 cc 4-stroke models, each distinguished by their own specific character. This new range will allow every rider to find just the right Beta model at the right price.   TOP FEATURES of the RR MODELS 250cc 2T: This is Beta’s little baby, perfect for those looking for a 2-stroke bike with a gentler character and with slightly lower power and torque ratings to ensure excellent handling. No doubt, this bike will be a protagonist in this season’s E2 category of the Enduro World Championship. 300cc 2T: Made for those who love big-bore 2-stroke bikes with outstanding torque at any rpm. This is the perfect bike for those who love riding with long gearing. 350cc 4T: This is the easiest handling bike in the 4- stroke model range; it favours riding at higher revs while keeping its power output very linear. 390cc 4T: This delivers the ideal mix of handling and power while making great traction its winning hand. 430cc 4T: This engine gives great performance and delivers its best results when taking advantage of its long gearing and strong torque characteristics 480cc 4T: This bike expresses itself best on wide open spaces. Its characteristics are similar to the 430cc model but with even better output and torque range, suitable to more expert riders who are physically prepared. Engine Compared to the 2017 model year, a great deal of development has gone into both our two and four-stroke engines which share a series of common innovations. As well as increasing performance, these new features have shaved off about 1.7 kg from both versions: - New clutch A total overhaul has developed a more compact and lighter weight clutch that improves its scalability, precision and stability as operating temperatures change. This solution also permits the use of a much more tapered external clutch cover, making the lines even more graceful. - Elimination of the kick-start: the incredible work put into making the electric starter more reliable has allowed the kick-start lever to be removed, significantly reducing weight. Given the engine arrangement, a kick-start can still be ordered as an option. - New gear shifting selector system: improves the precision of the transmission eliminating any possible uncertainties when shifting gears. - New filter box: intense testing was done on the 4-stroke engine injection mapping and on the 2-stroke engine timing advance curves to optimize output enabling the introduction of a new filter box. Furthermore, both the 2-stroke and the 4-stroke versions have been specially engineered for their unique architectures. Specifically: 2-Stroke: - New cylinder: improves performance in terms of torque and power output throughout the rev range while keeping the response perfectly linear. - Rounded piston and new cylinder head profile (300cc only): together with the new cylinder, these increase engine performance and improve rolling at low rpms. - Crankshaft: inertia values were revised to match the new features of the power unit and the coupling axis reinforced in order to increase the stiffness of the whole structure. - New connecting rod: revised in the top end so as to strengthen this area which is highly stressed. - New centrifuge: with an increased diameter of spheres to better adapt to the new primary drive ratio, ensuring better power delivery. - New combustion chamber (250cc only): thanks to a slight increase in compression ratio, an upgrade in performance was possible. 4-Stroke: - EFI with dual injectors: The introduction of dual injectors allows the application of dedicated maps for each engine displacement in order to increase engine performance (particularly in the middle and high rpm) and to increase mixture control which subsequently increases mileage. Vehicle A great deal of attention has also gone into the rest of the motorcycle including the chassis and suspension which continues to use a Sachs rear shock absorber and Sachs 48 mm diameter front fork but with a new fork sleeves. Both vaunt specific calibration settings suitable for the demands of the new frame. Many innovations have been combined with this time-tested solution aimed at improving the aesthetic appearance as well as the dynamic performance of the motorcycle, through a weight reduction – not counting the engine – that ranges from 3 kg for the 2-stroke models up to 3.6 kg for the 4-strokes. - New Chassis The front-end has been completely redesigned enabling an increase in the flexural and torsional rigidity characteristics compared to previous versions and with a notable reduction in weight thanks to an improved structural layout. This generates a consistent improvement in handling and riding precision. - Slimmer filter box and rear end giving the bike a slimmer, more aggressive look. - Lithium battery: lighter in weight, more powerful and reliable. - Fork with a new fork sleeves: though also lighter in weight, this was developed to increase rigidity and improve sliding. These have been specifically calibrated to suit the demands of the new chassis. - A mono-shock absorber with new settings has been adapted for the demands of the 2018 version chassis. - New muffler (4-stroke versions only): revised external profile and internal layout to improve engine performance, especially at low rpm. - New skid plate (2-stroke versions only): improved fastener accessibility for quicker removal. - New muffler heat shield: protects the rider from burns on both the 2- and 4-stroke versions. - Takasago Excel rims: with a new opaque black finish specifically designed for Beta. - New colours and graphics. Availability starting early July 2017. Prices to follow.
Beta electric bikes are now back in stock. Year on year the sales of these bikes are increasing as buyers recognise the weight advantage and the reliability of these bikes.  Aluminium 2017 white frame, Shimano brakes and 3 map settings from a beginner to the experienced. 1 year warranty as standard.16” Mini E Retail = £1695.00 Weight 25.0 Kg.  20“ Mini E Retail = £1895.00Weight 25.5 Kg. Full details: http://www.betamotor.com/en/trial/bikes/minitrial-electric-20
Gas Gas EC300                                                                                                                                                        A TOTAL RENEWAL OF THE BRAND IN ENDURO Gas Gas has completely reinvented its iconic Enduro. The new EC/XC demonstrates total commitment to the very highest quality components. With new frame, engine, suspension, geometry and an endless list of new parts. A new Enduro that joins together in one unique formula the greatest reliability, top specs, versatility, easy riding and is mechanically accessible. We present the new EC/XC, a total renovation for Gas Gas in the most demanding off-road speciality: Enduro. Classical mythology recounts that “after being consumed by fire, the Phoenix was reborn from its own ashes, becoming a dazzling bird of fire with golden and red wings, a symbol of strength, endurance and resurrection...”. The same metaphor of renewal from which “Project Phoenix” from Gas Gas takes its name and has given birth to the new EC/XC.  This is a model that embodies the re-launch of the brand with more than three decades of tradition in off- road and high level competition. A brand which takes the best from the past to challenge the present with the power needed to reinvent itself. Gas Gas is proud to present the new Gas Gas EC/XC, its symbol of renewal. An enduro bike that joins together in one unique formula all the ingredients for maximum reliability, top specs, confidence, versatility, easy to ride and mechanically accessible. This is an innovative bike from its very conception, designed around a central backbone frame. A structural element in combination with new geometry and top quality suspension (Kayaba front and back), giving the new Gas Gas weapon lightness and sensitivity in riding. The new Gas Gas EC/XC has been conceived and designed for easy, quick mechanical accessibility, suitable for riders of all levels right across the broad spectrum in the world of enduro, both professional and amateur, thanks to its versatility, power and ease of riding. The new Gas Gas EC/XC has new geometry for a bike with a visibly lighter and narrower shape, only 105 kg, with a greater turn angle. Gas Gas only trusts in the best components for its new enduro. A total commitment to the quality of the bike when taken as a whole reaches the highest peak of excellence thanks to a never-ending list of new parts in both the bike and engine. Amongst the most important, as well as the previously mentioned Kayaba suspension, are the Magura clutch cylinder, the FMF Powercore 2.1 silencer -manufactured exclusively for Gas Gas-, the Kehin PWK 38 carburettor, Excel wheels and Metzeler Six Days tyres, as well as the Nissan brake calipers and cylinders and the NG discs … elements trusted by the big names in each part of the manufacture of competition components. The Gas Gas EC/XC 2018 range has a powerful new engine with a new thermodynamic. It is to be manufactured in two capacities (250/300cc), with electric start. It is going to be a delight for riders with even more performance than its two-stroke predecessors. Sometime you have to finish an era and start a new one. Grow stronger and wiser. To re-invent oneself as an improved version, just like the new Gas Gas EC/XC 2018, the total renovation of Gas Gas in enduro. NEW BIKE COMPONENTS:     Kinematics     Central backbone frame, completely redesigned, less torsional stiffness and low weight     Aluminium sub-frame with new profiles, lighter and more resistant     Kayaba (KYB) Ø 48 front fork, AOS (Air/Oil Separation) system, sealed cartridge, adjustable spring rate,    compression and rebound     Kayaba (KYB) monoshock with adjustable rebound and adjustable high and low speed compression.     Greater turn angle.     Black suspension and handlebar clamps.     Fully redesigned aluminium alloy swingarm, optimized and lightened.     Optimised link with wishbone and rocker system, new progressive rear suspension.     Completely redesigned chain guide system and rollers .     Easier chain tensioner adjustment.     Rear axle designed for faster removal.     EXCEL rims with silver galvanised spokes.     NG brake discs.     Narrower petrol tank with a large fuel capacity     Larger air filter housing volume.     Rapid filter removal system through the side cover number panel.     Inlet system (filter, spider assembly, canister and nozzle).     Narrower seat with lateral mounting covered with a larger foam base to improve comfort.     Lighter footpegs with more grip and greater surface area.     Nissin rear brake and slave cylinder system.     MAGURA clutch cylinder.     Redesign of the whole body of the motorcycle, narrower, more aggressive and more comfortable.     Radiator grilles     Fork protectors     Frame protectors     Electrical installation and distribution of its components (battery, CDI, starter relay, regulator and coil)     New multifunction     LED rear light and headlight NEW ENGINE COMPONENTS:     Motor Gas Gas EC, new thermodynamic and higher performance     New crankshaft     Cylinder with new distribution     Cylinder head with new strut     FMF Powercore 2.1 exhaust silencer designed exclusively for Gas Gas     New refrigeration system     Improved clutch lubrication system