Beta and its trial bikes

Beta has always been associated with the history of two-wheelers. It was born in Florence in 1904 from the beginnings of its founding partners Bianchi Enzo and Tosi Arrigo and dedicated himself to the construction of handmade bicycles.
In the 1940s, he began to manufacture the first motorcycles by applying a roller motor to the rear wheel of one of his bicycles.
Beta’s first moped, the CERVO 48, was thus created, reaching the 50s with the production of sporty models characterized by their double cradle frame, fork and telescopic shock absorbers and equipped with larger engines (125 and 175cc.) derived from the competition motorcycles of the time.
In the 1960s, Beta began the production of its own engines that would power all the vehicles in its production, also continuing with the escalation of sporting conquests.
With the appearance in the 70’s of the off-road segment, Beta specialized more and more in this discipline, maintaining an active participation in the world of competition with dirt bikes and enduro at the beginning and trial successively, disciplines that would grant repeated sporting conquests including 4 Trial world championships conquered by Jordi Tarres, 3 in a row by Dougie Lampkin (from ’97 to ’99), 6 Indoor World Titles and several European Championships, achievements that transformed Beta into a synonym for Trial.
One of those world titles went to Albert Cabestany, specifically the 2002 World Indoor Championships, at the controls of a Beta Rev3.
In 2007, the Rev3 saga would be responsible for the brand’s immersion in the world of 4-stroke in Trial, even timidly participating in a World Championship race under the command of Jordi Pascuet. Currently this mechanic is still equipped in the EVO saga, although the main workhorse for the brand are the 2-stroke engines.
Today, the brand’s two main official riders are Jeroni Fajardo and James Dabill.
Beta also currently manufactures Enduro models and the ALP saga, focused on a less sporty use of the mountain bike.


Beta TR240 (1983-4) First trial model
Beta TR32, (1984-5)
Beta TR33, (1985-6)
Beta TR34, (1986-9)
Beta TR35, (1989–91)
Beta Zero, (1989–92)
Beta Synt, (1992-4)
Beta SuperTrial, (1992-3)
Beta Gara, (1993-4)
Beta Techno, (1994-9)
Beta Rev-3, (1999–2008)
Beta Rev3-4-stroke (2007–08)
Beta Evo 2T and 4T (2009 – present)


2002 – Introduced BETA REV3 2002
2003 – Introduced BETA REV3 2003
2003 – TRIAL 2003 Comparison
2004 – Introduced BETA REV3 2004
2005 – Introduction of BETA REV3 2005
2006 – Introduced BETA REV3 2006
2007 – BETA REV3 Test 2007
2007 – Introduction of BETA REV3 250 4-STROKE 2007
2008 – Introduction of BETA REV3 2008
2009 – Introducing BETA EVO 2009
2010 – Introducing BETA EVO 2010
2010 – Presentation of BETA EVO 4-STROKE 2010
2011 – Thorough testing BETA EVO 300 2011
2011 – 2011 BETA EVO 4-stroke in-depth test

2012 – Presentation of BETA EVO 2012


2012 – Introducing BETA EVO 300 Factory 2012

Beta Evo Factory 2012

2013 – Presentation of BETA EVO Factory 2013

Beta Evo Factory 2013

2013 – Introducing BETA EVO 2013


2013 – Thorough test BETA ALP 200 Trial-Excursion

Beta ALP 200

2013 – Thorough test BETA ALP 4.0 400 Trial-Excursion

Beta ALP 400

2014 – Presentation of BETA EVO 2014

Beta Evo 2014

2014 – Presentation of BETA EVO Factory 2014

Beta Evo Factory 2014

2015 – Introducing BETA EVO 2015

Beta EVO 2015

2015 – Introducing BETA EVO Factory 2015

Betaevofactory2015 Side

2016 – Introducing BETA EVO 2016

Beta EVO range 2016

2016 – Introducing BETA EVO Sport 2016

Beta EVO Sport with 2-stroke engine

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