Mixed M OFF-ROAD TEST: BETA XTRAINER
>The Beta Xtrainer has all the makings of a great cult bike; it just hasn’t found a cult. In concept, the bike is a perfect
replacement for the recently discontinued KTM
200XC-W, which had a very dedicated cult
of followers. That bike, in turn, had replaced
the Kawasaki KDX200, so it makes sense that
the Beta would find a following among those
who don’t fit into the pro racer profile (i.e., trail
riders, women, kids and seniors). As it turns
out, though, the Xtrainer is revered by everyone.
You can’t have a cult if everyone is invited.
Aimed at beginners,
embraced by experts
There’s no place that an
Xtrainer can’t go and, in the
right hands, nothing it can’t do.