DISSECTED: RUBEN CHADWICK’S AHEC-WINNING BETA


4 hours in the past | Phrases: Andy Wigan | Pictures: OK Photograph

How do you set an enduro bike as much as deal the flesh-wounds and flogging it’s certain to undergo on the gnarly obstacles that litter each spherical of the Australian Exhausting Enduro Championship (AHEC)? And what kind of elements and equipment could be fitted to minimise the injury to its important organs?

At a current 2024 model-launch staged by the fellows from Beta Bikes Australia, we holed up the 2023 AHEC’s title-winning Ruben Chadwick and his devoted technician, Ash Martin, for an perception into the particular elements that Ruben’s Beta RR300 Racing runs, and the way its laconic and proficient man-mountain of a machine man-handler likes the factor arrange.

And for you tech sorts, we’ve even added a desk (see under) with a complete listing of elements fitted to this very particular Beta – a few of which didn’t get a point out within the video.

NOTE: A post-production phrase of warning from Ash Martin: “Hey, simply so your viewers is aware of, the rationale Ruben’s race was wanting fairly ‘scarred’ within the footage is that, moreover new tyres, the factor was filmed actually because it completed the final spherical of the AHEC collection – the place it took an absolute beating!”

So, take pleasure in – battle scars and all…

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