3,967 ft
Distance
38 ft
Climb
-129 ft
Descent
00:03:52
Avg time

Challenge Roadside Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #8289

The Club’s brief for the extensive rebuild of the trail was to retain the shape, length and the style of the original as much as possible. While following the original line it now features a lot more berms, rollers and jumps (all safely table-topped) while still retaining the flowing nature of the original.

The trail is very popular with riders of all abilities. The jumps are designed to be safe to roll over at slow speed, but as rider's speed increases so does their ability to clear the tabletops.

source: Ride Rotorua
Access Info

Entrance to all the Challenge Block trails (Challenge, Challenge Roadside, Down the Guts, and Boulderdash) is from the high point of Radio Hut Rd.


Local Trail Association
More Stats for Challenge Roadside mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -90 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,107 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,204 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,198 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,108 ft
  • Grade
    -2.268%
  • Grade max
    -23.884%
  • Grade min
    20.121%
  • Distance climb
    950 ft
  • Distance down
    1,690 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,327 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:52
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Status:
on Nov 21, 2016
Dry
Avg: 4 (5 votes)

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Challenge Roadside Trail Reports

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Nov 21, 2016 @ 5:53am
Nov 21, 2016
May 8, 2016 @ 1:49pm
May 8, 2016
has had considerable work - jumps are in perfect condition with crisp lips and a hard main line. Go do some jumps!
Oct 15, 2015 @ 12:12am
Oct 15, 2015
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Apr 27, 2016 @ 1:33pm
Apr 27, 2016
Challenge Roadside, Rotorua

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