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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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Radar Time
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      After a lengthy process, the Waipa Mountain Bike Club gained approval to begin building tracks in the Sainsbury Road forest in 2010. Since then around 8 kilometres of single track has been built near the forestry road which climbs the mountain from the end of Sainsbury Road.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Mt Pirongia
      O'Shea Road Parking google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 3
      • 6
      • 1
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 20, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      15
      Trails Mountain Bike
      15
      Trails E-Bike
      4
      Trails Hike
      10
      Trails Trail Running
      10
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent
      3,987 ft
      Total Vertical
      820 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,442 ft
      Reports
      50
      Photos
      4
      Ridden Counter
      1,321

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance

      Photos of Sainsbury Road Mountain Bike

      4 |
      Sep 29, 2020 @ 8:36pm
      Sep 29, 2020
      45 |
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 1:49pm
      Jul 29, 2019
      report
      38 |
      May 12, 2019 @ 1:21am
      May 12, 2019
      246 |
      Dec 21, 2015 @ 5:17pm
      Dec 21, 2015

      Videos of Sainsbury Road Mountain Bike

      Mini bike mashup
      trail: Lockdown
      0:57 | 40 | May 7, 2020
      Slow-mo - entering lockdown New Zealand
      trail: Lockdown
      0:10 | 61 | Mar 23, 2020
      Mt Pirongia ride - The Sorceror
      3:58 | 147 | Apr 24, 2017
      The Sorcerer
      2:40 | 156 | Feb 10, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2467461Zak31riddentrailThe Sorcerer
      Jan 7, 2021 @ 12:53am
      Jan 7, 2021
      user #2519333LgOiGaddkarmaSainsbury Road
      Dec 11, 2020 @ 10:29am
      Dec 11, 2020
      user #995350ralleyupdatetrailHome And Away
      Nov 14, 2020 @ 4:54pm
      Nov 14, 2020
      user #1727355zachbonetti-nzaddtrailLockdown
      Nov 14, 2020 @ 4:52pm
      Nov 14, 2020
      user #1727355zachbonetti-nzaddtrailJoining Link and 1 more
      Nov 13, 2020 @ 7:23pm
      Nov 13, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1419998timreynoldstrailAlchemyClosed till level1 of Covid-19 lockdown. Trail...
      Jun 7, 2020 @ 7:32am
      Jun 7, 2020
      user #2055697LeamarktrailTrick or TreatGreat ride. Some technical parts and one...
      Mar 8, 2020 @ 12:15am
      Mar 8, 2020
      user #1589847JdunntrailTrick or TreatFun trail fast flowing fun
      Jan 7, 2020 @ 12:05am
      Jan 7, 2020
      user #18843248722547trailTrick or TreatA few puddles but not too bad, good ride
      Oct 29, 2019 @ 10:29pm
      Oct 29, 2019
      user #1518856SeanLallytrailThe ApprenticeSick trail. ????????
      Mar 31, 2019 @ 12:06am
      Mar 31, 2019

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1512 miles3,986 ft8 miles820 ft
      #1,525#65450851
      E-Bike44 miles1,109 ft2 miles797 ft
      384
      Hike108 miles2,671 ft5 miles791 ft
      #1,368#464712
      Trail Running108 miles2,671 ft5 miles791 ft
      #1,369#4647
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