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      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
      Sainsbury Road Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
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      Open on Dec 31, 2018
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      (www.waipamtb.org.nz)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,835
      Trails (view details)
      9
      Trails Mountain Bike
      9
      Trails Hike
      8
      Trails Trail Running
      8
      Total Distance
      7 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      5 miles
      Total Descent
      2,339 ft
      Total Vertical
      728 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,350 ft
      Reports
      21
      Photos
      1
      Ridden Counter
      393

      Photos of Sainsbury Road Mountain Bike

      trail: The Sorcerer
      198 |
      Dec 21, 2015 @ 5:17pm
      Dec 21, 2015
      The Sorcerer, Hamilton
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      Videos of Sainsbury Road Mountain Bike

      Mt Pirongia ride - The Sorceror
      3:58 | 83 | Apr 24, 2017
      The Sorcerer
      2:40 | 109 | Feb 10, 2016
      Liam Brierly X MTRC
      303 | Dec 30, 2016 , My City
      The Sorcerer Sainsbury Rd Pirongia
      281 | Dec 30, 2016 , Te Awamutu
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