22.8 miles
Distance
1,806 ft
Climb
-1,805 ft
Descent
390 ft
High Point

This route follows public roads - please share the road wisely.
Take extra care on the short State Highway 12 section.

Enjoy a mix of gravel and tarseal roads and an interesting variety of rural, bush and harbour views.
Including a side-trip to Batley, this ride is 36km with 412 metres elevation gain.
Start at Maungaturoto, where there are public toilets and cafes. (For free camping and motorhome sites look for the Maungaturoto Country Club.)
Head west out of town and continue to the Marohemo turnoff (left).
Follow Whakapirau Road to the Marohemo Hall and turn left.
At the Batley-Bickerstaffe intersection you can choose a short side-trip to Batley Beach, or to follow Bickerstaffe Road home to Maungaturoto.

This route is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

Detailed Description
Bickerstaff Road to Batley Return is a 23 mile easy unsanctioned route located near Auckland. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route climbs 1,806 ft with a max elevation of 390 ft then descends -1,805 ft.

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Bickerstaff Road to Batley Return mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    24 ft
  • Altitude start
    237 ft
  • Altitude end
    240 ft
  • Grade max
    -34.4%
  • Grade min
    44.5%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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