Hot X Buns Details
Fast and flowing with a few technical sections to keep you honest. Minimal pedalling required, except for a gully which you straight line down to carry as much speed as possible in order to get up the other side.
The trail handles rain well due to its coarse, loamy soil. In summer it develops some serious high speed braking bumps and takes on a different nature. There are plenty of different lines, so the more you ride it - the more dialed in you'll be able to make your line choices.
Towards the end there is a side option called Bandy Line. It is to your right after a traverse as you come into a fast, straight bumpy section which is the main track. Bandy Line has some tricky tight corners, and a drop which is getting bigger every year as the rain undercuts the landing. Scope it first - don't ride it blind or if it's above your abilities. Bandy Line joins back onto the main line for the final straight which fires you at speed into the intersection at the bottom of Direct where you probably started from.
Starts from the top of Direct Rd. Most often access by climbing Direct Rd, it can also be reached from the other side, with Sidewinder joining the western side of Direct road and a short, mellow climb to the high point.
More Stats for Hot X Buns mountain bike trail
Altitude change-481 ft
Altitude min1,357 ft
Altitude max1,853 ft
Altitude start1,838 ft
Altitude end1,357 ft
Distance climb589 ft
Distance down4,244 ft
Distance flat379 ft
Avg reverse time00:00:12
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Hot X Buns Trail Reports
Sep 16, 2018 @ 7:32pmSep 16, 2018
|Dry and grippy|
Aug 13, 2018 @ 5:06pmAug 13, 2018
|Running well, perfect dirt|
Mar 28, 2018 @ 3:23pmMar 28, 2018
|Lots of new work done after the Toa Enduro so running mint|
Dec 13, 2017 @ 8:22pmDec 13, 2017
Nov 18, 2017 @ 5:34pmNov 18, 2017
Whakarewarewa Forest Rotorua
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