32.0 miles
10,240 ft
-8,760 ft
2,562 ft
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Motu Rd Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Access Road/Trail
  • Trail type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating

Part of the Motu Cycle Trail, this is the route taken to get to the start of the Pakihi Track which is downhill only.

As you climb the road it narrows and becomes rougher and is easier to ride than drive. Team this up with the Dunes Trail and Pakihi Track for the Motu Cycle Trail, a 92km loop from Opotiki.

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More Stats for Motu Rd mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,480 ft
  • Altitude min
    26 ft
  • Altitude start
    46 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,526 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    15.2 miles
  • Distance down
    15.3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1.5 miles
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