Hi all. So I have been exploring and scouting about the North Shore for some time now... A few little decent MTB gems, but nothing very substantial. Suppose I'll need to drive to Woodhill, and Riverhead for that.
I have ridden (or tried to ride).
Unsworth (decent, but short)
Kauri Glen Park (frustrating, lots of steps, and flipping "dieback fences")
Onepoto/Onewa domain, Tuff Crater, Lake road (lekker ride, but short),
Centennial Park (only the outer loops, the inner loops are stair ridden)
I have also planned to ride
Eskdale Reserve (but I am sure it is "closed off due to dieback")
Le Boys Bush Reserve
My last visit to Riverhead scared me off because of the wet and ruts, but I will try a different route next time (if anyone has some decent advice or gpx files out there?).
I have upgraded to Trailforks Pro in the hope of getting some decent MTB riding on the North Shore.
For those interested, I have uploaded some gpx files, or you can check out my Strava profile to see my successful/and not so successful, exploring. https://www.strava.com/athletes/4620187
Penguin to Okura.gpx
Little Shoal Eskdale.gpx
Riverhead Blue 18.5.gpx
Riverhead Blue 15.8.gpx