One of the more popular trails in the Nashville area, Lock 4 is approximately nine miles of well-maintained singletrack. Though there is not a significant elevation change, the trail uses natural features and the provided terrain to make it really fun. The trail is divided into segments, plus several off-shoots intended for more advanced riders.
Need to Know Info
Parking is at a dedicated mountain bike trailhead. Though continuous, the trail is divided into and east and west side. The west side is lower and closer to the lake, and stays wet more in the winter. The west side is usually closed until the spring.
The 6 hour challenge race will be rain or shine. If less than 90 riders combined participate, purse pay out will be cut in half. The event will begin at 10 a.m. with a Shotgun Lemans start at the peninsula of Lock 4 Park. Lap time will be recorded at the end of each lap per rider. At 3:30 p.m. the cut-off to begin the last lap will occur. Riders coming in after 3:30 p.m. will be stopped and scored by their number of laps then their finish time. This process will go on until the last rider finishes. Riders who finish after 4 p.m. will not be permitted to begin their last lap. How do we determine who wins? The most laps finished in the fastest time before 4 p.m.