Bailey MTB Park Race Day

Downhill Mountain Bike Racing

Thanks to all our racers, parents, spectators, and sponsors who participated in our 2016 Rolling Thunder DH Race Series! We had a great time and hope you did too. See you on the mountain or next year for Rolling Thunder DH 2017!

Timing by Pisgah ProductionsBailey Mountain Bike Park is pleased to present the Rolling Thunder Racing Series. This series of downhill mountain biking races will be run at Bailey Mountain and offer Pro/Expert, Amateur/Sport and Youth racer categories. The top three fastest times in each cat will be awarded at each race.Rolling Thunder Race format will include Sunday morning practice, race, then awards. The park will be open to the public on Saturday for riding and race practice.
Race timing provided by Pisgah Productions.

CASH Prizes for Pro, Amatuer and Youth categories! If we can pull together at least 5 racers in the Masters (40+ group) we will offer cash prizes for that category as well!


The Rolling Thunder Race Series will be sponsored by Fox with the Fall race dates featuring support by the east coast Fox Tech support logo

2016 Dates, Results, Images:

Race #1 June 12 Results Images by Icon Media Asheville 
Race #2 August 28 Results Images by Icon Media Asheville
Race #3 October 16 Results  
Race #4   November 6...   Results       Images by Icon Media Asheville


Park & Race Schedule

  • Check-in as early as 8:30
  • Practice: 9:00 to 11:30 am
  • Race: 12:00 noon
  • Awards: immediately following
  • Shuttles and more riding after awards

Registration Fees include Sunday Park Pass and Race Entry

  • $ 60  Youth 8-13
  • $ 65  Sport/Amatuer 14 & up Women
  • $ 65  Sport/Amatuer 14 & up Men
  • $ 70  Expert/Pro 14 & up Women
  • $ 70  Expert/Pro 14 & up Men

We strongly encourage you to purchase in advance. It will help to expedite the check-in process and get you on the trails more quickly. It also helps us and our team of supporting businesses with planning and creating a great event.


Race Track?

Race 4: Welcome 2 the Jungle >> Jumanji >> Cowbell
Race 3: Skywalker >> Banshee >> Salvador's Slalom
Race 2: Welcome 2 the Jungle >> Black Mamba >> Cowbell
Race 1: Skywalker >> Blue DH >> Cowbell


Rain or shine - Yes. Weather Underground Forecast for the area.


Full Face Helmets required to race.


This is an unsanctioned race. No license is required.

Racing Age?

The age of the racer on December 31, 2016. For example, if your 13 year old racer will be 14 by year's end, then his/her racing age is 14.


Volunteers are greatly appreciated. Contact me via email included below. Thank you!


Yes, The Tacoed Wheel will be with us for most of the races.

Pit Space?

Very limited. Please let us know your wants or needs. We will do our best to accommodate.


We will cap the race at 90 entrants.


Waivers: All riders will be required to fill out a waiver. Riders under 18 will need to have a waiver signed by their parent. No waiver? No race/ride. Please call us if you have any question or concern about who needs to complete a waiver for a minor. 855 743 3962. If you have already completed a Bailey Mountain Bike Park waiver for 2016, you will not need to complete another.

More Questions?

Please visit Planning Your Ride and FAQs.


2016 Series is completed. Thanks to all of you who raced with us at Bailey Mountain Bike Park!

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