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Yes, Desk Jockeys Can Still Race

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Jeff Brines, Co-founder of, cited “personal athletic delusions” as the reason for competing in a pro-cailber downhill mountain bike race after just eight days of training earlier this year. No matter the reasoning, he proved it's easier to go from desk chair to downhill racer than one might think. 

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