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Griffin has Bakersfield hills on his mind

Amid a busy stretch of summer demos and shows, Jeff Griffin has Bakersfield hills on his mind

Updated: August 24, 2012, 7:40 PM ET
By Doug Parsons

For some who might not have heard of Jeff Griffin, let me give you the rundown. Griffin is a 27-year-old FMX rider who grew up and still lives in Bakersfield, Calif. Since age 5 he has been riding dirt bikes in the hills of Bakersfield, straight out of the comforts of his own garage. Growing up in a similar situation, I know what a luxury it is to be able to, at a moment's notice, throw on gear or just some boots and a helmet and go for a quick trail ride.

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