Also making AZT 300 history, 47 year-old Jefe Branham finished the Arizona Trail 300 course early this morning setting a new singlespeed record of just over two days. Find the details here…

Hailing from Gunnison, CO, longtime ultra-endurance racer Jefe Branham crossed the Picket Post finish line at 3:24 AM local time setting the new AZT 300 singlespeed record for the ~280 mile course—2:01:24 (2d 1h 24m). The former singlespeed record was set in 2016 by Neil Stitzer (2d 6h 23m). Jefe was riding a new titanium hardtail from Why Cycles with 30×21 gearing and 29 x 2.6″ tires…

AZT 300 Singlespeed Record
  • AZT 300 Singlespeed Record, Jefe Branham
  • AZT 300 Singlespeed Record, Jefe Branham

When asked about the race, Jefe had this to say: “[I’m] cooked. I pushed really hard last night and this morning, legs are f@cked! But I am so stoked, and I can hardly believe I still pulled it off. My GPS was not setup right and I made two big missed turns that scored me prob 5-6 miles of extra out-and-back action. All my fault! But getting over it somehow opened some doors in my head. It was a great time.” Congrats on an amazing accomplishment, Jefe!



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