Jeff BarberWorld Champ

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Decatur // Georgia

 
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About Me

Jeff co-founded Singletracks.com with his wife Leah (mudhunny) in 1999. Today he works out of Singletracks World HQ in Decatur, GA as the publisher.

My Bikes

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Jeff Barber   17 hours ago
added a photo of Shimano XT M8020
 
Jeff Barber   21 hours ago
added 2 photos.
 
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Jeff Barber   21 hours ago
added Ambient
 
Insulated mountain biking jacket with a waterproof coating and a hood.
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Jeff Barber   20 hours ago
added Summit AmFib
 
Thermal mountain bike pants.
I don't read this as a criticism of Peloton necessarily. It's more like wishful thinking, that a company with lots of $$ like Peloton could spread the message of trails and biking to the masses. I have a lot of respect for what Peloton is doing, and clearly a lot of people find value in…
Jeff Barber   1 day ago
added Shimano XT M8020
 
Four-piston brakes.
Two stories: A friend once showed up (late) for an early morning race start, two hours away from home, with two left shoes. As I recall, he did the race with two left...
Jeff Barber   1 day ago
added LG1 Semi-Slick
 
Roll fast, and corner faster with e*thirteen's SEMI-SLICK tire. Speed doesn't always have to come at the cost of traction....
I tried to think of something, but everything I could come up with is lame. There really is no substitute for getting out on the trail and riding.
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Well, this might just be your year schwim! Leah probably won't appreciate me divulging this, but "Brutal" is not a part of this year's event title. :) Would be great to ride with...
Several folks have been asking about the Singletracks Brutal Loop, and while we're not quite ready to share details, we wanted to let everyone know the event will be taking place March...
 
Love seeing all those blue skies! Been pretty overcast in Georgia what feels like weeks...
I stick with it and ultimately remind myself that we all have bad days every now and then. My thought pattern tends to go something like this: Blame the conditions: These stupid...
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
rode 22.2 miles at Ira B Melton
 

Evening Ride via Strava
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
added 14 photos.
 
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Jeff Barber   3 days ago
added Garnet Dropper Post
 
30.9mm or 31.6mm diameter, internally or externally routed. Infinite adjust.
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Jeff Barber   3 days ago
added Trigger Knee Shin Guard
 
Knee / shin protection.
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
added Trigger AM
 
All-mountain helmet.
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
added Uptimizer HC
 
Customizable dropper post.
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
added Helix Dropper Post
 
Internally-routed dropper post.
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
added Covert
 
Dropper seat post.
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
added Koryak Dropper Post
 
Up to 170mm of travel, and 27.2mm diameter option available.
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
added Tellis
 
Infinitely adjustable, up to 150mm of travel.
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
added Turbine Dropper
 
Based on the Fox Transfer dropper post.
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
added Dropper Post
 
"World's shortest, long-travel dropper post."
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
added Jack
 
Up to 150mm of travel. 30.9 or 31.6mm diameter available.
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
added UpDown
 
Cartridge-style, adjustable dropper post.
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
added Haven Dropper Post
 
Up to 150mm travel, 30.9 and 31.6mm diameter options available.
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
replied to First rides of the new year
 
Here's a screen shot showing where to click to grab your photo. So meta!
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Brrrr. At least snow is better than the rain we've been having in Georgia...
 
That looks like my kind of ride schwim!
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
started a topic: First ride photos of the new year
 
So we just added a function that (hopefully) makes it easy to share photos on the forums and I want to see how it works! In the reply form, click the icon on...
This shouldn't have to be said, but apparently it does. The shutdown does not make it ok to poach trails that are off-limits to bikes. https://www.singletracks.com/blog/forums/topic/mountain-bikers-are-poaching-trails-during-the-govt-shutdown/
Jeff Barber   5 days ago
added a photo
 
Outside Online has an interesting article about mountain bikers (and others) who are poaching trails on federal lands during the shutdown without fear of getting caught by rangers: https://www.outsideonline.com/2381951/illegal-activity-national-parks From the article: “The mountain-biking access...
Flow trails like FATS can be tough this time of year, especially with all the rain we've been having. Flow trails drain well enough, but the problem is most of them are...
Jeff Barber   5 days ago
 
Jeff Barber   1 week ago
added DBX 3.5 Neck Brace
 
Semi-rigid, adjustable neck protection.
At 6'4" you're going to be pushing it on a size large bike from most, if not all brands. I'm 6'3" and even some XL bikes end up being a little too...
Jeff Barber   1 week ago
rode 14.2 miles at Waterworks / Mason Mill
 

Evening Ride via Strava
Jeff Barber   1 week ago
updated Waterworks / Mason Mill conditions to Fair
 
Good on you to return the first fork, and I'm glad you got your money back. Interested to hear what you think about a rigid carbon fork in general. Honestly carbon forks shouldn't cost...
Jeff Barber   1 week ago
 
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