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.

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Good question. Wahoo! says up to 17 hours on one charge, but I generally got about three, 4-hour rides per charge. So, about 12 hours.
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Jeff Barber   19 hours ago
rode 23.8 miles at Morningside Nature Preserve
 

Basement IPA via Strava
Jeff Barber   23 hours ago
updated Morningside Nature Preserve conditions to Good
 
Jeff Barber   23 hours ago
added Next R
 
Carbon crank set.
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Jeff Barber   23 hours ago
added Cinch Oval
 
Direct mount oval chainring.
Jeff Barber   1 day ago
 
Jeff Barber   2 days ago
added MT520
 
4-piston brakes.
Jeff Barber   2 days ago
added a map of Palmer Woods
 
Jeff Barber   2 days ago
added Palmer Woods
 
Flow trails, opening October, 2018.
Jeff Barber   2 days ago
 
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
rode 21.1 miles at Ride and Fly: Sykes Park
 

Afternoon Ride via Strava
Jeff Barber   3 days ago
updated Ride and Fly: Sykes Park conditions to Good
 
Jeff Barber   5 days ago
replied to Classifieds?
 
I wonder if our spam filter is overly sensitive? Send me a PM or email (jeff@singletracks.com) if this happens again and I'll look into it.
 
Jeff Barber   5 days ago
added Grippler
 
Multiple colors and available in either 30mm or 33mm outer diameter.
What do you mean? He probably owns the whole forest. :)
Jeff Barber   6 days ago
 
Jeff Barber   1 week ago
added a photo of Vittoria Martello
 
Jeff Barber   1 week ago
added Martello
 
All-mountain tire with big, square knobs.
Jeff Barber   1 week ago
rode 20.9 miles at Ira B Melton
 

Blind Pirate via Strava
Jeff Barber   1 week ago
updated Ira B Melton conditions to Good
 
In a survey a couple years ago we found mountain bikers are 3 times as likely to own a Subaru as the average American. I suspect Subaru's decision was more business-related and strategic...
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Jeff Barber   1 week ago
replied to Post Ride PUB suggestions
 
The Hub / Pisgah Tavern in Brevard, NC. Bike shop with a beer bar attached, and it's literally feet away from the National Forest.
This story was prepared before the NPR interview with L&M CEO Daniel Emerson where he spoke about the possibility of moving assembly overseas due to tariffs. https://www.npr.org/2018/09/24/651221317/u-s-tariffs-on-china-may-force-california-company-to-move-production-overseas?t=1539086252037
Jeff Barber   1 week ago
 
A few years ago someone stole a trailer with 11 Santa Cruz bikes in it. The estimated loss was around $100K. This is more than 10X as many bikes!
Jeff Barber   1 week ago
added a map of Pepco
 
Jeff Barber   1 week ago
added Pepco
 
Powerline trail connecting Muddy Branch Stream Valley Park and South Germantown Recreational Park.
That is disappointing. I can understand the brake issue, but the customer service response is the part that is unacceptable. Since it's a previous model year bike it's possible the bike was sitting...
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Jeff Barber   1 week ago
replied to Classifieds?
 
We don't have a formal system but feel free to post in the forums. Just tag the post 'classifieds'.
 
Haha, Seth Goodman. A flat yard is actually the perfect place to build a skills course. Honestly my young kids like playing on skills courses more than actually riding trails, so if you...
Jeff Barber   1 week ago
 
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