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5 Tips for Packing and Riding

Posted by Jay Barry on Sunday, May 12, 2013, In : Travel 

This will be the first of a few blogs regarding Dezso and my recent trip to ride parts of the Utah Backcountry Discovery Route. In contrast with the know-it-all-blogs, I definitely lack the proper credentials to tell you how to ride. Instead I thought I’d tell you some of my hastily put together rules for packing and riding.

  1. Space is limited on your motorcycle. You’ve got panniers and maybe a bag on top to fit your camping, cooking, photography, and computer gear inside where it’s...

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Deep Water Crossing on the Great Divide Trail.

Posted by Jay Barry on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, In : Travel 

Dezso had texted me to see if I was interested in riding another section of Great Divide Trail. I was in the middle of packing for a week-long work trip followed by another week of camping. Needless to say I was quite busy.

“Sure,” I texted back, showing my first lapse in judgment.

“7am at the Conoco in Morrison.”

“Really!? Freak. Make it 8.”



The rising sun and I are rarely on the best of terms, but I had to concede an early departure would mean an ...

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Paying it Forward

Posted by Jay Barry on Friday, March 16, 2012, In : Nice bastard 

A weekend or two ago, Deana and I were goofing off around town when we decided to stop at a restaurant for a late lunch snack. When the bill came, we pulled our usual stunt of looking at the bill, looking shocked and pushing it toward the other. This can go on for a while and it never gets old for us. But about the third pass between each other, the man sitting next to us at the bar reached over and grabbed our bill. He said he was going to pay our bill for us. We protested (albeit mildly) th...

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NOT my 15 minutes of fame.

Posted by Jay Barry on Monday, June 13, 2011,
Well, at least I hope not. The Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers put a call out for artwork (apparently they have enough authors), so I sent a link to some of the art I have on my Facebook page and they've already posted on of my pieces on their website. You have to scroll down on the right side to see the pen and ink drawing of a kid with an umbrella. Let's see if they've corrected the spelling of my name by the time you click on the link.

Wow. So many links! Ooooh! Ahhhhhh!

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Jay Barry
Denver, Colorado
Jay Barry