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Culture. Cuisine. Connection. | Around The World On A Motorcycle.


The Cat Dragged In

ust over a year ago backers through Kickstarter made it possible for me to print and promote my new book “FORKS: A Quest for Culture, Cuisine, and Connection. Three Years. Five Continents. One Motorcycle.” Those backers who followed my journey to publication will likely remember the various cameo appearances of a character—a cat—who slowly dragged […]

Pittsburgh – Special Wrap, TV, Summer Camp & Wine

With the RoadRUNNER event behind me, the next major stop on the FORKS Tour ’14 took me to Pittsburgh—where the proximity of three rivers, The Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio made Pittsburgh ideal for settlers in the 1700’s. In more recent years, Pittsburgh gets huge nods for grading the tops of “best places to live” lists and […]


Snowshoe, West Virginia — FORKS Book ‘Tour — RoadRUNNER Touring Weekend

Leaving my new friends in Columbus I headed to Snowshoe, West Virginia, home of the popular Snowshoe Mountain Ski Resort and summer mountain biking, motocross and a plethora of other outdoor activities—and this year site of the 9th annual RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel Magazine’s Touring Weekend. I was honored to be asked to come […]

FORK On Tour ’14—Near YOU?

A quick update regarding my new book FORKS—A Quest for Culture, Cuisine, and Connection. Three Years. Five Continents. One Motorcycle. As a small (let’s say tiny) independent publisher with no staff, but fortunate to have an amazing group of friends, volunteers, and others interested in helping me get FORKS on to more tables and more […]

FORKS on Tour: Summer ’14 – Looking for a Sprinter Van and Some Help

With the bulk of the Kickstarter books shipped and the looming official release/publication date of FORKS (June 2, 2014) just around the corner, my focus is on a cross-country book tour. This would include book signings, readings and special events surrounding travel, food and motorcycles. Planning and coordinating such a tour is a lot of […]

Three Years In The Making: FORKS. A Quest for Culture, Cuisine, and Connection

Three Years. Five Continents. One Motorcycle. WorldRider, Allan Karl turns to crowdfunding to help realize his vision for this book, which lets readers experience the world through inspiring stories, beautiful photography, and delicious food from 35 different countries. Rather than compromise his vision by using traditional publishers, who wanted to simplify his book, author Allan […]


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